How do I create rules for filtering and refiling my email? (Outlook)

  • Open Outlook
  • Select Home Tab
  • Click Rules
  • Click Manage Rules & Alerts
    rules and alerts dropdown
  • To create a new rule, select New Rule...
    rules and alerts dialogue box
  • Select the rule template you would like to use from Step 1
  • Edit the rule description by clicking the underlined text in Step 2
    rules wizard dialogue box
  • Press Next
  • Select Conditions, Actions and any Exceptions completing Step 1 and 2 in the following windows
  • In the Finish Rule Setup window:
    • Step 1: Give the rule a name
    • Step 2: Choose rule options
    • Step 3: Review the rule
      rules wizard dialogue box finish button
  • Select Finish
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