Create Outlook rules to take actions you select on messages that meet criteria you provide. For example, you can move all messages from your boss to a special folder, or forward messages from Microsoft.com to your team.
- [Instructor] I get a lot of social media messages…from Facebook and from Twitter,…just looking at this section of my inbox…from a couple of weeks ago,…you can tell I have lots of them,…and while some part of my job is engage with social media,…I prefer to have those messages segregated…so that I can focus…on messages from my colleagues and customers…before I jump into my Facebook and Twitter messages.…Therefore, I have created some folders:…a Social folder with two subfolders,…Facebook and Twitter,…and I'm going to create a rule now…to move Facebook messages to Facebook…automatically when they come in.…
I'm going to go to Rules…and edit the rules that we have,…and I'm going to create a rule for Exchange.…Now if I had a POPmail account…and I wanted to set rules for that, I could,…but this is a rule for my Exchange server,…and I'm going to click the plus sign,…and going to give this rule a name, Facebook,…it says When a new message arrives,…this has two parts, this is like an if then.…This is what it checks for, the condition or the criteria…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Finding a contact in seconds flat
- Decluttering your inbox
- Creating text shortcuts with AutoCorrect
- Power searching in mail and calendar
- Dealing with junk mail
- Setting up out-of-office replies
- Saving a search for reuse
- Creating recurring appointments and tasks
- Backing up Outlook data with Time Machine
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Top 10 Shortcuts
2. Shortcuts for Organizing Email
3. Shortcuts for Sending and Replying
4. Shortcuts for the Calendar
5. Shortcuts for Contacts
6. Shortcuts for Tasks
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