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Create folders to organize emails, move messages, and add folders to your Favorites folder for easy access. Right-click folders to see more options on how to organize. 

Create a folder

  1. Right-click your name in the Folder Pane and select New Folder.  
    Or right-click Inbox to add a folder inside the Inbox and select New Folder.

  2. Type a name for the folder and press Enter.

  3. Select the new folder to open it. 

Move messages into a folder

  1. Select an email message.

  2. Drag and drop it into a folder.

    Note: To move more than one email, select an email, hold down the Ctrl key and select other messages, and then click, drag, and drop them into a folder.

Add a folder to Favorites

  • To add a folder to Favorites, right-click the folder, and then select Show in Favorites.

    Note: You can also select the folder, and then drag and drop it in Favorites.

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Creating folders in Outlook on the web

Create a folder in Outlook

Move an email folder

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