Outlook (Web App): Create or Delete Rules

This article tells how to create or delete rules for your outlook mail box.

To create or delete rules for the Outlook mailbox, follow these steps:
1. Open the Outlook Web app, at outlook.office365.com
2. Click the gear icon to open the Settings menu.

Settings Gear Icon
3. Under Your app settings choose Mail.

You App Settings
4. On the left, under Automatic processing choose Inbox and sweep rules

Inbox and sweep rules

5.  Click on the + icon to create your new rule.

Rules can be added or removed from the inbox. For instance, you can create a rule that says "If sender = doej1234 them move to the junk folder." The rules are processed in the order they are listed in your settings. This means if there is are rules that move important emails to its respective folder and one rule that deletes any emails that are left, then the delete everything rule should be last on the list.

Keywords:Email, Rules, filter, outlook, settings   Doc ID:77503
Owner:Larissa H.Group:UW Stout
Created:2017-10-20 11:10 CDTUpdated:2020-08-13 13:38 CDT
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