Configuring Inbox Rules (Outlook 2016 for Windows)

Issue/Question

How do I filter messages?

Environment

  • Microsoft Office Suite 2016
    • Outlook

Resolution

To create a filter/rule based on an email in your inbox:

  1. Right-click the message. Select Rules and choose New Rule ....
  2. Enable the desired checkboxes pre-generated by Outlook.
  3. Click Save.

To create a filter/rule without an email in your inbox:

  1. Select the Rules menu and choose Create Rule....
  2. Select a template that details what you want, or choose a rule from Start from a blank rule.
  3. In Edit the rule description, click the underlined text to customize the rule.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Continue customizing the rule as desired, then click Next.
  6. Name the rule and enable the desired rule options.
  7. Click Finish.

Details

Article ID: 3155
Created
Fri 11/2/18 10:08 AM
Modified
Fri 11/2/18 2:50 PM