Windows Vista: Use rules to organize e-mails in Windows Mail
Windows Mail is a great e-mail management application that improves your productivity with many features. With Windows Mail you can setup rules for e-mails that come to your inbox and organize them automatically without actually organizing your e-mails manually. When you receive large quantities of e-mails in day, organizing them and putting them in different folders would help you in reading important e-mails without missing them. But why organize and move different e-mails into different folders manually when you can set rules for e-mails and automatically transfer the e-mails to different folders as and when you receive those e-mails. Windows Mail allows you to do that and helps improve your productivity. Do you know how to organize your e-mails using rules in Windows Mail on your Windows Vista computer? Here’s how you can do that in a few simple steps:
1. Click on the “Start button
2. Go to “All Programs, and then click on “Windows Mail
3. Click on the “Tools menu
4. Point to “Message Rules and then click “Mail
5. In the “New Mail Rule dialog box, under “Select the Conditions for your rule, select one or more check boxes to set up the criteria that will be applied to incoming messages
6. If you select multiple conditions, click the “and hyperlink in the “Rule Description section.
7. In the “And/Or dialog box, click on “Messages match all of the criteria or “Messages match any of the criteria, and then click “OK
8. Under “Select the Actions for your rule, select one or more check boxes to determine how to handle messages that meet the conditions you selected
9. Click the underlined hyperlinks in the “Rule Description section to specify the conditions or actions for your rule.
10. In the “Name of the rule box, select the default name, type a new name that describes your rule, and then click “OK
Once you set these rules on your inbox you can easily read only important e-mails from your inbox and save lot of time.