The Unread Mail folder is a default Outlook Search Folder. If it isn't visible in your Folders list, you can add it.

  1. In Mail, click the Folder tab.

  2. In the New group, click New Search Folder.

    Tip: You can also open the New Search Folder dialog box by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+P.

  3. In the Reading Mail section, click Unread mail.

  4. Click OK.

Note: Use these same steps to add any default Search Folder. In step 2, in the New Search Folder dialog box, click the Search Folder that you want to add.

Search Folders

  1. In Mail, on the File menu, point to New, and then click Search Folder.

    Tip: You can also open the New Search Folder dialog box by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+P.

  2. In the Reading Mail section, click Unread Mail.

  3. Click OK.

Note: This procedure works for restoring any default search folder; choose that folder in the New Search Folder dialog box.

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