Creating Rules

Tags email rules

What Is It?

Email rules are used to manage an inbox. Rules are versatile and can reduce the need for manually managing an inbox.

Who Can Use It?

Anyone with an Outlook email account.

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  1. How Do I Use It In the Outlook App?
  2. How Do I Use it in the Outlook Web Access?

How Do I Use It In the Outlook App?

To create rules in the outlook app go to the home page.

Step 1: 

Click on the File tab and make sure the email you want to change the rules for is shown in the first option. Select Rules and Alerts.

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Step 2:

In the left hand corner, click on New Rule and then select the template you want to use or if you want to start from scratch.

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Step 3: 

Select the conditions you want your rule to check for.

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Step 4:

 If you have any exceptions to the rule you want to make, that option will be on the next page. If you don't need exceptions, just click next and skip this step.

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Step 5:

Then select the actions you want to perform and the exceptions you want to include. Once You've done that, you can review your rule and click Finish. Make sure to check "Run this rule on messages already in 'Inbox'" if you want to apply the rule to all of your current messages.

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How Do I Use It In Outlook Web Access?

Step 1: 

To create rules in the browser version of outlook click on the settings icon in the top right and then on View all Outlook Settings

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Step 2: 

Select the Mail/Rules section of the settings. Click Add new rule.

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Step 3: 

Add the desired conditions and actions.

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Article ID: 73665
Created
Tue 3/12/19 2:58 PM
Modified
Mon 6/26/23 3:48 PM