Change a rule

  1. In the Navigation Pane (Navigation Pane: The column on the left side of the Outlook window that includes panes such as Shortcuts or Mail and the shortcuts or folders within each pane. Click a folder to show the items in the folder.), click Mail.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Rules and Alerts.
  3. If you have more than one e-mail account, in the Apply changes to this folder list, click the Inbox you want.
  4. In the list of rules, click the rule (rule: One or more automatic actions taken on e-mail messages and meeting requests that meet certain conditions, along with any exceptions to those conditions. Rules are also referred to as filters.) you want to modify.
  5. Do one of the following:

ShowChange a condition, action, or exception

  1. Click Change Rule, and then click Edit Rule Settings.

 Note   If you want to add or change an action listed on the drop-down menu, select the action on the menu.

  1. Follow the rest of the instructions in the Rules wizard.

ShowRename the rule

  1. Click Change Rule, and then click Rename Rule.
  2. In the New name of rule box, type a name.
Applies to:
Outlook 2003