How to Delete or Turn off Rules in Outlook

How to Delete or Turn off Rules in Outlook, you can set up rules that determine what action is taken on an email message when it arrives in your inbox or is sent from your account. For example, you could create a rule that automatically moves all email messages from a particular sender into a separate folder.

Where do I find Rules in Outlook?

Follow the steps below to find the rules command on Outlook.

  1. Launch Outlook
  2. On the Home tab
  3. Click Rules in the Move group.
  4. Choose to create Rules or Manage Rules and Alerts in its drop-down menu.

How to turn off Rules in Outlook

Follow the steps below to turn off Rules in Outlook:

  • Launch Outlook.
  • The Home tab has a Move group with Rules.
  • The “Manage Rules and Alerts” drop-down can be used to manage your rules and alerts.
  • A dialog box for Rules and Alerts will appear.
  • To disable a rule, uncheck its box.
  • Then click Ok.

To disable Rules in Outlook, follow one of the two methods below:

Method 1: Launch Outlook.

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On the Home tab, in the Move group, click Rules. Select Manage Rules and Alerts from the drop-down menu.

A dialog box for rules and alerts. Uncheck the box for the rule or rules you want to turn off. Then click OK.

Method 2: Click File.

The backstage view contains a button labeled “Manage Rules and Alerts” on the Info tab. Clicking this button opens the “Rules and Alerts” dialog box, which can be used to manage rules and alerts using the same procedures as described in Method 1.

How do I delete multiple Rules in Outlook?

Follow the steps below to delete rules in Outlook:

  • Click the “Home” tab, then click “Rules” in the “Move” group.
  • Choose “Rules” or “Manage Rules and Alerts” from the drop-down menu.
  • In the Rules and Alerts dialog box, you can use the rules to automatically move messages to specified folders or
  • take other actions when certain conditions are met.
  • To delete a rule, select it and click the Delete button.
  • A message box will appear; click Yes.
  • Click OK

We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to turn off Rules in Outlook; if you have questions about the tutorial, let us know in the comments.

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