I'm using an IMAP mail service (fastmail.fm) which moves Junk email messages to an IMAP folder called "Junk Mail". Outlook archives Junk to "Junk E-Mail".
How do I change Outlook so that it uses the "Junk Mail" folder for Junk instead of the default?
It is much easier to Configure fastmail.fm to save probable spam in the
First, delete fastmail's "Junk Mail" folder if it currently exists. Then use the instructions below:
Install Collaboration Data Objects. (Note that it won't install directly - the file you downloaded just unpacks the real installer. Annoying.)
In Outlook, open the Visual Basic editor: either Alt+F11, or Tools - Macro - Visual Basic Editor
In the VB window, go to Tools - References, and enable
On the tree in left side, open Project1 - Microsoft Office Outlook - ThisOutlookSession, and paste this script (original source) to the window that opens:
Press F5 (or Run - Run Sub), and run the
(If you get "User-defined type not defined", then you forgot to install and/or activate CDO.)
Yes, that is exactly why I hate Outlook now.
There's no way you can do it, but you could create a rule to move junk mail from the folder where they're placed to the default Junk Mail folder.