Moving/Copying rules from one profile to another


  1. Open Outlook and choose the Profile from which you want to copy the rules. 
    If Outlook doesn't give you a choice at startup, go to Start > Control Panel > Mail > Show Profile  and choose Prompt for a profile to be used.  Now re-open Outlook  and you will be given the choice of which Profile you want to copy the rules from.
  2. In the File tab, under Info, choose Manage Rules & Alerts.
  3. Choose Options.


  4. Choose Export Rules.


  5. Choose a location to save the file and give it a name. Click Save, then OK, then OK again.


  6. Now close and re-open Outlook and choose the Profile to which you want to copy the rules.  
  7. In the File tab, under Info, choose Manage Rules & Alerts.
  8. Choose Options.
  9. Choose Import Rules.
  10. Choose the file you exported earlier. Click Open and then OK.

Now you should see the list of rules that were imported.

Last update:
2016-06-20 16:16
Author:
Amanda Wagner
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