There are a lot of different ways to use Microsoft Outlook but, if you receive a lot of emails to a particular account, you might have set up some additional folders where you move certain types of emails. Whether this is done manually or with the help of an Outlook rule, this type of organization can make it easier to keep track of your correspondence.
But your folders might not be very descriptive or, at worst, misleading. One way that you can correct this issue is to start renaming some of those folders. Our guide below will show you a short series of steps that you can use to change the name of a folder in Outlook 2013.
How to Change Name of a Folder in Outlook 2013
The steps in this article are going to show you how to change the name of a folder in Outlook 2013.
Step 1: Launch Outlook 2013.
Step 2: Locate the folder for which you would like to change the name in the column at the left side of the window.
Step 3: Right-click the folder, then click the Rename Folder option.
Step 4: Type the new name for the folder, then press the Enter key on your keyboard.
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