Counting and totaling unread mails from subfolders in Outlook 2007
As the title says i was searching hard to find a solution to count and total
my unread emails from several subfolders of the folder INBOX but i didn't
find anything in this way. Can somebody answer me exactly to this problem or
maybe there is an addon built in this way ?
P.S. I know the trick to make a new unread folder separetly in wich i can
see all the unread mails, but this solution dosen't staisfy me.
I'm not aware of any addins that were designed to do this, but there may be
some that work on the same premise as the search folder trick.
Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlo...Broken "Unread Mail" search folder
The default Unread Mail search folder has died on Outlook (2003).
This happened when I changed an account or some folders or something...
Now when I click on this folder nothing happens. If I right-click on it then
Outlook very quickly crashes and as to be restarted.
I tried creating a new profile to access my existing pst file but this made
If anyone has any idea how I can delete this folder or fix it then please do
let me know.
Your help will be greatly appreciated. This has been bugging me for weeks.
Right click on the busted search folder an...Show Number of Unread Mail IN Taskbar/System Tray
does anyone know if there is a way (in Outlook 2003) to show the number
of unread or new mail in the taskbar or in the system tray. I am
talking when you have Outlook minimized, it says Inbox - Microsoft
Outlook....I want it to say Inbox (1) - Microsoft Outlook. I want
Outlook to behave just like GMail does. Thanks.
...How do I expand messages in Unread Mail search folder?
I use a search folder to identify unread mail that has been moved into
nested local folders by my rules.
Previously, when I displayed the Unread Mail pane, I would see all the
unread messages in groups, with headers indicating their folder.
Something has changed, and now the messages in each folder group are
collapsed. I have to click on a little "+" box in the header to expand
each folder's messages and make them visible.
Where is the setting that controls the display as a collapesed tree? I
would like to have the messages always display in an expanded form, and
not have to m...Unread mail discrepancy in Windows XP Welcome Screen
This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
On the Windows XP Welcome screen, the unread mail counts are =
consistently wrong. I tried editing the registry to synchronize the =
unread mail counts but I was unable to get the Welcome screen count to =
stay synchronized with the actual count in Outlook. I deleted the =
soft\Windows\CurrentVersion\UnreadMail...Unread Mail in Favorites
Got a funny one here: Unread Mail doesn't show in Favorites. I can right
click and add it but when I close Outlook down it vanishes again.
"ChrisSDB" <ChrisSDB@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Outlook 2003
> Got a funny one here: Unread Mail doesn't show in Favorites. I can right
> click and add it but when I close Outlook down it vanishes again.
This indicates that Outlook isn't actually closing properly. The next time
you close Outlook, use the Task Mana...Lost "Unread Mail" folder
Suddenly my "Unread Mail" folder is gone. It is no longer in my folder list
and has disappeared from my Shortcuts.
When I try to add it via "Add New Shortcut", it is listed in the drop-down
list, but when I choose it I get the error:
"The selected folder could not be found. Would you like to remove it from
your history list"
Please help. This was the single best feature of 2003!
Thanks in advance,
Try resetting your Navigation Pane.
From the command line type outlook.exe /resetnavpane
(do this with Outlook closed)
www.ca...Re: OL2002 Not Showing Unread Mail
> Using OL2002. In the shortcut bar, the shortcuts don't show the amount of
> unread mail in each particular folder. This is on my laptop. On my
> they show fine, so I'm assuming there's a setting on my laptop that is not
> set correctly?
> Thanks in advance.
> David Barr Yaffe, C.A.S.
> (to reply remove xyz from email address)
...Moving View Rules To Unread Mail Folder
I have OL2003. I have a subfolder from my Inbox that has some rules
that I'd also like to use in my "Unread Mail" folder. How do I copy
them over? I've tried using File->Folder->Copy Folder Design, but I get
this error: "Folder rules cannot be copied. Copy operation failed".
How can this be done, or can it be done?
The Unread Mail folder isn't really a folder. It's a stored search
represented as a folder. It just shows all the unread messages in all
folders in a message store (PST/mailbox). You can't do things...Accidental deletion of Unread Mail Folder
I am using Outlook 2003, and by accident, I deleted the
Unread Mail folder from my Favorite Folders list. Is
there any way to restore it?
Or, I can create a new folder, but how do I get it to
contain only unread mail?
Thanks for your help!
If you right click the root search folder and select New Search Folder >
Unread Mail, once it is created right click Unread Folder and choose
Customize this folder and use the Browse button to select what folders/sub
folders to include.
"Matt" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
news:09e501c3d9de$6c...Recreating Unread Mail folder in Outlook 2003
Is there a way to recreate the Unread Mail folder in Outlook 2003, if it's
been deleted previously?
I attempted to recreate the folder by hand, which works, but it's
functionality (i.e. all unread messages showing up in it) wasn't restored.
Start Outlook with the /resetnavpane switch.
Outlook.exe /resetnavpane from the command line.
Author, Special Edition Using Microsoft Outlook 2003
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"Robert Gordon" <Robert_Gordon@nospam.perlegen.com> wrote in message
news:OFv4fD5gDHA.884@TK2MS...Unread Mail changed to read mail without reading
Microsoft Outlook has a defect whereby when I select an "Unread Mail"
message, it will "involuntarily" remove the bold font (indicating unread) of
another message which has not been read or even pointed to. Why is this so,
and has Microsoft been contacted before about this?
R N Kaplan
This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
link to open the suggestion in t...incoming emails go directly into "Unread Mail".
I have had no problems with Outlook Express for the past 8 years, but
recently an occasional email goes directly into "Unread Mail" and when
opened, then disappears from the system.
The Unread Mail folder is a Search Folder which only displays unread
messages. Once you've opened the message, it will no longer be displayed
there but will still exist in the real folder that you received it in; for
instance the Inbox folder.
Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
h...Outlook 2007 Unread Mail
I have several email accounts setup in Outlook 2007 with each one having
its own pst file - such that they have their own little tree of Inbox,
Sent and other folders instead of one big mess piling into Personal
1. How do I get the Unread Mail folder in "favorite folders" to
recognize unread mail in inboxes other than Personal Folders?
2. How can I setup desktop notification for email coming into
non-Personal Folders pst-file accounts?
3. Can I setup notifications for rule filtered email in the "personal
folders" email account as well?
1. Sea...Outlook mail inbox counter views a wrong number of unread mails
Hi, my outlook 2003 client with MAPI profile views a wrong number of unread
mails, in my case it views -1 unread message regarding that there are.
If I configure an IMAP4 profile no problem appears.
May you help me? Sergio.
Sergio Minniti wrote:
> Hi, my outlook 2003 client with MAPI profile views a wrong number of unread
> mails, in my case it views -1 unread message regarding that there are.
Usually running ISINTEG (after taking good backup) against Private InfoStore
puts counters back in order.
> If I configure an IMAP4 profile no problem appears.
Well, I doubt that IMA...Have to hit delete twice in Unread Mail
While in Unread Mail, I used to be able to hit delete one time and the
message would go to my Deleted Items folder but no longer be in the Unread
Mail folder. Now when I hit delete, the message goes to the deleted items
folder but stays in the unread mail folder. I have to hit delete again for
it to go away.
I understand the logic of this. The message is still unread when I delete it
the first time, hence having to do it again. But I didn't have to do this
before. It always left the unread mail folder the first time.
I tried setting mail to show as read after 1 second in the readin...Unread Mail counter shows non-existent unread mails!
My "Unread mail box" indicates there are 2 unread mails - but no
are listed in the folder. When I receive further mails, the ounct
up and the new mails ar shown in the folder, but, always, the count
unread mails is two more than are shown.
Is there a way of curing this?
Do you perhaps have a filter applied to that view?
If you are not bothered about where the count is coming from simply right
click the folder and choose Mark All as Read.
Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
htt...Outlook 2003 Unread Mail
My 'Unread Mail' folder no longer works. Can anyone help to reinstall this
Thank You, Lori
look for the search folder at the end of the folder list and drag the new
mail one to the favorites. if its missing from search folders right click on
the search folder and choose new search folder - its one of the predefined
Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]
Author, Teach Yourself Outlook 2003 in 24 Hours
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dailytips-subscribe-re...Mythical unread mails
Outlook is indicating that there are 2 unread mails even though the
unread mail folder is empty. If new mail arrives, then the figure 2
increases to 3. When I read the new mail and close the box, the
figure reverts to 2.
This is very irritating!
Any ideas how to cure this?
On Dec 9, 11:17=A0pm, coxwall <coxw...@waitrose.com> wrote:
> Outlook is indicating that there are 2 unread mails even though the
> unread mail folder is empty. =A0If new mail arrives, then the figure 2
> increases to 3. When I =A0read the new mail and close the box, the
> figure ...Unread mail on welcome screen
On my log-on screen there are two unread messages showing since I installed
Office Standard 2007.
When I open Outlook there are no unread messages. Likewise none in Outlook
express. (I have removed the email accounts from Outlook express since
install and now solely use Office Outlook.)
I've sorted out the immediate problem and denied the two offending accounts
by using the instructions given previously at
I would very much like to have my system running properly to show unread
messages on the welcome screen. Is there any way of fully ...unread mail message #2
...Unread mail in deleted Items/ icon on titlebar
When there is unread mail in Deleted Items, the icon on
the title bar shows that you got new mail. Is it possible
to set that unread mail in Deleted Items folder
automaticly get the status Read?
...Outlook 2003 Unread mail folder missing...
Changed a view where i lost my "unread messages" folder
and can not figure out how to restore.
Did you click on the mail icon at the bottom of the navigation bar or did
you click on the folder icon? Try the mail icon (open envelope).
Milly Staples [MVP - Outlook]
Post all replies to the group to keep the discussion intact. Due to the
Swen virus, all e-mails sent to my actual account will be deleted w/out
After searching google.groups.com and finding no answer
scotth <email@example.com> asked:
| Changed a view where i lost my &qu..."Unread Mail" folder not working
My "Unread Mail" folder is not working.
The issue started a month ago, when it seemed to work, but if I double
clicked on it, Outlook (2003) crashed. Now, it doesn't shows any
I "repaired" my Outlook installation, using the Installer feature, and
also my Outlook Files using ScanPST, all is OK, but nothing happens.
Juan I. Cahis
Santiago de Chile (South America)
Note: Please forgive me for my bad English, I am trying to improve it!
Try recreating the folder. Delete it, then go to 'File|New|Search Folder'
to crea...Unread mail marked as "Inbox" don't get to Inbox
Here's my problem. Mail that appears in "Unread Mail" as being in my "Inbox"
does not appear in my Inbox. This has just begun happening. I prefer
consulting my Inbox for priority mail, so this is a real problem.
Do you have a View set on the Inbox that is hiding your messages? What
version of Outlook are you using?
Ben M. Schorr, MVP
Roland Schorr & Tower
Author: The Lawyer's Guide to Microsoft Outlook 2007: