SUMMARY: Need the copy of a particular e-mail / message you are sending in Outlook 2010 placed in a different folder than "Sent Items"?
As you send e-mails and other items in Microsoft Outlook 2010, copies are placed in the "Sent Items" folder. If you send a lot of e-mails and other items, this folder can become very large and unwieldy.
There may be times where you need to quickly find the copy of a particular mail you are sending, or perhaps generally you want to better organize your e-mail and place copies of outgoing items in relevant folders. If so, you can force Outlook 2010 to place the copy of a particular sent item in any folder of your choosing - you can even create a new folder to place the sent item.
1. While composing a message / e-mail, click the "Options" tab in the Ribbon.
2. In the "More Options" section, click the "Save Sent Item To" button / pull-down.
3. A pop-up menu appears. Options include choosing a different folder, using the default folder (defaults to "Sent Items"), and not saving the sent item.
If you choose "Other Folder", a "Select Folder" dialog box appears and you can choose where to save the item once sent. If desired, click the "New" button to create a new folder to store the sent item. Then click "OK" on the dialog box(es) when you have made your selection.
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