Email Setup Tutorials:
Setting up Outlook or Outlook Express Message Rules

Please note that while we've used the screen shots from Outlook Express, the instructions are the same for Outlook.

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express.
  2. Right click once on "Local Folders" on the left and select New Folder.
  3. Name your new mail folder (Domain2 Emails etc.) and click OK.
    Name your new mail folder (Domain2 Emails etc.) and click OK.
  4. Click Tools at the top, then Message Rules > Mail.
    Click Tools at the top, then Message Rules > Mail.
  5. Select the Conditions for your rule: scroll down and select "Where the message is from the specified account."
    Select the Conditions for your rule: scroll down and select "Where the message is from the specified account."
  6. Select the Actions for your rule: select "Move it to the specified folder."
    Select the Actions for your rule: select "Move it to the specified folder."
  7. Rule Description: click on the blue "specified" account and select your new email account and click OK.
    Rule Description: click on the blue "specified" account and select your new email account and click OK.
  8. Click on the blue "specified" folder and make sure the new folder for that account is highlighted and click OK.
    Click on the blue "specified" folder and make sure the new folder for that account is highlighted and click OK.
  9. Name of the rule: type your rule's name (Domain2 Mail etc.) and click OK.
    Name of the rule: type your rule's name (Domain2 Mail etc.) and click OK.
  10. Click OK.
  11. Do a send and receive. The email will be sorted as it is received into the folder you created.
  12. When you reply to mail in the individual folders, the From address will automatically be that account's email address.
  13. When you send New Mail, click the down arrow on the right of the >From line and select the appropriate email address.
    When you send New Mail, click the down arrow on the right of the >From line and select the appropriate email address.

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