How to Forward Gmail Mail Using Filters

Set your criteria for organizing incoming email

If you want to automatically forward or copy your Gmail email to another address, Gmail filters let you do it in bulk or selectively. Here’s instructions on how to get Gmail to respond to email that meets your criteria.

  • You don’t have to choose Forward a copy of incoming messages I am in to make it work; Disable forwarding can be selected under Forward and your existing Gmail forwarding settings will not be changed.

  • Enter the address you want Gmail to forward email to in the Add forwarding address

  • Click Further

  • Click now Okay Verification code sent to confirm permission

  • Open the Gmail forwarding confirmation email from Gmail team sent to the email address you just added to Gmail Forwarding.

  • Open the confirmation link from the email.

  • Close the window Confirmation successful! in Gmail.

  • In your Gmail settings, go back to the tab Filters

  1. Select the gear icon and then Institutions in the drop-down menu.

  2. Go to the tab Filters and blocked addresses

  3. Click Create a new filter At the bottom.

  4. Enter the criteria for the email you want to forward in the window that opens. For example to send all mail (as standard Gmail forwarding does), enter in the field From † To forward email from a specific sender, enter that email address, name, domain, or part of it next to From † Select Create filter

  5. Check the box to the left of . at forward, select the address where you want these messages delivered from the drop-down list and select Create filter † An email that meets the specified criteria will now be forwarded to that address.
    If what you need is not in the drop-down list, select add forwarding address and do the following.

  6. Select Add forwarding address and enter the address in the window that appears. Click Further

  7. Confirm the forwarding address by selecting Get on

  8. Gmail will send a confirmation email to the address you provided. Enter the code it contains in the box next to it Confirm [адрес электронной почты] and select Confirm

  9. Repeat steps 1 to 5. In step 5, select the address you added from the drop-down menu next to forward

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