Change the order of folders in the Folder Pane

Outlook lets you rearrange the folders you create in the folder pane.

Note: August 10, 2016: You might notice that the folder pane in Outlook has disappeared. The Outlook team is aware of this issue and actively investigating to release a fix. In the meantime, please go to View > Folder Pane > Normal, to turn the folder pane on. We will keep you posted on updates.

  • In the Folder Pane, drag the folder to a new location in the folder list.

Search Folders can’t be moved and is the last set of folders for an account.

Tip:  You can also add folders to the Favorites section, which appears at the top of the Folder Pane.

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