Last update: February 2019
Applicable: Outlook 365, 2019, 2016, 2013; Windows and MAC OSX
Here’s a question we got about Outlook not getting automatically updated:
Unlike my Gmail account, it looks that my Microsoft Outlook 365 folders are not automatically updated with incoming email messages. Looks to me that the new email items are updated probably once in 15-20 minutes. My question to you is how can i possibly set Outlook to automatically update its Inbox folder more often, if possible as often as Gmail does. Thanks!
If you ever used Microsoft Office Outlook as your PC e-mail client, you might have noticed some delay in your inbox refresh. Typically, it takes your incoming mail a bit more time to arrive when compared to web email services such as Yahoo Mail, GMail and Outlook.com. Those typically auto update your inbox folder entries whenever new email hits your mailbox.
In today’s tutorial, i will show you how to make your Outlook inbox refresh automatically in shorter intervals so it always stays up to date with the latest incoming messaging:
Here are the steps you should take to set your Outlook inbox to auto-update on Windows computers:
To ensure your Outlook calendar is always up to date, proceed as following:
Note: You can always trigger an update of your email folder by hitting F9.