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Automatic clean-up and deletion of emails

Automatic deletion of emails

In Outlook you can assign different policies to your personal folders. These policies can automatically delete email older than a specific date. Personal folders are folders you have created yourself. You cannot assign policies to system folders. System folders are folders like “Inbox”, “Deleted Items” etc.


The policies you can assign are:

·         1 Week Delete

·         1 Month Delete

·         6 Month Delete

·         1 Year Delete

·         2 Year Delete

·         5 Year Delete


How to do it:

1.       Mark the folder you wish to assign the policy.

2.       Click ”Assign Policy” in the menu bar and select ”Set Folder Policy…”


3.       Choose the policy you wish to assign and click ”Ok”

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