Creating rules in Outlook on the web


Rules can be used to automatically sort incoming emails into folders based on, for example, who the sender is, who the message was sent to, or the importance of a message. For example, you can create a rule to automatically move all mail sent to a group you're a member of to a specific folder.


  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff


  • Outlook on the web


  1. Sign in to webmail.
  2. Click the Settings button and then click in the Search Outlook settings box.

  3. Type "Inbox Rules" into the search box. Click Inbox rules in the search results.

  4. Click the Add new rule button.

  5. Apply the rule settings you want and then click Save.

Creating rules directly from messages

  1.  Right-click the message, then hover the mouse above Advanced actions.

  2. Click on Create rule

  3. Apply the rule settings you want and then click OK.



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