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Moving Local Personal Email Folders to the Cloud
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Add Personal Folders to your Microsoft Outlook 2013 in Windows 7

(if they are already present, proceed to the "Moving Personal Folder to the Cloud" section below)

1. Click on Start button in the lower left corner of the desktop screen

2. Click on Control Panel

Click on the Mail icon

Click on the Data Files button


Click on Add

Navigate to your locally stored PST file

Click to select the file

Click the OK button

This file will now show up in the Navigation Pane of Outlook 2013


Move Personal Folders to the Cloud in Microsoft Outlook 2013 in Windows 7

Right click on your Inbox

Click on New Folder

Name the New Folder

Repeat as necessary to create additional new folders

Click on the Personal Folder (Archive below) from which you are moving email 



Select any messages you want to move. You can shift+click to highlight multiple messages. To select all messages click the top message to select it, then scroll to the bottom and shift+click to select the bottom message.

Drag the selected mail to your new folder on the left (repeat this for each new folder created)

The new folders and re-located email should be displayed (if not, refresh the page) and will now be available wherever you are logged into your email.


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