How to set up RULES (FILTERS) in Outlook

Create a rule in OUTLOOK (Rules are also referred to as Filters)

  1. In the Navigation Pane click Mail.

  2. On the Tools menu, click Rules and Alerts.

  3. If you have more than one e-mail account, in the Apply changes to this folder list, click the Inbox you want.

  4. Click New Rule.

  5. Do one of the following:

    -Use a template with pre-specified actions and conditions

    -Create the rule by specifying your own conditions, actions, and exceptions

  6. Follow the rest of the instructions in the Rules Wizard.


If you want to run this rule on messages already in one of your folders, select the Run this rule now on messages already in "folder" check box on the last page of the Rules Wizard.

To have this rule apply to all your e-mail accounts and Inboxes, select the Create this rule on all accounts check box on the last page of the Rules Wizard.

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