Creating Filters in Gmail

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Question

How do I setup rules that filter my mail into specific folders?

 

Environment

  •  Gmail

 

Information

For information on creating filters, and filter ideas, please see this G Suite Learning article.

 

Resolution

You can manage your incoming mail using filters to send email to a label (folder), or archive, delete, star, or automatically forward your mail.

  1. Open Gmail and in the search box, click the Down arrow
  2. Enter your filter criteria
    • Note: If you don't want chat messages to be include, be sure to check the Don't include chats option.
  3. Click Search to verify the contents are the desired items to filter
  4. Click Create filter
    • To automatically move email fitting your filter criteria out of your inbox, check Skip the Inbox (Archive it).
    • To apply a label, check Apply the label, then click an existing label or create a new one
    • To apply the filter to all existing emails, click Also apply filter to matching conversations
  5. Click Create filter
    • The new label appears in the left sidebar.
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Details

Article ID: 1046
Created
Wed 1/16/19 5:02 PM
Modified
Fri 8/6/21 11:24 AM