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I have a web application that sends me many emails that are only for notification purposes - and so, are not important. There can be a great deal of these per day, and I sometimes forget to delete them.

I am using a Microsoft Exchange mail server, and do not have administrator rights to it.
Is there a way I can set up/configure from Outlook a procedure that deletes emails from a specific sender after an amount of time?

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Using the Rules Wizard you should be able to have this happen. – Ramhound Feb 11 '13 at 15:54
Thanks, Ramhound – Steffan Donal Feb 11 '13 at 16:20
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I accomplished this by creating a new rule that automatically moved all emails from a specific sender into a folder.

This folder then had AutoArchive (Right click folder, Properties) set up to permanently delete items older than x days.

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Using the outlook scheduler you can add a task to delete all emails from folders older than a certain amount of time. Also in the same rule you can empty the trash of all items older than a certain amount of time. Automate when it runs and you have solved your problem. On my mac the scheduler lives under the tools menu.

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I'm not familiar with Outlook Scheduler; is it a plug-in? Or is Scheduler a Mac OS product which happens to be capable of managing Outlook files? – user49214 Sep 8 '15 at 18:48

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