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Specify an Alternate Folder for Sent Items

Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007, Entourage, Webmail

In Outlook 2010 for Windows:

Click on the Options Tab. Click on the Save Sent Items To button and choose Other Folder. Select the folder from the list of folders and click OK.

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In Outlook 2007 for Windows:

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While composing an e-mail (new, reply, or forward) select the Options icon.  In the Message Options dialog box, select the Browse button within the Delivery Options area.
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Locate and highlight the desired folder from the list in the Select Folder dialog box, then select OK to return to the Message Options dialog box.  The selected folder should appear in the text box adjacent to the Save sent message to checkbox.  Select Close and send the message.

In Entourage:

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While composing an e-mail (new, reply, or forward) select Message>After Sending, Move To>Choose Folder.
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Locate and highlight the desired folder from the list in the Choose Folder dialog box, then select Choose.  When the message is sent a copy will be stored in the selected folder instead of Sent Items.

In Webmail:

Items may not be moved to a specified folder in web mail, they are automatically saved in the “Sent Items” folder.

Document author:
jhaugen
Last modified:
Apr 20, 2012