How To Run Rules In Outlook 365 Webmail?

To run rules in Outlook 365, you need to set up the rules in Outlook and then run them on an existing folder. Here’s how to run rules in Outlook 365 webmail. At first, start setting up rules in Outlook.

How To Run Rules In Outlook 365 Webmail

Setting up rules:

  1. On your computer, go to the Microsoft sign-in page.
  2. Start entering your email address in the required field.
  3. Enter the password and then click the Sign in button.
  4. In your Outlook account, click the Settings gear icon at the top-right corner and then select Mail.
  5. Select the Options panel from the left navigation bar.
  6. Navigate to the Inbox and sweep rules option and then click on it.
  7. Under the Inbox rules tab, select the plus symbol.
  8. A new inbox rule window appears on the screen.
  9. Under Name, type the name for your inbox rule.
  10. Select the required condition from the drop-down list.

You can also add multiple conditions while creating inbox rules by clicking the Add condition button.

  1. Now, select the action that you want to apply for your inbox rule from the drop-down list.
  2. Click the Add action button to add multiple actions for your inbox rules.

Note: You can also add exceptions to your inbox by clicking the Add exceptions button at the bottom of the window.

  1. The Stop processing more rules option will be selected by default.
  2. Now, you’ve successfully created the inbox rules for your Outlook 365 webmail.

To quickly set up or create rules, you can right-click the message that you want to set up rules.

  1. Select the Create rule option from the list of options.
  2. Finally, click OK.
  3. Now, select the checkbox beside Run this rule now in Inbox to run rules immediately.

If you want to run rules on an existing message, try to follow the steps below.

  1. On your computer, launch your Outlook account.
  2. Select the Settings icon (gear symbol) at the top of the page.
  3. Select View all Outlook settings from the list of options.
  4. Navigate to Rules by selecting Mail and then clicking on it.
  5. Now, select the right arrow symbol. By selecting the arrow symbol, you can run rules on your inbox. Rules do not run on other folders. Now we have learned how to run rules in outlook 365 webmail.

You can also set an order for your inbox rules by following the steps given below.

  1. On your Outlook account, select the gear icon at the top of the page. (Settings)
  2. Select View all Outlook settings.
  3. Navigate to Rules by selecting Mail and then clicking on it.
  4. Now, select the rules for which you want to set an order and then make the necessary changes.
  5. You need to select the up or down arrow to set the orders for your inbox rules.

If you wish to edit your inbox rules, then try following the below-given steps.

Editing inbox rules:

  • On your computer, launch your Outlook account.
  • Select the Settings icon (gear symbol) at the top of the page.
  • Select View all Outlook settings from the list of options.
  • Select Mail, click on it, and navigate to Rules.
  • Choose the Edit symbol and then start editing your inbox rule.
  • Finally, click Save.
  • Now we have seen how to run rules in outlook 365 webmail.