How to mark an email 'urgent' automatically in outlook using rules.

Posted on 2009-07-10
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
Hello Guys

I have to setup a rule in my outlook email , that if an email from a specific sender comes, it should be marked as urgent and be forwarded to another email account. I can setup the rule with 'recipient' and 'forward'. But can't seem to figure out if there is anything I can do about marking as urgent. Is it doable.
Question by:ashjuv
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flyingsky earned 500 total points
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"mark it as importance"


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ID: 24827023
thanks so much, but it says that 'it is a client rule and will only work when outlook is running' Does that mean the rule won't work if I am not logged on to outlook when the message arrives.??
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Yes it is a client rule. The thing is, you can only see the exclamation mark in outlook, so when you open your outlook, it will apply
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Author Comment

ID: 24827334
can I do anything to make this server side rule. Like change setting on exchange server etc. this is going to be a problem for me :(
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Expert Comment

ID: 24827371
unfourtunately, you cannot.
what is the problem?

Author Comment

ID: 24858850
thats ok, you are right, it's a client based rule and there is nothing I can do about it.
thanks for your help

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