To create a folder to hold the email messages sent by the rule, select the root mailbox, on the Organize tab, click New Folder , type the name of the folder, and press Enter. In the message list, click an email message with the sender or recipient you want to create a rule for. In the folder search box, start typing the name of the folder you want to move messages to.

When the folder you want appears, click the folder name, click Choose , and then click OK. If you have a Microsoft Exchange account managed by Microsoft Exchange Server or later, the rule is automatically saved on the server. If you create multiple rules, Outlook runs the rules in the order in which they are listed in the Rules window.

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When you create a rule from an existing message, the sender, recipient, and subject are automatically pre-populated into the rules instructions. On the Home tab, click Rules , and then click Create Rule. Under When a new message arrives , edit the criteria to suit your needs. To remove a condition, click. To add a condition, click.

Under Do the following , choose what you want to happen when you send or receive email. In the Search box, find the folder you created for this rule, click Choose , and then click OK. In the left pane of the Rules box, under Client Rules , click the account type.

You can create folders by right-clicking on Inbox or any folder and selecting New Folder.

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The following procedure works on Outlook , , , and Office The Rules and Alerts main window will appear and by default you might see one rule already created depending on your version of Outlook. From here you will click the New Rule button to get started with your first Outlook email rule. The Rules Wizard dialog will pop up and it will show you some common rule templates. Go ahead and select it, then click Next. I'm having a similar issue.

I have two rules for incoming lists, that move it and mark it read. The "mark it read" based on a subject "contains", doesn't want to work for some reason. It's the second active rule in my list of active rules. Even before Spansieve. They are coming in from my IMAP setup with gmail.

The whole gmail management is a bit screwy to begin with. But marking incoming emails as being read, shouldn't really be an issue.

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Moving it works, marking it read, doesn't. Kinda strange.

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Feb 2, AM. As best as I can figure it, the rules problem is pretty straight forward, but has not been fixed.

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Applying rules in smart mailboxes is completely broken. Rules only work for unread messages hitting the Apple Mail client or when rules are applied in a mbox, not a smart mailbox. Communities Contact Support. Sign in Sign in Sign in corporate. Browse Search. Ask a question.

User profile for user: David M. Fresco David M. Mac OS X Speciality level out of ten: 1. Question: Q: Question: Q: Moving mail from Exchange to local folder rule broken in Mavericks I use lots of rules associated with an Exchange account to move Inbox messages to a specific folder.

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