Why Am I Getting Duplicate Sent Emails in Outlook?

Many Microsoft Outlook users observe duplicate entries in their send box of the email, Is there any technical glitch, or is your sender getting your message twice.

The question is why is Outlook sending duplicate emails? you have sent the mail once, why is the email stored twice in my sent items folder?

In this article, you will learn the backhand setting, and technical issues behind it, and how to fix it.

The cause of this phenomenon depends on the type of email account you are using (IMAP/POP).

Enable/Disable Duplicate Sent Items For IMAP Account In Outlook?

Here is the step-by-step guide to enable/disable save copies in the send box.

  • Open Outlook >> Click File >> info >> Account setting >> Manage Profile
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  • Mail setup dialog box appears to click the “mail accounts”.
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  • Account Settings dialog box,
  1. Go to the E-mail tab.
  2. Select the IMAP account that you will prevent duplicate sent emails.
  3. Click the Change button.
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  • The Next step is to click the More Settings button at the bottom-right corner of the “POP and IMAP account settings” dialog box.
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  • Please go to the Advanced tab in the Internet Email setting, check the option ‘Do not save copies of sent items in the Sent Items section, and click the OK button.
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  • The above steps bring you back to the change account box, click next to finalize the setup.

The above tutorial gives all your answer to the question of how to prevent and remove Outlook duplicates.

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