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Create a New Folder

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If you have an overcrowded Inbox like most people, or you want to make more than one Contact list, Outlook lets you do this with a few simple steps.

This How-To Article explains how to create a new folder for mail items or other items that you may want to organize.

Create a New Folder

1. Right-click the main (parent) folder that you want to create a folder off of.

2. Select "New Folder..." from the menu that appears.

3. Enter the name you want to call the folder (in the "Name:" text box).

4. From the "Folder contains:" drop-down menu, select what you want to put in the new folder.

5. Click the OK button.

Tip: You can drag contents from one folder into you new folder, or into any folder. You can drag any item from any folder into another folder.

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