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Disabling Offline Folders in Outlook for Windows

Question:
How do I disable offline folders in Outlook for Windows?
Answer:

Important:When you disable offline folders, you will no longer be able to access your email when you are not connected to the Internet.

To disable offline folders:

  • In 2007/2010:
    1. View the accounts.
      • In 2007, from the Tools drop-down list, select Account Settings....
      • In 2010:
        1. Select the File tab.
        2. Click the Account Settings button.
        3. From the drop-down list, select Account Settings....
    2. Select your Exchange account.
    3. Click the Change... button.
    4. Click the More Settings... button.
    5. Select the Advanced tab.
    6. View the offline data file settings.
      • In 2007, click the Offline Folder File Settings... button.
      • In 2010, click the Outlook Data File Settings... button.
    7. Click the Disable Offline Use button.
    8. Click the Yes button.
    9. Click OK.
    10. Click Next.
    11. Click Finish.
  • In 2013, disable Cached Exchange Mode. For instructions, see Disabling Cached Exchange Mode in Outlook 2003/2007/2010.

Fri, 08/02/2013 - 12:07pm 1563 Views Article ID: 1786