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WFH Tips & Tricks | Rules to Filter Your Emails in Gmail

By SRAI News posted 11-13-2020 09:13 AM


WFH Tips & Tricks | Rules to Filter Your Emails in Gmail

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Last month we went over how to use rules in Outlook. This month, Gloria Greene has provided instructions and a link for creating rules to filter your emails in Gmail. Please see below for a step by step guide of how to bring a little organization and structure to your Gmail account.

A. Open Gmail

B. In the search box at the top, click the down arrow.


C. Enter your search criteria. If you want to check that your search worked correctly, see what emails show up by clicking Search.

D. At the bottom of the search window, click Create filter.

E. Choose what you’d like the filter to do.

F. Click Create filter.

Note: Click the link below for additional information on creating rules in Gmail.

Authored by

kbone.png Karen Bone, Proposal Coordinator, Florida Atlantic University, SRAI Southern Section President Elect, SRAI Catalyst Co-Editor greene2.png Gloria Greene, Director, Office of Sponsored Programs, University of Alabama in Huntsville, SRAI Southern Section President, SRAI At-Large Member of the Board of Directors