Email filters - how to automate your email inbox
Use email filters to automate daily routines. Email filters can do magic!
Email filters are a handy tool that allows you to automate the processing of incoming mails according to
the set conditions. Using filters, you can automatically delete emails, redirect them to another email box,
add labels, and so on.
Setting up email filters in Gmail mailbox
- Click the gear icon in the upper right corner.
Settings button in the list that appears.
- In the Settings window, select the
Filters and blocked addresses tab.
- Click the
Create a new filter button.
- In the new dialog window, check the list of filters you can use:
Note that you don't have to enter the whole filter text criteria into the "From" and "To" fields.
For example, you can write "john" in the "From" field, and all emails containing this name
(for example, "[email protected]") will be filtered.
- Sender's email
- Recipient's email
- The words to be found in the email
- Words that are NOT to be found in an email.
- Mail Size
- Press the
Create filter button.
In the next window, doublecheck the selected filters which will be automatically applied to any email
that meets the condition set in the previous step.
Some of the options of mail processing:
- Move a message to the trash
- Mark as read
- Add a label
- Forward the message to another email
In order to edit or delete a filter, open the filters page (as described in the first topic).
Next to the created filter, you will see the
The 'Edit filter' page is similar to the 'Create filter' page.