Using cleanup tools in Microsoft Outlook 2019

Mailbox cleanup tools are located on the Backstage view. You woulduse this option to find out the size of your mailbox and the folderswithin it. Other features under this heading enable you to empty theDeleted Items folder and archive olditems to the Outlook Data File (*.pst) archive.

  1. Click on File | Tools | MailboxCleanup… to view the mailbox size, as illustrated in thefollowing screenshot:
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  1. The Mailbox Cleanup… dialog boxwill launch with a range of options, as illustrated in the followingscreenshot:
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  1. In this dialog box, you will be able to view mailbox sizecategorized by Outlook item and finditems based on the number of days and size. AutoArchive will move all old items to theOutlook Data File, which is normally located in theDocumentsOutlook Files folder on your hard drive. You canalso empty the Deleted Items folderand delete versions of items from this dialog box.  

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