How to Change How Often Outlook Checks for New Mails

Outlook by default checks emails every 30 minutes. If you think this does not work for you, you can change the email check interval with the steps below:

Step 1: Click the "Send/Receive" tab from the ribbon;

Step 2: Click "Send/Receive Groups" button in the tab;

Step 3: Select "Define Send/Receive Groups" from the drop-down list;

Step 4: In the new window, check the box of "Schedule an automatic send/receive every 30 minutes", and change "30" to the number you want (e.g., "15");

Step 5: Click "Close" to close the window.

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