Export mailbox and delete search history in Outlook.com

Outlook.com stores your email, calendar items, and contacts in your mailbox. You can request a copy of your mailbox at any time from the Settings menu. You can also delete your search history or export it as a comma-separated values (.csv) file.

  1. Select SettingsSettings> View all Outlook settings.

  2. Select General > Privacy and data.

  3. Do one of the following:

    • To export your mailbox, select Export mailbox.

      Note: This process might take up to 48 hours. After a copy of your mailbox is ready, you'll receive an email with a link to download the contents of your mailbox. This feature is not available for Microsoft 365 accounts using Outlook on the web.

    • To delete your search history, select Delete history.

    • To export your search history to a .csv file, select Export.

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