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How to add Outlook Rules

Overview: 

This article explains how to add rules to different versions of Outlook.

Details: 

Outlook 2016 and 2011 for Mac

Creating a Rule:

  • Right click on the email that you would like to create a rule for 
  • Select 'Rules' and then 'Create Rule'
  • Check the boxes next to the filtering criteria you desire
  • Click 'OK' to create the rule

Viewing and Managing your Rules:

  • Under the home tab select 'Rules' which is under 'Junk'
  • Select 'Edit Rules' and then 'Exchange', to create a new rule select the small plus sign

Outlook for 2013 and 2010 for Windows

Creating a Rule:

  • Right click on the email that you would like to create a rule for 
  • Select 'Rules' and then 'Create Rule'
  • Check the boxes next to the filtering criteria you desire
  • Click 'OK' to create the rule

Viewing and Managing your Rules:

  • Select 'File' and then 'Manage Rules and Alerts'
  • To create a new rule within 'Rules and Alerts' select 'E-mail Rules' and then select 'New Rule'

 

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