Changing the frequency of checking email in Microsoft Outlook

Andy

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  1. Click on File in the Ribbon interface.
    Outlook+File+Menu.png

  2. Click on Options in the sidebar.
    Outlook+Options.png

  3. When the Options screen opens, make sure you are on the Advanced tab by clicking on it.
    Outlook+Advanced+Options.png

  4. Under the Send and Receive category (you may need to scroll down), click on the Send/Receive... button.
    Outlook+Send+and+Receive+Button.png

  5. Make sure Schedule an automatic send/received every _____ minutes is checked in the window that appears, then adjust the minutes by typing a number into the box next to "minutes" or by clicking on the up or down arrow in that same box.
    Outlook+Send+And+Receive+Messages+Time.png

  6. Click Close to close the send/receive options window, then click OK to close the Outlook Options window.
Outlook will now automatically attempt to send or receive mail as often as you have specified 💡

Should work on Microsoft Outlook 2010+, I tested on Microsoft Outlook 2016 and it worked for me 👍

Let me know if this works for you as well by commenting down below 👇
 
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