How to Forward E-Mails to Another Email Address in Microsoft Outlook

By Collier Jackson

Forwarding email from your Microsoft Outlook email address to another email address is as simple as creating a rule. This can be useful while working on a project, keeping a personal copy of emails or making your Outlook mail available to a webmail account. Manage rules in Outlook by using Outlook's built-in rule feature. Creating a rule takes only a few steps and should take less than 5 minutes.

Step 1

Click on "File."

Step 2

Click on "Manage Rules & Alerts."

Step 3

Click "New Rule" on the "Email Rules" tab.

Step 4

Select "Apply rule on messages I receive" under the "Start from a a blank rule" header and click "Next" to continue.

Step 5

Choose which conditions you want to to apply this rule to. For example, you may want to forward emails that come from a specific person or contain a specific subject. You can skip this if you want to forward all emails.

Step 6

Click "Next" to continue.

Step 7

Check the "Forward to people or public group" box.

Step 8

Click on the blue "People or public group" text under Step 2.

Step 9

Enter the email address you want to forward emails to in the "To" field and click "OK."

Step 10

Click "Finish."

Step 11

Click "OK" to apply the rule.