Tech Tip: Creating Inbox Rules

May 21st, 2019
Tech Tip: Creating Inbox Rules

Do you receive weekly reports? Or maybe just receive multiple emails a day from the same sender? Let’s get you organized!

How to Forward Emails to a Folder in Outlook 2019 and 2016

To send messages from a particular sender to a designated folder:

  1. Open an email from the sender whose messages you want to filter.
  2. Go to Message and select Rules > Create Rule.
  3. In the Create Rule dialog box, select the From [sender] check box.
  4. In the Do the following section, select the Move the item to folder check box.
  5. In the Rules and Alerts dialog box, choose the folder where incoming messages from the sender will be moved.
    • To create a new folder, select New, enter a name for the folder, and select OK.
  6. Select OK when you're done. New emails you receive from the specified sender are stored in the folder you selected.

Tech Tip Provided by:
Michael Jacques
Fast Response Team

Center for Computer Resources


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