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How do I set up a second inbox (personal folder) in Outlook for a second email address?

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In Outlook, how would I set up a second set of personal folders so I can have a second separate inbox for a second POP3 email account?  This would be for Outlook 2003 and/or Outlook 2007.

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Greetings gholsborg !

You can create a new folder and name it Account2Inbox.  Then set a rule to move emails sent to account2 to the new folder.

Hope this helps, war1
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Thanks war1,
Would you be able to give any instructions on how to set a rule that you described in your response?
Thanks.
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  1.  Choose Tools | Rules Wizard.
   2. Click New to create a new rule.
   3. Select Start from a blank rule, then click Next to continue.
   4. Select the condition through the specified account, then click the underlined word specified to select the account that you want this rule to apply to. Click Next to continue.
   5. Select the action move it to the specified folder.
   6. Click the underlined word specified to choose the folder. (You also can click New to create a new folder.) Click OK.
   7. Select the action stop processing more rules from near the bottom of the list. Click Next twice to continue.
   8. If you want to run this rule against messages already in your Inbox, on the last screen of the wizard, check the box for Run this rule now on messages already in 'Inbox.' Then click Finish.

When new messages come in from that account, Outlook should automatically put them into the correct folder.

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gholsburg, any update?
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War1,
I am so sorry, I forgot to respond back and tell you that your solution worked great...I do apologize.
Thanks for all of your help.
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gholsburg, glad the problem is fixed.
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