Choose which IMAP account folders appear in Outlook

When using an IMAP email account, you can choose which folders appear in Outlook. Start by downloading a list of all folders, and then select the folders that you want to subscribe to or view on your computer.

  1. In Mail, in the folder pane, right-click the top folder for your IMAP account.

  2. Click IMAP Folders.

  3. Click Query.

  4. Click a folder, and then click Subscribe or Unsubscribe.

    Note:  To select multiple folders, press and hold Ctrl as you click folder names.

If you have created a new folder on the mail server in another application or using a web browser, and the new folder doesn’t appear in the IMAP Folders dialog box, try updating update the folder list.

  1. In Mail, in the Folder Pane, right-click the top folder for your IMAP account.

  2. Click Update Folder List.

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