If you have configured your email in Outlook, you would surely wish to access it from different systems. In order to help you with this function, Microsoft provides Outlook users with a web application. With this application, you will be able to access Outlook from any location with the help of an internet browser. You may also make use of the Outlook options for email forwarding. In this post, we will find out the steps involved in setting up rules for forwarding the emails received.
- Launch any of the web browsers and sign in to the Outlook web interface. The address for this interface could vary and would depend on the installation. The common format of the address could be http://mail.yourdomain.com. Sign in, with the username and password.
- Once you login to the program, select the Options. You can find it at the right corner of the window. Choose See all Options.
- In the Outlook Web window, you will find the option for Organize Email. Select it.
- Choose the option Inbox Rules found in the top section of the configuration window. Choose the option New and this will initiate the setup of new rule.
- In the drop down box for When the message arrives, choose the filters that you wish to apply to the received email. For instance, if you wish to forward the emails received from your boss, then choose the option It was received from and in the next box, choose your boss’ email address from the contact list that comes up.
- In the option for Do the following, choose Redirect the message to
- A window would pop up and here, enter the email address, to which you wish to send the email. Keep in mind that it can be any of your personal email accounts or official accounts where you wish to receive the email.
- Choose the option OK. This will finish the setting of rule in the program.
- Logout from the account and sign in again.
- Go to the option Inbox Rules. Find out whether the rule you have just added is present in the list. You may edit or modify the rule by selecting the rule, which you will find under the option Rule.