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, select the Inbox that you want.
  4. In the list of rules, select 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.) that you want to change.
  5. Do one of the following:
    • Change a condition, action, or exception
      1. Click Change Rule, and then click Edit Rule Settings.
      2. Follow the rest of the instructions in the Rules and Alerts Wizard.
    • Rename 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 2007