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How to create and use Gmail filters
How to create and use Gmail filters

Use our simple guide to create rules to filter emails in Gmail

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You can manage incoming emails using Gmail’s filters functionality to automatically label, or archive your mail.

  1. On the Gmail web client page, in the search box click the Show search options button.

    Or from the Gmail settings –> Filters and Blocked Addresses –> Create a new filter link.

  2. Use Subject and/or Has the word fields to specify the filter criteria.

    To create a filter for Folderly-related emails, use the template Subject as a filter criterion for best results.

  3. On the search screen click Create filter.

  4. Choose actions the filter should do:

    1. Skip the inbox (Archive it)

    2. Mark as read

    3. Never send it to Spam

    4. Always mark it as important

  5. Click Create filter

You can manage created filters from the Filters and Blocked Addresses settings page.

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