Move or copy a message between folders

You can move or copy messages from one folder to another folder in the folder list.

  1. Select the message that you want to move or copy.

    To select multiple items, hold down COMMAND as you click the items.

  2. On the Home tab, click Move, and then do one of the following:

    Move or copy messages between folders


    Do this

    Move the item to another folder

    Click Other folder or Choose Folder.

    Copy the item to another folder

    Click Copy to Folder.

  3. Start typing the name of the destination folder.

  4. When the folder you want appears, click the folder name, and then click Move or Copy.


    • To create a new folder in the folder list, hold down CONTROL , and then click an existing folder in the folder list, and then click New Folder.

    • If you want to move an item to a different folder within the same account, you can also drag the item from the item list to the folder.

See also

Move or rename a folder

Create additional folders in the navigation pane

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