Windows 10: Contact Rules/Filters

Discus and support Contact Rules/Filters in Browsers and Email to solve the problem; How do I set up a rule to automatically put emails from certain contacts into certain folders ? Many thanks 74673 Discussion in 'Browsers and Email' started by Schzam, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. Schzam Win User

    Contact Rules/Filters


    How do I set up a rule to automatically put emails from certain contacts into certain folders ?

    Many thanks

    :)
     
    Schzam, Jan 11, 2017
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  2. e61drc Win User

    E61 and desktop mail synchronisation problems

    The first issue can be solved if the filter/rules are on the server so that emails are filtered when they arrive on the server. Your ISP/email provider may provide email filter/rules under email settings or you may have to set up the filter/rules using
    webmail.

    The second issue is not a problem as the email is copied to you (CC) so the intended recipient appears in the TO field.
    Message Edited by on 12-Sep-2006

    08:51 AM
     
    e61drc, Jan 11, 2017
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  3. gb330033 Win User
    Filtering Email Into Different Folders

    If your ISP offers a web-interface for your email account, see if you can set up filter rules in that. Those rules might get applied at the server-level, which would then make any email client you use with that address respect those filtering rules.
     
    gb330033, Jan 11, 2017
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  4. Contact Rules/Filters

    Welcome to the TenForums.

    What email program / app are you using and where is your email hosted, gmail, Outlook.com, etc.
     
    Caledon Ken, Jan 11, 2017
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  5. Schzam Win User
    My account is ymail and I am using the Windows 10 Mail app 17.7805.42277.0
     
    Schzam, Jan 11, 2017
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  6. From my experience you can't set up a rule in the app. You need to set it up in your web mail (browser) to have it take effect in app.

    Other with more experience with this app, and the information you provided may have a different answer.
     
    Caledon Ken, Jan 11, 2017
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  7. Did a little more research. By ymail I assume you mean Yahoo. At least that is what I got when I search.

    If Yahoo, open your mail in a browser. Open the mail you want to build a rule for. In Yahoo it is called a filter. Click on "More" across the top.
    Then click on Filter emails like this.

    A pain to have to switch to browser but once set you can forget.
     
    Caledon Ken, Apr 5, 2018
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