Setting up Auto Archive

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  1. Click the File.
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  3. Click Cleanup Tools > Archive...
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  5. Archive Settings
    • Make sure your Inbox is highlighted (this will archive your entire Inbox and any folders under your Inbox).
    • Choose a date. Any items older than this date will be archived.
    • Click Browse... and navigate to your N: drive > Exchange folder. This is where your archive.pst will be saved. You may have to create a folder on your N: drive named Exchange.
    • Click OK.
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  6. Go back to your Inbox. At the bottom you will see that your files are archiving.
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  8. You now have archived a single time. If you wish to set up AutoArchive, please continue to the next steps to complete setting up Auto Archive.
  9. Make sure your Inbox is highlighted.
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  11. Click on Folder > AutoArchive Settings.
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  13. Make sure Archive items in this folder using the default settings is checked. Click Default Archive Settings...
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  15. Default AutoArchive settings:
    • Choose how many days you would like the auto archive to run.
    • If you want to be prompted before the auto archive runs, make sure Prompt before AutoArchive runs is checked.
    • Delete expired items (e-mail folders only), is checked by default.
    • Archive or delete old items, is checked by default.
    • Show archive folder in folder list, is checked by default.
    • Clean out items older than: Choose a time frame.
    • Move old items to: Navigate to your N: > Exchange > archive.pst.
    • If you would like your Inbox and all other folders in your inbox archived, click Apply these settings to all folders now.
    • Click OK.
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  16. Click Apply. Click OK.
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  18. Your archive will appear in the folder pane, on the left hand side.
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Related Articles:
Setting up Auto Archive - Single Folder
Accessing Auto Archive Items



Keywords:cvtc set up auto archive email outlook settings clean up cleanup tools settings   Doc ID:47951
Owner:Jessica C.Group:Chippewa Valley Technical College
Created:2015-03-03 14:47 CDTUpdated:2016-07-22 14:46 CDT
Sites:Chippewa Valley Technical College
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