Creating Rules for Gmail

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You can manage your incoming mail using Gmail’s filters to send email to a label, or archive, delete, star, or automatically forward your mail

Create a filter

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. Open Settings.
  3. Go to All Settings.

  4. Go to the Filters and Blocked Addresses tab.
  5. Click "Create filter."

    A box will appear and you can enter the details related to the messages you want to have a rule for. Then click the "Create filter" button.


    Another box will appear with actions you want to take on particular emails. Choose the action desired and click Create Filter. 




Use a particular message to create a filter

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. Check the checkbox next to the email you want. 
  3. Click More More.
  4. Click Filter messages like these.
  5. Enter your filter criteria.
  6. Click Create filter.

Edit or delete filters

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. At the top right, click Settings Settings and then See all settings.
  3. Click Filters and Blocked Addresses.
  4. Find the filter you'd like to change.
  5. Click Edit or Delete to remove the filter. If you’re editing the filter, click Continue when you’re done editing.
  6. Click Update filter or OK.