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Set up filters to stay on top of your email

  • Spam filter rules keep inbox junk-free

  • Sort incoming messages automatically
  • Use templates or customize settings
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Keep your inbox organized with email filter rules

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Tired of scrolling around in your inbox to find the messages your need? Keep forgetting to move mails into your folders? Want to send annoying messages straight to your Spam folder? With our easy-to-set-up filter rules, mail.com can help you keep track of your emails – no matter how many your receive every day. With mail.com, it’s a snap to activate templates to categorize your messages or even create your own rules.

Set up filter rules in just a few clicks

One thing you can do with mail.com email filters is forward emails from a specific contact directly to a folder. For example, emails from your mother could automatically go into a folder named “Family” and messages from your business partner could go into “Work.” You can also create filter rules to make sure that junk mail goes right to your Spam folder. mail.com has set up several templates for frequently used email filters, letting you automatically:

  • Move emails from a specific sender
  • Move emails with a specific subject
  • Forward emails to another email account (Premium only)
And for those times when you need a greater range of filter options, mail.com makes it easy to set up custom email filter rules.

How to filter email in your mail.com inbox

You can select a filter for certain messages or create your own in just a few easy steps:

  1. In your mail.com account, click > E-mail at the top of the screen
  2. In the side navigation bar, select > Settings > Filter Rules
  3. To set a quick filter, choose an option from “Frequently used Filter Rules” and define your desired rule using the selections available
  4. To set up a custom filter rule, click > Create Personal Filter Rules and add or subtract conditions
  5. When you’re ready, click > Create Filter Rule and your filter rule will immediately be applied

Need help with this? You’ll find detailed instructions in our Help Center.

FAQs: Email filter rules

What are email filter rules?

Simply put, this feature allows you to automatically sort your incoming messages as well as emails you’ve already received. You can create an email filter rule to move certain categories of messages into a particular folder or even delete them if you wish. For example, you can set up a filter rule for your work email address that immediately sends all incoming emails from a specific business contact to a predefined folder in your inbox. Filter rules make it easier to keep track of important emails. You’ll also spend less time manually sorting messages and cleaning up your inbox – and more time being productive.

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