Microsoft Outlook has a logging feature that’s used to troubleshoot technical issues. It keeps a log file of email and calendar events in Outlook. Here’s how to enable or disable this feature.
Outlook 2016, 2013 & 2010
- Select “File” > “Options“.
- Select “Advanced“.
- Scroll down to the “Other” section and check the “Enable troubleshooting logging” option.
- Under the “Tools” menu, select “Options“.
- From the “Other” tab, select “Advanced Options“.
- Check (enable) or uncheck (disable) the “Enable logging (troubleshooting)” box.
- Select “OK” twice and restart Outlook. Logging Enabled should appear in the title bar.
Where is the Outlook log file saved?
For all versions of Outlook, the log file is created at C:\Users\user name\AppData\Local\Temp\Outlook Logging\OPMLog.log in Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista. For Windows XP users, it will be created at C:\Documents and Settings\user name\Local Settings\Temp\Outlook Logging\OPMLog.log
For more information, see What is the Enable logging (troubleshooting) option?