Solved

Microsoft Outlook

Posted on 2014-03-16
4
125 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-18
Hi, Is there a way to keep all the information on an email (sent/reply) together as a continues piece of correspondence in one file.  I currently have a folder for "Family" which is where my incoming messages are put but, if I reply to a message, the reply end up in the "Sent" folder.  Is that normal or can both messages reside in the Family folder?
Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:camtz
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 19

Assisted Solution

by:regmigrant
regmigrant earned 250 total points
ID: 39932745
If you click on 'show as conversation' on the view tab, outlook will show you the items together even though they're in the Sent Items folder.

If you want to make sure they are all in the same folder go to options, mail, and  under save messages tick the box to keep replies in the same folder when not replying from the inbox

However this is a global setting, if you want it to apply only to specific mails (such as family but not business) then you will need to create a rule to manage outgoing mail - which can be done but let's see if the simpler options work first
0
 
LVL 95

Accepted Solution

by:
John Hurst earned 250 total points
ID: 39932930
Unless you send gobs of emails, and then also to keep Outlook simple, I just move the messages in the sent folder to the correct place. I do that immediately upon send and then all the related emails are in the correct place and it only takes seconds.

This avoids rules and complexity.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:camtz
ID: 39938517
Thank you.
0
 
LVL 95

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 39938857
@camtz - Thank you and I was happy to help.
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Find out what Office 365 Transport Rules are, how they work and their limitations managing Office 365 signatures.
This is my first article on Expert Exchange on the Manual Method of Exporting Office 365 Mailboxes to PST format by using the eDiscovery mechanism of Office. Hope you will enjoy the article.
Migrating to Microsoft Office 365 is becoming increasingly popular for organizations both large and small. If you have made the leap to Microsoft’s cloud platform, you know that you will need to create a corporate email signature for your Office 365…
how to add IIS SMTP to handle application/Scanner relays into office 365.

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question