Manage your mailbox I: Find its size and trim it down

Outlook mailbox, messages

Battle mailbox size by learning how to manage your Microsoft Outlook 2007 Mailbox and keep it within a specific size limitation.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • One practice session for hands-on experience. The practice requires Outlook 2007.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.

Goals

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • View the size of your mailbox and its folders.

  • Understand what makes an e-mail message big and find the size of any message.

  • Set up some simple processes and use tools built into Outlook to prevent e-mail pileup from happening in the first place.

Topics in this course

  1. Is your mailbox getting too big?

  2. What does it mean for a mailbox to be big?

  3. See your mailbox size

  4. Messages can make a mailbox big

  5. Find the large messages

  6. Save attachments outside your e-mail

  7. Not current or useful? Move it to storage on your own computer

  8. Empty the Deleted Items folder

  9. Take steps to avoid junk

  10. Do you use RSS? Weed your feeds

  11. One-stop cleanup with Mailbox Cleanup

  12. Practice

  13. Quick reference card

Applies To: Outlook 2007



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