Finding Archived Calendar Events

Issue/Question

Why are all non-recurring calendar events older than six months disappearing?

Environment

  • Windows
    • Outlook 2016

Cause

The calendar has auto-archive enabled.

Resolution

To turn on/off the auto-archive feature:

  1. Right-click on the calendar.
  2. Go to Auto-Archive.
  3. Select the desired archiving option.

To recover the archived calendar events:

  1. Click on File.
  2. Click on Open & Export.
  3. Click on Open Outlook Data File.
  4. Select a data file. It is recommended that the most recent data file be selected.
  5. Make sure that the calendar name that shows (archives) is selected as viewable.

Details

Article ID: 2716
Created
Fri 5/12/17 9:35 AM
Modified
Fri 2/19/21 10:54 AM