Use a macro to create a rule to move messages

Use a macro to create a rule to move messages

How to run macros triggers by reminders, update rules using macros, and more.

Outlook AutoReplies: One script, many responses

Outlook AutoReplies: One script, many responses

How to use one Run a Script rule in Outlook to respond with different Autoreply messages.

Forward meeting details to another address

Forward meeting details to another address

How to use a VBA macro to send details of incoming meeting requests or cancellations to an email address.

Using Rules Wizard

Using Rules Wizard

The Rules Wizard for Microsoft Outlook automatically processes both incoming and outgoing messages. You set conditions similar to those used for Microsoft Outlook filters, then indicate what action(s) you want to be performed on messages that meet those conditions. Rules in the Rules Wizard apply to only to mail at the time its downloaded. They  

Autoaccept a Meeting Request using Rules

Autoaccept a Meeting Request using Rules

Use Outlook's Rules Wizard and a Run a Script rule to autoaccept (or decline) meeting requests in Microsoft Outlook. Includes a version that checks your Free/Busy status before accepting (or declining).

To create a rule with wildcards

To create a rule with wildcards

How to create an Outlook rules using wildcards.

Create a rule to search for two different phrases in a message

Direct support for this kind of rule was added in Outlook 2000 and is available in all later versions of Outlook. In Outlook 97 and Outlook 98, it requires two rules. Let's say you want to move all messages that contain either "Microsoft Exchange" or "Microsoft Outlook" to a folder named Exchange/Outlook. First, create a  

Filter messages forwarded from another user's mailbox

If you connect to Microsoft Exchange Server and are receiving mail sent to more than one address (for example, both to your own mailbox and to a staff member that you're covering for while she's on maternity leave), you will probably want to set up a rule to route the other person's mail into a  

Create rules to sort messages by email account

Microsoft Outlook contains a rule condition you can use to sort mail received from multiple email accounts. Use the condition "through specified account", select the account and complete the rule.

Server-side vs. Client-side Rules

Server-side vs. Client-side Rules

You can divide rules into two types - server-side and client-only. Server-side rules are handled entirely by the Exchange Server, independent of the state of the Outlook client. Client-only rules do not execute until the user who created the rule logs in to the Outlook client with the same profile used to create the rule.