How to Change the Startup Folder in Outlook 2016/2019

If you would like to change the startup folder when you start Outlook, keep reading this tutorial. By default, when you open Outlook, Outlook opens at the Inbox mail folder of the first email account you have added. If you want to select a different mail folder at Outlook 2016/2019 startup, follow the instructions below.

How to Set a Different Outlook Startup folder (Outlook 2019, 2016).

To force Outlook to open at a different folder at startup, follow the instructions below:

1. Click the File menu and then click Options.

How to Change the Startup Folder in Outlook 2016/2019

2. Select Advanced on the left.
3. Under 'Outlook start and exit' options, click the Browse button next to the 'Start Outlook in this folder' box.

Start Outlook in Different Mail Folder

4. Now, Select which mail folder you want Outlook to start and click OK.

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5. Click OK one more time to close the Outlook options.

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6. Restart Outlook.

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