Compacting your Outlook data file via the Control panel

October 2016

To compact your Outlook data files:
  • Click on Start > Control Panel (View all items) > Mail
  • In the "Mail setup" window click on the the "Data Files" button
  • In the "Account settings" window, select a mail account (in case of multiple ones) click on the Settings button
  • Click on the Compact now button.

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