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The "Manage Folders" link seems to have disappeared from the new Windows Live Hotmail. I'll show you where it's hiding.
There USED to be an option at the bottom of the list of folders in Windows Live Hotmail called 'manage folders'. In their infinite wisdom, at the last so called 'upgrade' they took that option away. Now I have no idea how to delete folders.
You and a lot of people.
After posting a pretty silly workaround that I couldn't believe, a reader chimed in with the answer.
It's hidden. In plain sight. No, I wouldn't have thought to click there.
Here's the folder list:
In previous incarnations of Hotmail there was an additional link: "Manage Folders" that allowed you to add, delete and rename additional folder of your own.
Here's the magic:
If you hover your mouse over the "Folders" label, a small "gear" will appear to its right.
Click on that:
There it is. Click on Manage Folders and you add folders, as well as delete or rename folders that you've added. (The base set of folders shown above cannot be deleted or renamed, only those that you've added can be.)
Thanks to Mike, first of the commenters below, to point this out.
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