Turn on or off Cached Exchange Mode

Applies To: Outlook

Cached Exchange Mode saves a copy of your mailbox on your computer which provides quick access to your data and is frequently updated with the server that runs Microsoft Exchange.

NOTE: A Microsoft Exchange Server account is required.


Click the File tab.

Click Account Settings, and then click Account Settings.


On the E-mail tab, click the Exchange account, and then click Change.

 Under Microsoft Exchange server, select or clear the Use Cached Exchange Mode check box.


When you are using Cached Exchange Mode, an e-mail message may remain in the Outbox for up to one minute until the next synchronization with the server that runs Exchange occurs. If you want to send the message immediately, do the following:

On the Send/Receive tab, in the Send & Receive group, click Send All.


On the Send/Receive tab, in the Preferences group, click Download Preferences.


Click the File tab.

Click Account Settings, and then click Account Settings.


On the E-mail tab, click the Exchange account, and then click Change.

Click More Settings.

On the Advanced tab, under Cached Exchange Mode Settings, select the check boxes for the options you want.