ExpiryTime Property
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MailItem.ExpiryTime Property (Outlook)

Office 2013 and later
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Returns or sets a Date indicating the date and time at which the item becomes invalid and can be deleted. Read/write.

expression .ExpiryTime

expression A variable that represents a MailItem object.

This Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example uses the MailItem.Send event and sends an item with an automatic expiration date.

Public WithEvents myItem As MailItem 
 
 
 
Sub SendMyMail() 
 
 Set myItem = Outlook.CreateItem(olMailItem) 
 
 myItem.To = "Laura Jennings" 
 
 myItem.Subject = "Data files information" 
 
 myItem.Send 
 
End Sub 
 
 
 
Private Sub myItem_Send(Cancel As Boolean) 
 
 myItem.ExpiryTime = #2/2/2003 4:00:00 PM# 
 
End Sub
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