Set Up an Incoming Mail Filter in Windows Live Hotmail

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Select "Options | More Options..." from the toolbar

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Select "Options | More Options..." from the Windows Live Hotmail toolbar.

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  • Select Options | More options... (or just Options in Windows Live Hotmail classic) from the toolbar.
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Follow the "Automatically sort e-mail into folders" link

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Follow the "Automatically sort e-mail into folders" link.

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  • Follow the Automatically sort e-mail into folders link under Customize your mail.
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Click "New filter"

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Click "New filter".

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  • Click New filter.
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Select the desired filtering criterion

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Click "Save".

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  • Select the desired filtering criterion under Which messages are you looking for?.
  • Choose the folder to receive all mail matching your criterion under Where do you want to put these messages?.
  • Click Save.