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Outlook - Creating Space

This document details several methods on how to manage the size of your mailbox.

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Empty Deleted Items
Empty Junk Mail
Delete Attachments
To Save the Document That is Being Deleted
Delete by Size


Empty Deleted Items

1. To complete this task, do the following:

        1. Select the "Home" tab.

        2. Right-click on "Deleted Items."

        3. Select "Empty Folder."

Screenshot of Deleted Items Tab in Outlook

Empty Junk Mail

1. To complete this task, do the following:

        1. Select the "Home" tab.

        2. Right-click on "Junk Email."

        3. Select "Empty Folder."

Screenshot of Junk Email in Outlook


Delete Attachments

1. When you first open Outlook:

        1. Select "By Categories."

        2. Select "Attachments."

Screenshot of Sorting by Attachments in Outlook

2. When you find the email you want to remove an attachment from:

        1. Open the email with an attachment. Then, select the drop down arrow on the attachment.

        2. Select "Remove Attatchment."

Screenshot of Removing an Attachment in Outlook


To Save the Document That is Being Deleted

1. First, sort the emails by their attachments. Then, select "Attachments."

2. When you find the email you want to remove the attachment from:

        1. Open an email with an attachment. Select the drop down arrow on the attachment.

        2. Select "Save As" and save to the computer.

        3. Select "Remove Attachment."

Screenshot of Saving an Attachment in Outlook


Delete by Size

1. When you first open Outlook:

        1. Sort the emails by their size, then select "By Attatchments."

        2. Select "Size."

Screenshot of Changing the Size of an Attachment in Outlook

2. Delete emails that are no longer of any use.




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Owner:Caden W.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2017-05-09 09:09 CSTUpdated:2022-12-02 08:14 CST
Sites:UW Green Bay
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