Perhaps you have a folder under which there are numerous subfolders. If you would like to reorganize the emails in them, such as quickly moving all emails from these subfolders to a specific folder, you can use the way shared in this article.
At times, you may need to batch move the emails from all subfolders of one folder to another folder for some reasons, like you want to re-classify emails, so these subfolders aren’t useful any longer. In this case, processing these subfolders one by one is quite troublesome. Therefore, here we will introduce you another way.
Batch Move Emails from All Subfolders of One Folder to Another Folder
- At the very outset, start your Outlook program.
- Then, in the main Outlook screen, tap on the “Alt + F11” key buttons, which will bring you to VBA editor.
- Next, in the new “Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications” window, you need to open a module which is not in use.
- Subsequently, copy and paste the following VBA code into this module.
Dim objTargetFolder As Outlook.folder Sub BatchMoveEmailsFromSubfoldersToAnotherFolder() Dim objSourceFolder As Outlook.folder Dim objFolder As Outlook.folder 'Get the source folder whose subfolders to be processed Set objSourceFolder = Application.Session.PickFolder If Not (objSourceFolder Is Nothing) And objSourceFolder.DefaultItemType = olMailItem Then If objSourceFolder.folders.count > 0 Then 'Select a target folder Set objTargetFolder = Application.Session.PickFolder If Not (objTargetFolder Is Nothing) Then For Each objFolder In objSourceFolder.folders Call ProcessFolders(objFolder) Next MsgBox "Move Completed!", vbExclamation End If Else MsgBox "No subfolders!", vbExclamation End If End If End Sub Sub ProcessFolders(ByVal objFolder As Outlook.folder) Dim i As Long Dim objSubfolder As Outlook.folder For i = objFolder.Items.count To 1 Step -1 'Move emails to the target folder If objFolder.Items(i).Class = olMail Then objFolder.Items(i).Move objTargetFolder End If Next 'Process subfolders recursively If objFolder.folders.count > 0 Then For Each objSubfolder In objFolder.folders Call ProcessFolders(objSubfolder) Next End If End Sub
- After that, you can run this macro.
- First off, in this macro window, press “F5” key button.
- Then, you will be required to choose a source folder whose subfolders to be processed.
- After that, you need to specify the destination folder which you want to move emails to.
- Subsequently, this macro will start working. When it completes, you’ll get a message prompting “Complete”.
- Ultimately, you can access the target folder. You’ll see that all the emails of the subfolders under the source folder have been over there.
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