How to Forward Zoho Mail to Another Address

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Zoho Mail makes it easy to consolidate. You can forward all mail received at one Zoho Mail account to another, to a notification app for your phone, and to any old email address, of course.

What Forwarding Zoho Mail Email Means

Forwarding a Zoho Mail account means all the mail you receive at that account's address is automatically sent on to the email address you select to receive forwarded mail. You can have Zoho Mail retain copies of messages that are forwarded (say, as a backup) or elect to delete them.

How to Forward Zoho Mail to Another Address

In the account that receives the forwarded messages, treat those messages like other mail.

  1. Select the Settings icon in Zoho Mail.

    Screenshot of Settings in Zoho Mail
  2. Select the Mail tab.

    Screenshot of Mail tab in Zoho Mail settings
  3. Find the Mail Accounts category and select Email Forwarding.

    Screenshot of Email Forwarding in Mail Accounts
  4. Type the email address of the account you want your Zoho Mail messages forwarded to in the dialog box that opens and press Enter.

    Screenshot of forwarding email line
  5. An Email Forwarding Verification dialog box opens.

    Screenshot of Email Forwarding Verification
  6. Check the email address to which you are forwarding for a confirmation message from Zoho Mail. Copy the confirmation code that's included in the message and then go back to the Email Forwarding Verification dialog box.

  7. Paste the confirmation code in the text box provided and select Verify.

    Screenshot of confirmation code in Email Forwarding Verification box
  8. You're returned to the Forwarding dialog box. If you'd like to delete the message from the Zoho Mail account once it's forwarded, be sure to select the Delete Original Email Copy... option before you close your settings tab.

That's all there is to it. From this point, all messages received at this account will be forwarded to the email address you specified during the process.

Forward Select Mail Using a Filter

You can set up a filter perhaps that labels mail forwarded from the Zoho Mail address (with that address in the To: or Cc; field) so you can spot it immediately, or have it moved to a special folder. Depending on the type of account you're using to receive the forwarded messages, there may be many other options for how you deal with them.

  1. Follow the Settings link in Zoho Mail.

    Screenshot of Zoho Mail Settings
  2. Select Mail to open your Mail settings.

    Screenshot of Mail tab in Zoho Mail
  3. Find the Filters category and select New Filter.

    Screenshot of Filters tab
  4. Enter Filter name for the new filter.

    Screenshot of Filter Name
  5. Select a Condition Type. (In this example, we chose Any of these conditions (OR).)

    Screenshot of Condition Type
  6. Under the Conditions section of the filter, choose To in the first drop-down menu. Select Contains in the second drop-down menu.

    Screenshot of Conditions drop-down list
  7. Type the email address for the account you are forwarding.

    Screenshot of email address in Conditions
  8. Under the Actions section, select Forward email to in the first drop-down menu.

    Screenshot of Forward email to in Actions list
  9. Type the email address you want messages forward to into the text box provided.

    Screenshot of email address in Actions section
  10. Decide if you want other filters to process on the messages once this filter is run (in this case, we left Do not process other filters checked).

    Screenshot of Do not process other filters checkbox
  11. Choose Save. You'll be returned to your filter list, and the new filter you just created will be at the top of the list.

Once you've completed these steps, any mail that is sent to the email address you want to have forwarded will automatically be pushed forward to the email address where you want to receive it. And that forwarding will continue until you remove that filter.