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Rules allow you to move, flag, and respond to email messages automatically. You can also use rules to play sounds, move messages to folders, or display new item alerts. The easiest and most common rule to create is one that allows you to move an item from a certain sender or with certain words in the subject line to another folder.

Right-click a message and select Rules > Create Rule. Select a condition, and what to do with the message based on the condition. For example, to move messages with a certain title to a specific folder, select the Subject contains condition, select Move the item to folder , select or create a New folder, and then select OK .

Use folders and rules to organize your inbox on a Mac. Create a folder. Select your inbox or another folder you want to work with. Select Organize > New Folder. Type a name and press Enter. Create a rule. Select an email that you want to create a rule for. Select Rules > Create Rule.

Most of what you can do with a folder can be found in the context menu that appears when you right-click a folder. Create new subfolder Use to create a new subfolder in the folder you right-clicked. Delete folder Moves the folder and all its contents to Deleted Items. Default folders, such as the Inbox folder, can't be deleted.