How to Check Total Message Count in an Outlook Folder

In Outlook, you can easily get the numbers of unread messages because the number is just right after the folder. For example, you can easily figure that I have 338 unread messages in my Inbox folder from Step 1 below. If you want to figure out how many messages in total in a folder, please follow the steps below:

Step 1: Right click the folder, for example, "Inbox" folder;

Step 2: Click "Properties" from the dialog box;

Step 3: Choose "Show total number of items" in the new window, and click "OK" at the bottom;

If you want to check the number of unread messages, please check "Show number of unread itmes".

Step 4: Go back to the Outlook and you will notice the number right after the folder is changed.

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