Create a folder

Folders provide a way to organize email messages, contacts, and tasks in Outlook. To add a folder to the Navigation Pane, do the following:

Create a folder in Outlook 2010
  1. On the Folder tab, in the New group, click New Folder.

    Note:  When in the Calendar view, the New Folder command is replaced with New Calendar.

  2. In the Name box, enter a name for the folder.

  3. In the Select where to place the folder list, click the location for the new folder. The new folder will become a sub-folder of the folder you select.

  4. Click OK.

Create a folder in Outlook 2007
  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Folder (CTRL+SHIFT+E).

    The Create New Folder dialog box opens.

  2. In the Name box, enter a name for the folder.

  3. In the Select where to place the folder list, click the location for the new folder. The new folder will become a sub-folder of the folder you select.

  4. Click OK.

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