You may get a better answer in an Outlook newsgroup. This one is for the Access database product. Depending upon your version, click on the small folder icon at the bottom left or find the FRolder list in the View menu. Click on the small + sign to expand the tree. It may also be that you don't have permissions to create some folders so they disappear when you are done. -- Arvin Meyer, MCP, MVP Microsoft Access Free Access downloads http://www.datastrat.com http://www.mvps.org/access "Goody" wrote: > I created folders in Outlook and they seem to have disappeared. How can I > find them -- and the messages they contain?