The Unread Mail folder is one of Outlook's default Search Folders (Search Folders: Virtual folders that contain views of all e-mail items matching specific search criteria. The items remain stored in one or more Outlook folders.). If deleted, you can create it again.
- In Mail, on the File menu, point to New, and then click Search Folder.
Tip You can also open the New Search Folder dialog box by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+P.
- In the Reading Mail section, click Unread Mail.
- Click OK.
Note This procedure works for restoring any default search folder; choose that folder in the New Search Folder dialog box.
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