How to Forward All Emails Automatically From Outlook Express

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How to Forward All Emails Automatically From Outlook Express
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Outlook Express is a simple e-mail client that lets you create rules for e-mail messages. One of the types of rules that you can create is forwarding all of your e-mail messages to another e-mail account. This is a great tool for those who will be away from their main computer but still want to read their e-mail. To set up the rule, it takes about two minutes.

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  1. 1

    Launch Outlook Express.

  2. 2

    Click "Tools" in the main menu bar. Scroll down and click "Message rules" and then scroll over and click "Mail."

  3. 3

    Hit the "Mail Rules" tab and select "New."

  4. 4

    Put a check mark in the box next to "For all messages" in the first section. Then put a check mark in the box next to "Forward it to people."

  5. 5

    Click the "People" link. Type the email address that you want to forward all e-mail to and click the "OK" button. Type a name for the rule in the bottom section. Click the "OK" button in the rule window. Close the windows.

  6. 6

    Keep your Outlook Express open so that the email will be filtered and forwarded through the email client.

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