When I start Outlook 2010 it opens the Outlook Data File's inbox

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However, I want it to open my own Inbox by default.

How do I change the default Outlook 2010 start folder?

  • Here I was thinking of giving this question away for free...
    – Ivo Flipse
    Jun 21, 2010 at 17:12

1 Answer 1


Here are the steps:

  • Click on File
  • Click on Options from the menu.

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  • Click on Advanced (left pane).

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  • Under Outlook start and exit, click on the Browse button to designate a different folder.
  • Select the folder you wish to use.
  • Click OK to save the selection.
  • Great detailed answer, just what I was looking for. Thank you !
    – Steve
    Feb 25, 2013 at 16:04

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