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Organizing Mail Into Folders

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Your Microsoft Outlook Inbox is basically a filing cabinet with many folders in it.  Microsoft Outlook offers many tools to organize the mail in your Inbox.

Organizing Mail Into Folders

1.  Click the Inbox icon on the Outlook Shortcuts bar.

2.  Click the Organize button.  (The Organize button is at the top of the screen in the Standard Toolbar.)

3.  Click Using Folders.

4.  Click the message you want to place into a folder.  

5.  Click the down arrow to the right of the Move Message drop-down menu.

6.  Click the folder you want to place the message into.  

7.  If the Folder you want to place the message in does not exist, click the New Folder button (above the Move Message) drop-down menu.  

8.  The New Folder dialog box will appear.  Complete the fields required.

9.  Select the folder you just created from the drop-down menu.

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