How to refresh Outlook inbox automatically?

How to refresh Outlook inbox automatically?

Follow the short guide below to find out how to make Outlook refresh itself automatically so you don't have to click on send/receive every time.

Why my Outlook inbox is not refreshing?

If you can not update your inbox on Outlook, this can be due to several reasons. First of all, check if you have a good internet connection and make sure Outlook has the connection to the Exchange Server. If everything is fine, restart Outlook and try again. You can also set an automatic refresh on Outlook.

How to refresh Outlook automatically?

To make your Outlook inbox refresh automatically, follow these simple steps:

  • Open Outlook.
  • Select File > Options.
  • Select the Mail setup tab.
  • Under the All Accounts tab, checkmark Include this category in send/receive 
  • Select Program an automatic send/receive each "XX" minutes, where XX will be the number of minutes you'd like to leave between each refresh.
  • Click OK to save the changes.

How to refresh Outlook manually?

To refresh your Outlook inbox manually, you simply need to click the refresh button (rounded arrow) and wait for a couple of seconds. You can also use the Refresh button on your computer - F9 to refresh Outlook.

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