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Filters

What is a filter?

A filter is used to organise emails for easy access and managing the flow of incoming mails. Filters provide users with the capability of automatically directing their mails to specific labels, archives, star or even delete or forward certain mails.

How to create filters:

  • Log in to Gmail
  • Click on the drop down list at the far right corner of the search text box, just before the search button. This will display a window which allows you to specify your search criteria.
  • Enter the search criteria and click on the search button to verify the search results are accurate.
  • At the bottom of the search window click on Create filter with this search.
  • At this point specify the action that you want the filter to perform e.g. Labelling and moving incoming messages from the inbox to certain folders or even forwarding mails to certain addresses.
  • Click on create filter and your good to go.

Editing or Deleting Filters

This feature is used to change or update the criteria of filtering or removing filters that are no longer required.

How to edit/Delete a filter

  • Log in to Gmail
  • Click on the gear at the top right corner of the Gmail window and select settings.
  • Click on the filters tab and identify the filter you wish to change or remove
  • Click edit to update filtering criteria or Delete to remove the filter
  • Update the actions if relevant and click on update filter button

Exporting and Importing Filters

When it comes to setting up filters on multiple accounts whether in an office setup or individual multiple email accounts one doesn’t need to repeat the same procedure over and over again. This feature enables one to easily create a filter in multiple accounts with minimal editing and at some point no editing at all.

How to export/Import a Filter:

  • Log in to Gmail
  • Click on the gear at the top right corner of the Gmail window and select settings.
  • Click on the filters Tab to display the filters
  • To export: Select the filter by checking the box beside the filter and click the Export button at the bottom of the page to create an xml file.
  • To import: Click on Import filters at the bottom of the page and chose the xml file you want to import.
  • Select Open file button and click Create filter to import the file.

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