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is it possible to rename the inbox folder on an exchange 2010 mailbox

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i need to rename the inbox fodler
i tried using mfcmapi but it doesn not allow me to rename the inbox
is this even possible?
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Question by:dougdog
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by:suriyaehnop
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Do you want to change the default folders name to another languange?

https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2826855

http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/renamedefaultfolders.htm
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It is supposed to be possible(though maybe not recommended).  Did you follow a particular set of instructions?

Here's a good writeup:

http://www.slipstick.com/outlook/rename-outlooks-default-folders/

which uses mfcmapi.
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by:Adam Farage
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As Ben said (its not recommended) you can do this in MFCMAPI. Since it is a default folder there is a very good possibility this is going to break, and this is also not supportable by MSFT (I have seen this break before).

Basically do not rename the default folders that come with a mailbox, unless you want problems down the road.
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i just want to change it from inbox to allemails
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