Despite advancements in social networks and instant messaging services, many still rely on good ‘ole fashioned email. On the Mac, people typically use Apple’s Mail app because of its simplicity and power. Of course it may have something to do with the fact that it’s pre-installed.
Unfortunately, once you start getting emails from all your friends, your work, Facebook, that newsletter about puppies wearing top hats, and your family your in-box can get a little daunting. Fortunately, with rules you can automatically manage all your messages and delete those weird forwards from your aunt about Bill Gates giving us all money to send an email around the world.
To create a new Mail rule, open Mail and navigate to Mail > Preferences in the Menu Bar (or press Command + ,). Once there, click the Rules tab. In this section, you are able to manage your rules by adding, editing, duplicating, or removing them.
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