Setting up email rules for Gmail and yahoo

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When I use Outlook 2007, I can set up rules so that incoming mail containing certain words get transferred to a specific folder.  My question is can I also do this in my gmail and yahoo account? 

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Setting up email rules for Gmail and yahoo

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Yes, you can. Both Yahoo and Gmail offers a feature of Filter function where you can modify the settings of your incoming mails.

For steps on how to create the filters, you may check out these URLs:

For Gmail: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/6579

For Yahoo: http://help.yahoo.com/kb/index?locale=en_US&y=PROD_MAIL_ML&page=content&id=SLN3225

Once you have created your filters you may now label, archive, delete, forward or spam automatically your incoming mails.

 

 

 

 

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Setting up email rules for Gmail and yahoo

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Yes, you can do this in Yahoo and Gmail. You can create your personal folder in which to organize your incoming emails. You can create a set of rules (Filter) and destination where you want Yahoo or Gmail to automatically sort your incoming emails. To apply a filter in Yahoo Classic, follow these steps.

1.   Click drop down arrow on the Options link, which is on upper right side.

2.   Choose Mail Options from the drop down menu.

3.   Click Filter link under the management column.

4.   The Filter page will appear. Click Add button on the Filters page.

5.   In the following dialog box, type name of the Filter in Filter Name box. The name should be unique.

6.   Here you can set the rules for your incoming emails.

7.   Choose the folder where you want to filter the incoming emails.

8.   Click Add Filter button to save the filter and you will new filter on the list of filters on Filters page.

To set incoming email rules in Gmail. Click on the settings and then select filter and finally set the rules for your incoming emails.

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