Outlook is an amazing application which is widely used to send and receive emails at both a professional and personal level. The email program can also be used to manage different types of personal and professional data such as Calendar, Appointments, and entries such as contacts, notes, and tasks. While this email program by Microsoft is reliable and rarely run into trouble, there are certain issues that users face with their Outlook email due to incorrect configuration or settings. One of these issues that users generally experience is that Outlook incoming emails disappear suddenly. If the email messages in your Outlook program are also disappearing suddenly, you can consider overcoming the problem by following the information provided below.
When the incoming emails from our Outlook account begin to disappear, this generally occurs immediately or after a set or consistent time period. Generally, This problem occurs when a filter is applied to default view settings of the Outlook folder. So, if you have applied any filter to the default view settings of your Outlook folder, you will need to make changes to the filtering options. To know how to make the changes to the filtering options, follow the steps provided below.
NOTE: The emails disappearing from your Outlook folder are not actually getting deleted. They are getting filtered from the default view because of the filter configuration.
While the Filtering options may vary, however, below are some of the common filtering options you find in Outlook.
Depending on the version of Outlook that you are using, the View options may vary accordingly. In order to change the view options in Outlook, you will need to follow the instructions provided below.
NOTE: The steps provided below are applicable for Outlook 2010 and later versions.
While the above instructions will help you fix the “Outlook incoming emails disappear” issue, if you also wish to know how to create, change, or customize folder views in Outlook, you will need to go through the following information.
As Views give you different ways to consider items in a folder, every Outlook folder, whether it is Inbox or Calendar, they allow you to personalize your view to change the arrangement of fonts, items, and different other settings. One of the most common changes to make in a view is to change the size of the Font in the message list, message composition, or reading window. To Change the Font or Font size, follow these steps:
NOTE: If you wish to make changes to the font size of the message preview, subject, sender name, etc. in the default Inbox view, you will need to select Row Font.
NOTE: If you wish to make changes only to the font or font size for the message preview, you will need to select the Font option under Message Preview.
NOTE: The following steps are for Microsoft 365 subscribers.
If you are not a Microsoft 365 subscriber, the Zoom percentage will not save from a single email to the next. Every time you will try to switch emails in the reading window, you will manually need to zoom in or out. For this, you will need to follow these steps:
So, these are the instructions that you will need to follow to fix the “Outlook incoming emails disappear” issue.