How to enable auto archive in Outlook

Outlook archive feature is useful when your company has restriction on users Outlook Mailbox size and you want to backup old emails periodically to your archive folder. Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010 allows auto archiving of folders using the Outlook Options.

To enable auto archive feature in Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013, click File menu then Options link


In Outlook Advanced Options screen, navigate to Auto Archive section. Click AutoArchive Settings button to launch the AutoArchive window.


Mark the check box with label as Run AutoArchive every and specify the required days after you which you want to schedule the next archive. Click OK button to confirm and save the changes.

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