How to setup rules (filters) in Apple Mail

Rules in Apple Mail are filters that you can use to sort incoming mail into folders.

1 Go to Mail... then click Preferences.

2 Select Rules... then click Add Rule.

3 Enter a description.

4 Choose to sort if any or all the following conditions are met.

5 Select a condition. This condition will sort any mail that contains the word "Test".

6 Click plus to add another condition... and set the action to be taken when the conditions are met.

7 Now when the condition is met, the message will be moved to the Support mailbox. Click OK.

8 Click Apply to apply the rule to messages in your mailbox.

That's it! Now you know how to create rules in Apple Mail.

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