Before you start creating rules, it's helpful to understand what types of rules you can create. The following are examples of rules you can create in Outlook:
Move all messages from your sister to the Family folder
Play a special sound when messages from your supervisor arrive
Send an alert to your mobile phone or pager when you receive messages from a distribution list
You can use the Rules and Alerts Wizard to create all these rules as well as more complicated rules with multiple actions. For example, you could send an alert to your mobile device when a message from a distribution list arrives, and you can also configure Outlook to reply to the same message with a standard reply template. You could also move that message to another ...