LKBEN10743: Howto find big mails in your email client outlook


You need to safe some space and want to delete some big mails instead of a lot of mails taking no space


This should be done from time to time


The easiest way to reduce the size of your mailbox is by searching and deleting message with large attachments. You can save the attachement in separate

files on your computer before deleting them if needed. Please note that your have to make sure you empty the Deleted Items folder to reduce the size of

your data file.

   1. On the Tools menu, click Advanced Find.
   2. In the Look for list, choose Messages.
   3. Click the More Choices tab.
   4. In the Size (kilobytes) list, choose greater than. Type 1000 in the next box under the Size (kilobytes) option.
   5. Click Find Now.


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.