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How Do I Get My E-mail Automatically?

Posted By cynthia On September 30, 2013 @ 11:16 AM In E-Mail Help | Comments Disabled

Russ from Chambers, Nebraska writes:

How can I get my new emails to come automatically, without having to click the send/receive button?

Russ, you’ll need to open up your Outlook inbox and select the Send/Receive Tab.

 

The choose Send/Receive groups.

 

 

Then select either the group you wish to change the settings for or just click All Accounts if you want to change it for everything.

 

 

The Send/Receive Group window will open.

 

 

Here you can adjust how often Outlook checks for e-mails. You can choose between 1 and 1440 minutes. Choosing 1440 minutes means your account will only check for mail once a day.

 

 

Outlook will check for new email when you open it and at the duration you’ve selected.  It’s recommended that you don’t check for e-mail any more often than every 10 minutes, especially if you receive a large volume of e-mail. 

You can also choose here to perform an automatic send/receive when you exit Outlook.

 ~ Cynthia


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