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How do I import/export email rules into Office 365?

How do I import/export rules?


Importing a set of rules:

1. Click the File tab.

2. Click Manage Rules & Alerts.

3. Click Options.

4. Click Import Rules.

5. Select the rules file you want to import.

If you want to import a file that contains rules other than those in the Rules and Alerts Wizard, such as rules that are compatible with previous versions of Microsoft Outlook, click the file type in the Files of type list.

6. Click Open.



Exporting a set of rules:

1. Click the File tab.

2. Click Manage Rules & Alerts.

3. Click Options.

4. Click Export Rules.

5. Select the folder where you want to save the rules file, and then In the File name box, type a name for the set of rules that you want to export.

6. If you want to export a file that contains only rules that are compatible with a previous version of Microsoft Outlook, in the Save as type list, select one of the following:

a. Outlook 2002 Compatible Rules Wizard rules

b. Outlook 2000 Compatible Rules Wizard rules

c. Outlook 98 Compatible Rules Wizard rules

7. Click Save.

 More information on how to import or export a set of rules can be found on the Microsoft Support Pages.

Additional resources to help you make the most of office 365

  1. Lynda
  2. Microsoft Training Center


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