Bulk export and import of Outlook 201x rules

Dear All,

I would like to know if there is a way to export and import Outlook rules in one way, easy and fast.


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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
Do the following...

- Open Outlook
- CLick File Tab
- Click Manage Rules and Alerts
- Click Options buttion (top right)
- Click Export

Repeat the steps but click Import to import the Rules in to Outlook again.

ALso see,...


You can also use Powershell as well but there is a little more work involved.


Hope this helps

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Outlook rules could be exported and imported from file. E.g., you can export rules to a file, send this file as an e-mail attachment or place it on a network share (or a local share) for backup purposes

1) Goto Manage Rules -> In the Rules And Alerts dialog box, click the Options button
2)  In the Options dialog box, click Export Rules..., and then select a path for the file in the resulting Save Exported Rules As dialog box (a standard file/save dialog box).
3) Click save as and save the file

To Import:
Follow these steps to import message rules from a file:
    1.    Open Rules And Alerts... dialog box.
    2.    In the Rules And Alerts dialog box, click the Options button.
    3.    Click Import Rules..., and then select a path for the file in the resulting Open  
           Imported Rules As dialog box (a standard file/save dialog box).
    4.    Click Open.

or click here.

hope the above process resolves your issue.
insi01Author Commented:
You were the first one, thanks!
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