Tips to turn off the AutoArchive feature in Microsoft® Outlook
What are the key aspects of the AutoArchive feature in Microsoft Outlook? Mention the ways to turn off off the feature.
Microsoft Outlook is a powerful email client developed by Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft Outlook supports Windows operating system as well as Mac operating system. Microsoft Outlook is available in different versions such as Microsoft Outlook 2003, Microsoft Outlook 2007, 2010 etc. Each version comes with new features as well as improvements over previous versions. One of the stunning features offered by Microsoft Outlook is the AutoArchive feature. Using AutoArchive feature you can delete or move the old items by specifying a time limit. You can move the old items by clicking the ‘Archive’ button in the file menu which will move the items to a storage file. AutoArchive feature will move the old item automatically to these folders. You can enable the feature by turning on the feature and then set the properties of AutoArchive feature for each folder.
Different methods to turn off the AutoArchive feature in Microsoft Outlook are given below:
- AutoArchive in Microsoft Outlook
- Disable AutoArchive Running all Folders
- Disable AutoArchive Running One Folder
AutoArchive in Microsoft Outlook
AutoArchive feature is one of the stunning feature offered by Microsoft Outlook. You can utilize this feature by turning on the AutoArchive and then setting appropriate properties to each folder. You can enable AutoArchive feature from the ‘Tools’ menu. Click on the ‘Option’ and select ‘Other’ tab. Then click the ‘AutoArchive’ option and select the checkbox ‘Run AutoArchive every n days’.
Disable AutoArchive Running all Folders
You can turn off AutoArchive in Microsoft Outlook to prevent AutoArchive from running on all folders. To disable AutoArchive, select the ‘Program List’ from the ‘Start’ menu and click on the ‘Microsoft Outlook’. Then select the ‘Tools’ menu and click on the ‘Options’. Then select the ‘Other’ tab and click on the ‘AutoArchive’. To disable AutoArchive, clear the ‘Run AutoArchive every n days’ checkbox which turns off AutoArchive feature for all folders including individual folders.
Microsoft Outlook also offers facility to disable or turn off AutoArchive feature from running on one folder. Open Microsoft Outlook from the ‘Start’ menu and click on the ‘Go’ menu. Then select the ‘Folder List’ and select the folder that you want to disable AutoArchive. Click on ‘Properties’ by right clicking on the folder and click on ‘AutoArchive’ tab. Then click on ‘Do not archive items in this folder’ option.
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