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Find Missing Outbox Folder in Outlook 2013 / 2010 / 2007

Anuraag Singh | Published: 03-Aug-2022 | MS Outlook | 2 Minutes Reading

Introduction: –

If you are getting stuck in finding the Outbox folder or other IMAP folders in Outlook. Then you are in right place. Find the complete guide for the query “how do you find the outbox folder in Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007”. The same query users can be asked as “how to subscribe IMAP folders in Outlook”.

Guide for Outlook Users: –

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Steps to Find Missing Outbox Folder in Outlook

Outlook stores entire incoming emails into the inbox folder and outgoing emails into the outbox folder. But in many situations, users are unable to find the outbox folders. Outlook also creates a folder list like the draft, sent items, deleted items, archive, junk email folder, etc. In this situation, the user needs to subscribe to IMAP folders in Outlook. Perform the steps listed below to find the missing outbox folder in Outlook. This method is applicable for Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, and 2007 versions.

  • Open your Outlook Mail Client.
  • Right-click on your IMAP mail id to find the IMAP folder list.

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  • Select IMAP Folders and hit Enter.

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  • Now click on Query.

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  • From the list of folders select required folders and hit Subscribe.

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Note: – To select more than one folder, simply press the Ctrl key and select multiple folders.

How to Update IMAP Folder List in Outlook

If your created folder is not in the IMAP folder list. Then you need to update the folder list. Update this list until your created folder appears. After updating this list you can easily subscribe IMAP folder in Outlook. Perform the following steps:

  • Open Outlook and Right-click on your IMAP Account.
  • Select Update Folder List and hit Enter.

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Note: – After updating the IMAP folder list you can find the missing outbox folder in Outlook easily by following the above method.

Final Words

The above-mentioned steps are applicable for all Outlook versions to find the missing outbox folders or to subscribe IMAP folder in Outlook. I hope that this effort will help you to fix this issue easily and quickly.