Use rules to manage your email

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A rule is an action that Outlook runs automatically on incoming or outgoing messages, based on conditions that you specify. Learn how to create a rule that evaluates if an email was sent to a distribution list, and if it is, move it from your Outlook inbox to a different folder. Also learn how to use templates to create rules, create rules from scratch, and manage, change, stop, and delete rules.

Inside this course:

Use rules to manage your email (1:23)
Stay organized in Outlook 2013 by creating rules that automatically act on an arriving or sent message that meets the conditions you specify.

Use templates to create rules (2:42)
Outlook features templates for some of the more common types of rules. Templates make it quicker and easier to create rules.

Create rules from scratch (4:28)
If you don’t see a template that covers the rules you want to create, you can create a new rule from scratch. Watch this video to find out how.

Create rules from scratch, part 2 (4:22)
Watch this video for more information on how to create a new rule without using a template.

Manage, change, stop, and delete rules (4:55)
You created a rule, but now you need to change it, delete it, or stop using the rule but not delete it. Watch this video to learn how to best manage your rules.

Course summary
A brief reminder of the key points in this course.

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Applies To: Outlook 2013



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