How do you do....it? Thread, Outlook 2007 - no email older than 90 days? in Technical; Got a weird one going on here, but can't fathom it.
In a nutshell, any email that is more than ...
12th May 2008, 04:58 PM #1
Outlook 2007 - no email older than 90 days?
Got a weird one going on here, but can't fathom it.
In a nutshell, any email that is more than 90 days old, isn't showing in my inbox.
They are there, because I can find them using a search, but they don't appear in the default view for my inbox.
I've looked at rules, views, mailbox clean-up and in preferences, but can't see anything that would allow these emails to be viewed.
I need a list of infinite email showing as I regularly have to refer back to correspondence that was received more than 90 days ago (we are having a new 6th form built which entails referring back to what was received etc)
Does anyone know how I can get Outlook 2007 to show all my email in the inbox, and not just the last 90 days?
I bet it's a simple answer!
12th May 2008, 05:06 PM #2
Is this your own mailbox? Or are you using a shared box?
You are having a new sixth form built? Can you specify hair colour, height and built-in synaptic shock control for when they try sticking things into RJ45 sockets or posting pennies to the floppy fairy?
12th May 2008, 05:15 PM #3
My own Exchange account, not shared (to my knowledge!)
Originally Posted by Ben_Stanton
6th formers don't do those things do they, I mean, they want to be there, so they are much better behaved, I'm sure....
Now, back to my inbox problem.
12th May 2008, 05:19 PM #4
And you are connected to exchange, not IMAP or POP?
You've obviously tried the 'View>Current View>Messages' and 'View>Current View>Customise View>Reset View>
Do you have an archive folder?
Last edited by Ben_Stanton; 12th May 2008 at 05:22 PM.
12th May 2008, 06:42 PM #5
Definitely an Exchange connection. I've fannied around with views, but as I have a custom view set up (fonts etc) I'm loathed to reset it.
Originally Posted by Ben_Stanton
It was OK a week or so ago, as I was looking at older emails from December/January time, but i noted today they were no longer showing, so gawd knows what has changed between then and now!
Clearly not a simple answer??
12th May 2008, 11:31 PM #6
- Rep Power
When you search for mail are you searching all folders - It could be that you have auto archive on and its moving mail older than three months into your archive folder. Check File --> Archive to see your archive settings -- you can also specify archive settings for individual folders - Right Click on Folder --> Properties --> Autoarchive tab.
13th May 2008, 09:12 AM #7
Nope, autoarchive is definitely turned off and to my knowledge, always has been. Seems to be the most likely candidate though.
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