Organize your Email Inbox with Outlook Rules

With the prevalence of e-mail as the preferred medium of choice for business communication, one of the biggest challenges facing professionals today is organizing the sheer volume of e-mail messages received on a daily basis. Thankfully, Outlook has a powerful and easy to use “Rules” filter to keep your inbox organized.

To create a rule, launch Outlook. You must be viewing mail to configure rules.

Outlook 2003 and 2007

1.  Go to the Tools menu, then select Rules and Alerts… 2.  Click on the New Rule button 3.  The Rules Wizard will appear on the screen. You can create the rule either from a generic template or from a blank rule

Outlook 2010 and 2013