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Organize your inbox

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Keep your inbox tidy and organized in Outlook on the web.

Use Sweep

  1. Select a message.

  2. Select Sweep.

  3. Choose how you want to handle email messages from the sender you chose. For example, you can send all messages from that sender to a specific folder for one time or for all future messages.

  4. Select Sweep to perform the selected action.

Create rules

  1. Right-click a message and select Create rule.

  2. Choose the folder where you want all messages from that sender or set of senders to be moved, and then select OK.

    The rule will be applied to all incoming messages. If you'd like to run the rule on your inbox immediately, select the check box for Run this rule now in Inbox.

Use folders and categories

  1. Select a message.

  2. Select Move to and choose a folder.

    Or, select Categorize and choose a category.

Clean up your inbox

  1. Select a message.

  2. Select Delete.

    Select Archive if you might want it later.

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Organize your Inbox with Archive, Sweep, and other tools in Outlook on the web

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