Outlook: Creating a Rule
A rule is an action that Microsoft Outlook automatically performs on sent or received e-mail messages, and the action is based on conditions that you specify in the Rules and Alerts Wizard.
Note A rule with a custom action runs only on the computer where it is installed and only when Outlook is running.
To create a rule by choosing your own conditions, actions, and exceptions, do the following:
- In the Navigation Pane > click Mail
- On the Tools menu > click Rules and Alerts > click New Rule
- Select a Template from the Rules Wizard Dialog Box: