Will Outlook still keep the emails after I lose access to a job email acccount?

Hong Zhang 1 Reputation point


My current job email is valid for one year only. After I lose access to this email account, can I still find my old emails in Outlook?



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  1. Faery Fu-MSFT 15,486 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Hong Zhang ,

    As @Andy David - MVP mentioned, you can use Cached Exchange Mode, and change the offline settings to change the number of offline emails.

    In addtion, personally suggest that you can back up emails in your mailbox and export them to PST file, so that you only need to open the file to view emails in the future.
    Here are the specific steps in this official document for reference: back up your emails
    And next time you can open the PST file via Open & Export > Open Outlook Data File.

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  2. Andy David - MVP 137.9K Reputation points MVP

    If the cache mode is enabled for the Outlook client, yes. The messages will be cached locally on your workstation.
    Make sure you cache ALL mail by dragging the slider all the way to the right, close and re-open Outlook for it to take effect



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