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Filter unread messages in Outlook

Need to filter your unread messages in Outlook? Create a custom view filter.

In Outlook:
1. Click View > Arrange By > Current View > Define Views

2. In Custom View Organizer, click on View Name: Unread Messages in This Folder

3. Click the Copy Button and specify a view name for it (your preference)

4. Customize View window will appear. Click on the Filter button.

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5. Click on the SQL tab, check the Edit this criteria directly checkbox.

6. Paste the following into the checkbox:

(“urn:schemas:httpmail:read” = 0) OR (“http://schemas.microsoft.com/mapi/proptag/0x10900003” > 1)

7. Click OK to the remaining windows to accept changes.

8. To switch your views, go back to View > Arrange By > Current View

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2 comments

  1. This is already built in: View > Arrange by > Current View > Unread Messages in this Folder

  2. Great!, Thanks for this solution

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