Add or remove a folder in Outlook for Mac

Create a folder

  1. Select where you want to create the folder, either in an account or another folder. Your new folder will be created within the selected destination.

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  2. Click File > New > Folder in the next menu.

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  3. The new folder will appear as an untitled folder, so re-title it whatever you want by typing in your new title in the text box.

Delete a folder

  1. Double-click the folder you want to delete.

  2. Select Edit > Delete.

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Create a folder

  1. In the navigation pane, click Mail  Mail view button , Contacts  Contacts view button , Tasks  Tasks view button , or Notes  Notes view button .

  2. To create a sub-folder, select the folder under which the new one will be created.

  3. Select Organize > New Folder.

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  4. Type a name for the new folder.

    The above procedure explains how to create a subfolder of an existing folder. To create a folder on the same level in the hierarchy, select a folder, and then press SHIFT + OPTION + COMMAND + N .

Delete a folder

  1. Double-click the folder you want to delete.

  2. Select Edit > Delete .

See Also

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