ContactItem.DownloadState Property (Outlook)
Returns a constant that belongs to the OlDownloadState enumeration indicating the download state of the item. Read-only.
The following Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) example searches through the user's Inbox for items that have not yet been fully downloaded. If any not yet fully downloaded items are found, a message is displayed to the user, and the item is marked for download.
Sub DownloadItems() Dim mpfInbox As Outlook.Folder Dim objItems As Outlook.Items Dim obj As Object Dim i As Integer Dim iCount As Integer Set mpfInbox = Application.GetNamespace("MAPI").GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox) Set objItems = mpfInbox.Items iCount = objItems.Count 'Loop all items in the Inbox folder For i = 1 To iCount Set obj = objItems.Item(i) 'Verify if the state of the item is olHeaderOnly If obj.DownloadState = olHeaderOnly Then MsgBox "This item has not been fully downloaded." 'Mark the item to be downloaded obj.MarkForDownload = olMarkedForDownload obj.Save End If Next End Sub