Rebuild the Index file on Outlook 2010

Rebuild the Index file on Outlook 2010

In this article we will go through the steps to rebuild the Index file of Outlook 2010.

What does Rebuild Index do in Outlook?

If you search for certain items in Outlook and don't manage to find them, the problem might be connected to the fact that the indexing of your Outlook system data files is not complete. To fix the problem, you need to rebuild the search catalog, which restarts the indexing of your data files. Here's how to do it.

How to rebuild the index file on Outlook 2010?

  • Click on File > Options > Search.
  • Next select Indexing Options > Advanced.
  • In the Index settings tab select the Troubleshooting section.
  • Click on the Rebuilt button.
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