Applying the same filter to many senders

You can use one filter to manage messages from a number of different email addresses. Here's how:

  1. Sign in to Gmail.
  2. Click Create a filter at the top of any Gmail page.
  3. Enter each email address in the From: field, separated by OR. Make sure to add parentheses around everything listed in the From: field.

  4. Enter all other message criteria in the appropriate fields, and click Next Step.
  5. Check the box next to the action you'd like the messages to take.
  6. Click Create Filter.

You can create an unlimited number of filters, but only 20 filters can forward to other addresses. Combining filters like this is a great way to maximize your filtered forwarding.

Learn the basics of using filters to better organize your mail. View a brief demo (requires Macromedia Flash).

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