Change the default send/receive time settings in Outlook (2010, 2007 & 2003)
When using Outlook, you may want to schedule how often it checks for new messages.
To schedule Auto Send/Receive in Outlook 2010, click on the File tab then Options.
The Outlook Options window opens…click on Advanced and scroll down to Send and receiveand click on the Send/Receive button.
In the Send/Receive Groups window under Setting for group “All Accounts” check the boxSchedule an automatic send/receive every…minutes. It is set to 30 minutes by default and you can change the minutes to whatever you want it to be. If you˘re busy and want to keep up with your messages you can go as low as every one minute.
You can also get to the Send/Receive groups by selecting Send/Receive tab on the Ribbon and then Define Send/Receive Groups.
To select the send/receive time intervals in Outlook 2007, open Outlook and click on Tools \ Options.
Click on the Mail Setup tab, check the box next to Send immediately when connected then the Send/Receive button.
Now change the schedule to automatically send/receive.
You can also access the Send/Receive Groups section by going to Send/Receive > Send/Receive Settings and Define Send/Receive Groups.
In Outlook 2003 click on Tool \ Options…
Click on the Mail Setup tab then check Send immediately when connected, then the Send/receive button.
Then set the amount of time between send/receive attempts.