Sender Rule Example

This example shows how to create an inbox rule based on the sender of incoming messages. The example rule looks for any messages sent from a specific sender and automatically deletes the message.

  1. Navigate to Outlook Web Access at
  2. Log in with your NetID and password.
  3. In the top-right of the window, click the Options button.Options
  4. Click Create an Inbox Rule...Create an Inbox Rule
    The Inbox Rules screen appears.
  5. To begin creating a new rule, click New...New
    A New Inbox Rule screen appears.New Inbox Rule
  6. Click the dropdown arrow for the "* When the message arrives, and:" dropdown menu and select It was received from...It was received from
  7. When the Address Book dialog box appears, select the sender you would like to apply the rule to, or manually type an e-mail address in the "From" section at the bottom.From
  8. Click OK.
  9. Click the dropdown arrow for "Do the following:" and select Delete the message...Delete the message
  10. Click Save to save the inbox rule.Save Rule

This example rule automatically deletes any message from a specific sender.