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How to Save Outlook Emails to Hard Drive Automatically?

There are various ways of using MessageSave for saving Outlook email messages as the individual files outside the Outlook. Either you can run it manually or you can configure MessageSave to save the messages automatically without requiring any action on your part.

  • To run MessageSave manually, you can invoke it by clicking the Save Messages button on the Outlook toolbar, ribbon or right-click menu.
  • To run MessageSave automatically, configure Mapped Folders and Scheduler on the AutoSave tab of the Advanced Options window.

How to Run MessageSave manually? 

Open the MessageSave by clicking on the MessageSave button that is located on the Home tab of the Ribbon in Outlook 2010 and later version, or on the main Outlook toolbar in the older version of Outlook. Upon which you will see a Save Messages window.

  1. You need to specify whether you want to save the selected messages or all messages in the current folder in the Messages to Save To save a group of messages, highlight them before clicking on MessageSave.
  2. Now, click Browse option to specify the destination folder.
  3. Click More >> to specify additional options. This is optional
  4. Click on Save button now.

Next time when you invoke MessageSave, it remembers the options that you used previously. Therefore, if you are saving with the same settings, then you can just click on Save Now.


MessageSave QuickSave feature allows you to save the messages without opening the Save Messages window. The most appropriate folders for the currently chosen message are shown as QuickSave menu items on the MessageSave drop-down. Click on one of those folders to save the chosen message into it.

You can control how QuickSave folders are chosen in the Destination Preferences Window.

How to save Outlook messages automatically? 

MessageSave allows you to map Outlook folders to the file system folders, such that whenever a message is copied or moved to a particular Outlook folder, it will be automatically saved to the corresponding file system folder.

In case you have folders for your projects or clients in Outlook as well as the file system, then you can easily keep them in sync. To configure, follow these steps.

  1. Open the AutoSave tab of the Advanced options window. (Advanced Options >> AutoSave Tab)
  2. Click on Configure Folders to open the Mapped Folders window.
  3. Now, click Add, upon which you will see the Folder Mapping window.
  4. Then, choose the Outlook folder that you would like to map.
  5. Now, specify the corresponding destination folder.
  6. Check Process this folder when Scheduler
  7. Then, optionally check AutoSave new messages from this folder if you want messages saved as soon as they appear in the folder.
  8. Click OK now to close the Folder Mapping and Mapped Folders window.
  9. Back on the AutoSave Tab, click Configure Schedule to set Scheduler interval.

Now, whenever a new message lands in that folder, it will be saved in the folder that you have specified.

If you are using Outlook 2016 version and thinking of giving or selling your old system and purchase a new computer, then you need to move your Outlook to a new computer from old computer. Then only you can give it up or sell your older system. If this is the case, then you can backup emails Outlook 2016 and all other Outlook attributes and transfer to a new system with the help of Migrate Outlook software. Migrate Outlook tool is compatible with all versions of Windows operating system as well as all popular versions of MS Outlook.

How to save new messages automatically using Outlook rules? 

You can use Scheduler in combination with Outlook rules to save new messages automatically that match a set of criteria you specify. This works on sent as well as received messages.

  1. Create an Outlook rule that matches the messages that you would like to save. For creating the rules, pleas ego to the Microsoft’s web page.
  2. In the “What do you want to do with the message?” step choose “move a copy to the specified folder”.
  3. Click on the “specified” hyper link in the lower pane to choose a folder.
  4. Finish creating the rule as usual.

Now, Configure MessageSave Scheduler to run on the folder you specified above to automatically save all messages that land in it

Don’t Miss these Cool Gadgets on CES 2016

Well, it is the time for CES 2016. Technocrats from various parts of the world are rushing towards Las Vegas. Here, I am going to choose some cool and interesting gadgets from this show.

Hunter Smart Fans: In CES, Hunter introduced two ceiling fans namely Wooden Signal and plastic Symphony. You can control these fans just with the help of your smartphone. It is Wi-Fi enabled and it supports Apple’s HomeKit technology. So, when you arrive at your home, the fans can be turned on and can be turned off when you are away quite easily. This can be worked with your HomeKit enabled thermostats to reduce your air conditioning cost.

Cool Gadgets on CES 2016

SMARTWheel: Are you really aware about the number of accidents happen on each year due to bad driving habits? The ultimate purpose of this invention is to have a clear consciousness about safe driving. SMARTWheel is a steering wheel that alerts you with lights and sounds when it detects lazy or distracted driving. It achieves this with the help of several sensors. If you are using only one hand for driving also, it alerts you. The retail version of this tool is expected to arrive in the middle of this year for around $200.

Sensorwake Alarm Clock: It is not an ordinary alarm clock. Instead of producing distracting beep sounds, Sensorwake Alarm Clock wakes you up as calmly as you couldn’t have ever experienced. It produces delightful scents like smell of peppermint, seaside, chocolate, etc. and so on by the help of interchangeable capsules. Each of these capsules can be used up to 30 times.

Sleep Number Bed: Having a good night sleep will be a matter of right fortune. Sleep Number Beds provide adjustable firmness on each sides of those beds. It is not ending by this. The biometric sensors included in this bed measure your sleeping patterns (including your heart rate and breathing) and monitors in a real time way. Its companion app offers several recommendations to get a better night sleep.

Wisewear Smart Bracelet: This wearable device will be a good health and fitness tracker for you. It tracks your health rate and the total amount of burned calorie and gives you notification through text messages and emails. You can also use this device to send out your location to others along with voice or video footage. From this month, it will be available for a retail price of $300.

Seagate Hard Disk Drives Set to Stay Relevant

seagate-wireless-plus-hard-drive-540x334The hard drives (HDDs) were introduced by IBM for the first time and in 1980s it is widely used as dominant storage device for PCs. According to some peoples, hard drives are not relevant as solid state drives that offers high performance. But as per Seagate Technology, the hard disk drives will remain in market for more than 15 to 20 years. In a coming decade HDDs will adopt several new technologies in order to remain the primary storage device for the clients and servers. According to David Morton the financial officer of Seagate, the hard drives will be in market for 20 more years.

The Sales of Hard Drives Decrease, But Technology Keeps Evolving

The sale of HDDs is continuously decreasing for the past few years. In the third quarter of the year 2015, there is drop in the market of HDDs which is up to 118 million units. This data is estimated through Western Digital Corp and Seagate Technology. The leading manufacturer of hard drives claimed that several makers of HDDs sold 164 million units approximately.
ssdNowadays the shipment of hard drives is decreased due to several factors such as increase in popularity of solid-state drives, use of cloud storage, drop in sale of PCs and many more. Although the HDDs are cheapest in price as per gigabyte yet the market is going down day by day. The SSDs are getting affordable and it is not going to become inexpensive any time soon. So hard drives is used as key storage device for a long years.

In order to stay relevant for a long term hard drives are need to keep enhancing their capacity. Last year in 2015 Advanced Storage Technology Consortium which is an international organization that unites several companies which develop, manufacture or use HDDs. According to the latest roadmap technology, the capacity of hard disk drives may increased to 100TB by 2025. By upcoming years, the hard disk drives will adopt some writing technologies in order to bolster the data storage capacity.

Modern hard disk drive is based upon perpendicular magnetic recording (PMR) and the shingled magnetic recording (SMR) technologies. The PMR-based drive has been around for a decade and it will remain popular for long years in order to thanks to the relatively high sequential performance, well-understood reliability and low cost per gigabyte.