Questions tagged [email-filter]

Email filters allow custom actions to be performed when a message satisfies the filter/rule requirements is received. An example of a common email filter is spam protection, which automatically moves all incoming messages into a Spam folder (action), when a given message is determined to be "spam" (rule).

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Outlook Rules for moving incoming emails sent to a specific BCC Distribution List

I am part of many Distribution Lists (DLs), and I have distinct rules for them. Those rules work fine when the DL is in To or Cc. However, in certain circumstances, Senders put the DL in BCC, and some ...
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Rule for emails that are replies to emails I sent (MS Outlook)

I would like to make an alert that triggers when someone replies to an email I sent. Obviously, I can get most replies just searching for titles starting with "RE:". It would also miss ...
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Filtering Emails in Thunderbird by “To/Received”

This question is about creating a custom filter in Thunderbird to effectively handle having two, or more, aliases on the same email account. Let's say my main email is main@email.co.uk and I have an ...
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Run filter only on specific folders with Thunderbird

I have Thunderbird running to filter a mail address that is used by multiple people, who dont use Thunderbird. I would like a filter to run only when a mail is moved to a specific subfolder. I could ...
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Apple Mail: can I block spammer using `Authentication-Results` header?

I have been getting similar spam from a variety of (probably spoofed) email addresses. Looking at the default headers, I find that the only similarity is in the Authentication-Results header. For ...
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Replacing a long list of Sieve rules with a generic rule

I have a couple of Sieve rules like this: if header :contains "To" "shop1@domain.tld" { fileinto "shops/shop1" ; } [...] if header :contains "To" "...
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How can I recover emails from twenty years ago on my yahoo sent box?

I have been using the same email address on yahoo all my life. I sent an email to someone in 2002 containing some vital informantion which I now need. When I consult the sent box and sort by ...
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Outlook sorting rule based on “buried” email header info?

My employer has a contract with an anti-spam educational company. This company (let's call them spam4u) sends multiple fake "spam" and "phishing" emails each week to test whether I ...
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How to automatically recognize & move spam emails

There are lots of spam emails in my inbox, but there are also several normal emails and other useful emails among them. Is there any way to automatically recognize spam emails and move them to another ...
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Filter “me in CC/BCC” emails, considering email thread history

So, it is pretty common to filter emails where one is in CC/BCC and not in TO. I know how to create such a filter. However, the issue is that sometimes I do reply to an email in a thread where I'm ...
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Thunderbird tag all drafts when save or autosave - Local Folders Drafts Folder

I would like to tag all drafts so they are highlighted in my "Unread search" folder. I am using pop3 and the message are saved in Local Folders subfolder Drafts. I cannot find anything in ...
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ASK How to extract email regex using Emeditor? get email specific

example : hello this my email user1@domains.com contact me yes this my email user2@needthis.ca:contactmenow user:3:user3@needthistoo.com.au:contactme hello this is my email andre,user4@needthis.co.uk, ...
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In Outlook, how can I avoid receiving my own emails that I send to a group?

When I send an email from Outlook to a Google Group, I receive this email myself, so that I have two copies of the same message. Based on this answer, I tried to add a rule that automatically deletes ...
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Do spammers actually make subject lines such as “[SPAM]”? Or is this added by some filter?

I have a Gmail account. Today, I had received a spam message whose subject line was actually "[SPAM]". Is this some new kind of "trick" by spammers, or was the subject line determined to be 100% sure ...
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What causes Microsoft Outlook rule to be client-side only?

I have created four different mail rules in Microsoft Outlook (offline version of Office 365). All four are very simple -- "catch" e-mail address of some pattern and move it to specified folder. When ...
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What's Outlook 2016 form for forwarded meeting?

I'm creating rules to sort email, but I can't figure out what form to use to catch all those stating my meetings have been forwarded. I can find Accept, Decline, etc, under Application Forms, but one ...
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How to filter an email type to prevent it from occupying even the spam folder? [closed]

I receive daily messages in my Gmail with the same subject: "Sales Boom". Gmail correctly detects these messages as spam and sends them correctly to the spam folder. Even so, I would like to know if ...
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Outlook 365: Play notification sound only once every X minutes

Currently I have my settings to display a notification and play a sound whenever I receive a new email. However, I often, like many others, receive multiple emails at the same time or within a few ...
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Hosted emails on cPanel - How can I stop a user form deleting emails?

Just wondering how can I stop a user from deleting emails on a mailbox that is being hosted on cPanel? I have already created another mailbox that will auto-forward incoming emails - but I would like ...
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Outlook rule fails on mails with empty subject

when creating rules for automatic forwarding emails in Outlook 2013 i noticed that these rules fail, if an email with a blank subject line (no subject) is recieved. All other emails work fine, just an ...
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Outlook: save existing search query as “Search Folder”

In Outlook When I already have a search query that is displaying results on screen in the email list pane, how do I save this EXISTING search query as a "Search Folder". i.e. Without starting again ...
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Outlook - Automatically create folders when importing rules

I have a set of rules for Outlook (desktop) I'd like to share with my co-workers. Only problem is every time I import the rules all of the "destinations" are folders that don't yet exist on their ...
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In GMail, can I auto-forward emails between two accounts so I can view all my mail on both?

I realize this is probably a pretty uninformed question, but I'm not really sure how to search for it. My apologies if this is a duplicate or whatever. I don't use this site a lot, I'm a bit ...
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Some email providers not receiving email

Good day, I set up SMTP server I am using sendinblue SMTP also I checked my email score with https://www.mail-tester.com/ and scored 8.9 from 10. I lose 1.1 point on reverse DNS but I think I just ...
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Windows - is there a command-line interface for GMail?

There was a command line interface to the Google API (I'm unsure if it supported Gmail), but it is now defunct: 8 June 2015: GoogleCL is currently broken due to the OAuth1 turndown, and likely to ...
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Incoming email rule to filter mail sent exclusively to one contact group

I need to filter emails sent to one particular contact group (distribution list) to the exclusion of any other recipient or group. For example, mail sent to Some Group should be filtered, but mail ...
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How can I create an email filter in Evolution for only when the recipient is a single particular address?

I'm trying to filter messages sent to blah@blorf.com only, and not that address in addition to others. Messages sent to blah.blorf.com, blech@bloog.org should get through. My current attempt looks ...
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Sieve rule for catch-all email setup: Filter into folders based on alias

I'm running a catch-all email setup with my own domain (mydomain.tld). My hoster offers me to create arbitrary Sieve mail filter rules. I would like to create a rule that moves all incoming mail to a ...
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Outlook for Mac: How do I configure a client side rule to match multiple keywords in the subject line?

I use Outlook for Mac (version 16.16.8) and am trying to create a client-side rule to filter emails that have a list of keywords in their subject field. I can easily set this up when it's a server-...
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Spam Filter Blocking or something on users side of things?

Spam Filter is designated some email as blocked. This sender has sent us email in the past. The reason it was blocked was: "Domain of tbu****s@mc**-ar**.com does not designate 54.2*8.***.9 as ...
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Emails rule in outlook

Good morning, I'm struggling to set up some rules in my outlook and couldn't achieve what I'd like to automate. Basically, I'd like to set 3 folders: Inbox: Only keeps email where there is ONLY MY ...
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Optimally sort emails in to subfolders using Thunderbird filters

I want to take email messages and sort them in to subfolders in my IMAP account using my MUA, Mozilla Thunderbird. I set a filter "move bob@example.com" to match and it moves the emails to subfolder "...
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Outlook Rule - Strict Word Matching - Do Not Match if String inside Word - Eg: Match XYZ but not WXYZW

I have a rule in outlook which matches the letters XYZ and I noticed I was getting the wrong e-mails filtered by this rule. After opening the e-mail and searching for the string I found somebody's ...
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copy an outlook appointment and send it to an other mail

Problem is, I don't have a work phone. But I would like to know when and where my appointments are on my private phone. I need a rule that does the following: - find all Outlook appointments - copy ...
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Outlook rules for routing all emails sent by people not in a whitelist

I have the need to have all emails that do not come from my company's domain route into a certain folder in Outlook. The purpose is to give me a higher state of alert that an email was not sent ...
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Outlook Rule for not being in a mail group

Can I create an outlook rule to filter mail if it is sent directly to my email address (and any others) as opposed to being sent to a mail group that I belong to?
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How to effectively filter spam emails that have two '@' symbols in the address?

Apologies if this has been addressed before. We are seeing a companywide uptick in spam emails with attachments that use the following syntax for the 'From' email address (I apologize again that this ...
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Outlook 365: Rule to check if a specific user is missing (and then forward the email to them)

I need some help with Outlook rules: Problem: Users are not attaching all invested parties to communications regarding certain topics. Example: User has problem and contacts Engineer X. Engineer Y is ...
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Why are Inbox messages being moved into Trash in Thunderbird?

I have turned OFF all message filter instructions, yet even after restarts, Thunderbird is moving messages to 'Trash'. This has been happening for a week or so. Ref: Thunderbird 60.3.1 32 bit on my ...
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Filter e-mails in outlook addressed to X people [duplicate]

I would like to be able to filter e-mails which are sent to more then, for instance, 15 people? Is something like this achievable? In Outlook 2016? Or is something like this possible to create using ...
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What is the precedence order in thunderbird message filtering?

Will these filters work as intended? If conditions A & B ==> folder X If condition A ==> folder Y Others, no processing In other words, will message filter rules be processed in sequential order?...
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Is there any way to filter/search emails by received time only, regardless of date?

I'm basicly trying to filter emails I received after working time. Date isn't important that much but need to filter them by delivery hour. Adding hour column didn't work but not sure I setted format ...
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Outlook rule to identify forwarded email

Emails are (auto)forwarded to my inbox. How can I identify such email, not relying on sender, recipient and subject fields (i.e. not using subject = FW:)? Is there a technical way?
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Outlook rule to identify emails sent to person A and B (instead of A or B)

Outlook rules allow exception for emails addressed to either of listed names. What if I want to handle emails sent specifically to person A and person B and potentially someone else? This could be ...
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How can I filter email messages in Alpine v2.03 email client?

In my school, our web admin gave us a text-based email client to manage our inbox. This client is called Alpine. Its productive version is 2.03. We have a lot of spam in our inbox, but I cannot ask ...
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In Lotus Notes 9 How do you manually run rules you've written on your inbox, without installing any other plugins / software?

It makes it very difficult to test the rules I have if only messages coming in can be matched when I run send and receive emails. Is there a way to manually run them?
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Outlook 2016 Rule

would like some help here. There is a email forwarding rule to this email address (ITsupport@xx.com) to my main inbox. For example, if John sends an email to ITsupport@xx.com, it will forwarded to me....
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Mac Mail Rule does not work

I've created an On My Mac mailbox. Then I created an if-any rule: From is equal to [some@email.address], which performs Move Message to my newly created mailbox. When done creating the rule, I ...
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Outlook '16 Calendaring Macros/Rules — filtering calendar invites for three different people

I support calendaring (Outlook 2016 on WIN10) multiple directors as an EA through an MS Exchange Server. I would love to create a rule or Macro to filter incoming meeting invitations based on who it ...
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Outlook Rule Not Working Correctly

We have a monitoring system that sends out alerts whenever one of its trigger conditions is met to a mailing list I am on . Most of these messages are garbage to me, so I set up a rule to filter out ...

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