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Filing and Filtering Email Messages

 

These instructions show you how to change the destination folder for incoming email. Using this
example, you'll be 
able to set other preferences for the way email is delivered to your inbox.

 

1. Getting Started

Open Outlook Web Access Premium (available only through Microsoft Internet Explorer).

Disable popup blockers for the site: webmail.southern.edu

With this rule, any email coming from the email address antispam@southern.edu will be placed in a separate folder named antispam.

Go to https://webmail.southern.edu

2. Select Options from the top right corner.

3. Select Rules from the left panel.

4. Click New Rule.

You have several options. For this example, use Move messages from someone to a folder.

5. Compatibility With Outlook

If the Compatibility With Outlook dialog box appears, choose Delete Disabled Rules

6. Rule Description

Under Rule Description, click people or distribution lists, then type the email address in the From field, and Click OK.

To choose the folder where the email will go, click the Specified link.

7. Choose or Create a Folder

Choose the folder where the email will go or select Create a New Folder.

Click OK.

8. Check the final screen for accuracy.

Click Save.

 

All email coming from the email address antispam@southern.edu will be placed in the folder you have chosen. This same method can be used for any email address and for separate folders.

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