How can I set rules to move messages in Gmail?
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How can I make a rule to apply a “move to” action in Gmail?

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    Gmail’s filters allow you to manage the flow of incoming messages. Using filters, you can automatically label, archive, delete, star, or forward your mail, even keep it out of Spam.
    To create a filter

        Click the down arrow in your search box. A window that allows you to specify your search criteria will appear.
        Enter your search criteria. If you want to check that your search worked correctly, click the search button.
        Click Create filter with this search at the bottom of the search window. If you need to verify the search results, you can click the x to collapse the filter options. Clicking the down arrow again will bring the window back with the same search criteria you entered.
        Choose the action(s) you want the filter to take.
        To keep organized, many people like to have incoming messages automatically labeled and removed from their inbox until they can look at them later at a more convenient time. If you want to do this, make sure to select Skip the Inbox (Archive it) and Apply the label: when you create your filter.
        Click the Create filter button.

    Please note: When you create a filter to forward messages, only new messages will be affected. Any existing messages that the filter applies to will not be forwarded.

  • Koorellakrishna

    thats great….thanku a lot…

  • Daz

    nice work jack!!

  • Oron Joffe

    nancy_messieh is right. Gmail’s filters don’t have a MOVE option, so label & archive is the closest you can get.

  • Jack Cola

    To create a filter in gmail, go to settings, the click on filter, the create new filter, and follow the prompts of what you want to do with your email

  • nm

    The only way that I’ve been able to do this is to create a filter that simultaneously adds a label and archives the message

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