Outlook - Turn on Cached Exchange Mod

Cached Exchange Mode enables a better experience when you use an Exchange account. In this mode, a copy of your mailbox is saved on your computer. This copy provides quick access to your data, and it is frequently updated with the server that runs Microsoft Exchange.

Note: Cached Exchange Mode is the default when you add an Exchange account.

Turn on or off Cached Exchange Mode

  1. Click File > Account Settings > Account Settings.

    Account Settings in the Backstage view

  2. Click the Exchange account, and then click Change.

    Change command in the Account Settings dialog box

  3. Under Offline Settings, check Use Cached Exchange Mode.

    Use Cached Exchange Mode check box in the Change Account dialog box

  4. Exit, and then restart Outlook.

If you want to turn off Cached Exchange Mode, repeat the steps, but clear Use Cached Exchange Mode.

By default, 12 months of your email is available offline, but you can control how much mail is kept offline.

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