Tuesday, 5 February 2019

how to auto forward specific emails in gmail

If you want to learn how to forward specific emails in gmail , you are at the right place. There are many situation where we want to forward specific emails in gmail to other email account . It may be because you want to keep emails from a particular sender seperate so that you dont miss any of its email or any other reason.

To forward specific emails in gmail there are mainly two steps :-

1) Add an email address to which you want to forward your emails.
2) Filter the emails which you want to forward.

1)  To add an email address for forwarding your emails follow these steps :-
     i)  Login to your gmail account.
    ii) Click on the gear icon on the top right side of the page and then click on settings.

    iii) After that click on the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.

    iv) Now click on Add a forwarding address available in the Forwarding section and enter the
         email address to which you want to forward your selected emails.

    v)  A confirmation link will be sent to your email account , just click on that link to confirm your             email address. Now the first step is finished.
2)  To filter the emails that you want to forward follow these steps :-
     i)   Follow step i  to step iii  of step 1.
     ii)   Then click on create a filter link available in Forwarding section  after the text   - "Tip you
            can also forward only some of your email by creating a filter". Click on that link.

     iii)  After clicking that a new filter box will open with field such as From,To,Subject,Have the
            word , doesn't have and size . These are the filters which can be used to filter emails for
            differnet purposes like forwarding , deleting it, send it to spam folder instead of inbox and
           many more .

   iv)  Now add the email address that you want to forward in the From field or use any other filter to
         filter forwarding emails .You can use multiple filter at a time also.
   v)  After entering the filters , click on create filter button. Then a  list of checkboxes will
         appear . Check the checkbox with text Forward it to . Now click on choose an address drop
         down and choose the email address in which you want to forward your email and click on
         create filter button .



    Thats it , now all your filtered emails will be forwarded to that email address.


Note : -  A noitce in pink colour will appear on the top with text   " Your filters are forwarding some of your emails to  given email address" .  This is just a notice to remind you that some of your