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Outlook email rules wizard

How do I sort my incoming emails into different folders automatically?

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Emails rules are an easy way to sort your mail automatically. You can have emails from certain senders or that follow a certain set of rules automatically be sent to different folders. Following are instructions for setting up email rules, first in Outlook 2010 for Windows, and then for Outlook 2011 for the Mac OS.

Outlook 2010 for Windows

Outlook 2010 for Windows

Form your inbox, click on the "Rules" button at the top of your window. Then, select "Create Rule."

Create the Rule

Create the Rule

Select which options you would like, and then click "OK" to add the rule.

Managing rules

Managing rules

To change or delete any old rules you have, please go to "Manage rules and alerts."

Email rules in Outlook 2011 for the Mac

Email rules in Outlook 2011 for the Mac

To add rules in Outlook 2011 for the Mac, Click the "Tools" menu from the top menu bar, and then select "Rules..."

Add a Rule

Add a Rule

Next, select "Exchange" under "on my Computer," and then select the "+" button to add a rule.

To edit a rule, simply double click it.

Select your options

Select your options

Select any of the options that you would like to setup the rule.

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