Empty the Deleted Items folder

Automatically empty the Deleted Items folder

  1. On the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Other tab.
  2. Select the Empty the Deleted Items folder upon exiting check box.
  3. If you do not want to be notified before the Deleted Items folder is emptied automatically, do the following:
    1. Click Advanced Options.
    2. Clear the Warn before permanently deleting items check box.

 Note   To turn off automatic emptying of the Deleted Items folder, clear the Empty the Deleted Items folder upon exiting check box.

Manually empty the Deleted Items folder

  1. On the Go menu, click Folder List.
  2. In the Folder List, right-click the Deleted Items folder, and then on the shortcut menu, click Empty "Deleted Items" Folder.
 
 
Applies to:
Outlook 2007