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