outlook autoarchive won’t move imap message to arhive Posted on July 10, 2017July 10, 2017 by dpejic Changing Archive to sent/receive date To change the Archive feature to function on the sent/received date of an item instead of on the modified date, you must have the following updates installed; Outlook 2007: The revised version of update KB2412171 (January 2011) or later. Outlook 2010: Hotfix KB2516474 (April 2010) or later (like Service Pack 1) Outlook 2013: No update needed. Outlook 2016: No update needed. After applying the update or Hotfix, you can enable the option via the Registry; Key for Outlook 2007: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Outlook\Preferences Key for Outlook 2010: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Outlook\Preferences Key for Outlook 2013: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Outlook\Preferences Key for Outlook 2016: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Outlook\Preferences Value name: ArchiveIgnoreLastModifiedTime Value type: REG_DWORD Value: 1 E-mail messages will now be archived based on their Received date, Calendar items based on their scheduled date and Task items based on their Completed date. For more information about the new and old behavior for archiving see KB2500686 (Outlook 2007) and KB2553550 (Outlook 2010). Via a Registry edit you can archive based on the Received date instead of the Modified date.