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Create a new folder in Outlook 2016 for Windows

Manage your mailbox by using folders to store and organise your content. This guide explains how to create folders and transfer messages.


In this example, we will create a new folder at the top level of your account.

1. Right-mouse-click on your account name in the Folder List and select New Folder...

Fig 1. Location of the New Folder option on the right-click menu…

Fig 1. Location of the New Folder option on the right-click menu
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2. Type in the name of your new folder and press enter on your keyboard to complete the creation.

Fig 2. New folder name prompt…

Fig 2. New folder name prompt
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3. You have now successfully created a new folder.

Fig 3. New folder created…

Fig 3. New folder created
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