Cannot move the items. You don’t have appropriate permission to perform this operation – Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2013 or 365

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When you tried to move your email from mailbox to your PST (personal folder) and found this error “Cannot move the items. You don’t have appropriate permission to perform this operation.”

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Error outlook “Cannot move the items. You don’t have appropriate permission to perform this operation.”

To fix Cannot move the items, please do the following, it will need admin right, if you cannot do below, ask your administrator to do it

 1. Open registry

Before edit any registry key, you must make a backup first. Fail to do so can cause your computer not working properly.

 2. Find for pstdisablegrow

Find pstdisablegrow

 3. Change REG_DWORD from 1 to 0

edit the value from 1 to 0

 4. Restart outlook

Restart outlook to make it work

If you are using outlook 2010 then change on office 14.0
If you are using office 2013/365 then change on office 15.0

find pstdisablegrow
find pstdisablegrow
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Change REG_DWORD value from 1 to 0

Close the outlook and restart, it should works now.
Refer to this for more : https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/2b70b52c-4a2f-4341-96b9-2a004494a59c/cannot-move-the-items-you-dont-have-appropriate-permission-to-perform-this-operation?forum=outlook

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