What’s the size of my mailbox?

  1. To find the size of your mailbox, in the Mailview,click your account.

Outlook account

  1. Click Folder>Folder Properties.

Ribbon folder properties.

  1. Click Folder Size at the bottom of the pane.

Folder properties

You’ll see that the size for the mailbox and each subfolder is indicated in kilobytes (KB).

Folder size

To find the size in megabytes, move the decimal point over three places to the left. For example, 4742 KB is roughly 4.7 MB. For the exact figure, divide the KB value by 1024.

Applies To: Outlook 2013



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