Office 365 (Outlook 2013) - Turn on or off a rule

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Rules are created in Microsoft Outlook 2013 to keep your Inbox organized. For example, all messages from a specific sender can be moved to a specified folder.

To turn on or off a rule, do the following:

  1. Click the File tab.
  2. Click Manage Rules & Alerts.
  3. In the Rules and Alerts dialog box, on the Email rules tab, select or clear the check box next to the rule (rule: One or more automatic actions taken on e-mail messages and meeting requests that meet certain conditions, along with any exceptions to those conditions. Rules are also referred to as filters.).

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Keywords:microsoft office 365 2013 client outlook help mail calendaring overview messages searching rules filters o365 inbox filtering inbox   Doc ID:32590
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2013-08-07 13:07 CDTUpdated:2016-08-23 11:06 CDT
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