This topic shows a code sample in Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) that deletes all items and subfolders in the Deleted Items folder.
|When you delete items or folders from a collection, you must use a decrementing loop counter. An incrementing loop counter will fail.|
You can only empty the Deleted Items folder and you cannot remove the folder itself. However, to delete subfolders of the Deleted Items folder, you can simply delete the subfolder without first deleting its contents.
Dim oDeletedItems As Outlook.Folder
Dim oFolders As Outlook.Folders
Dim oItems As Outlook.Items
Dim i As Long
'Obtain a reference to deleted items folder
Set oDeletedItems = Application.Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderDeletedItems)
Set oItems = oDeletedItems.Items
For i = oItems.Count To 1 Step -1
Set oFolders = oDeletedItems.Folders
For i = oFolders.Count To 1 Step -1