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How and Why to Create an Outlook Search Folder

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Ever need to create an intelligent folder that collects all of your unread emails without having to search through your inbox?

With a search folder, you can do just that. Search folders can collect specific emails for you based off the rules you provide. There are many use cases for search folders, so let’s start with the basics to get your inbox organized.

  1. Select the Folder tab
  2. Click New Search Folder.
    • A box will appear that provides a list of example search folders by category that you can create.
  3. Select the search folder you want to create, or create a new type.
    • Click OK. 
  4. A new folder will appear and will gather the emails from your inbox based off the search folder you created.

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