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How to set up email forwarding?

In this tutorial, we’re going to show you how to enable email forwarding (filtering) on your AwardSpace e-mail account.


What is Email Message Filtering?

E-mail message filtering is the automatic processing and organizing of e-mail messages when a given scenario occurs. For example, you can enable automatic forwarding, replying, rejection or deletion when someone sends you an e-mail message. The best thing about e-mail filtering is that you can enable more than one filter per e-mail account, which can end up in very satisfactory and interesting results.


How Can I Enable Email Forwarding on my Email Account?

In order to configure an email forwarder, please follow the below-mentioned process:

  1. Log into the Hosting Control Panel of your AwardSpace website hosting account.
  2. Go to the Email Accounts section.
  3. Select the E-mail Accounts tab.
  4. Click on the email account you wish to add an email forwarder for. (Do not have an e-mail account yet? You can easily set up one by following the steps in our Creating an Email Account tutorial.)
  5. Click on the Filters menu.

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A new window will appear where you need to enter the following information:

  • Name – Give your email filter a name (for example, email forwarder).
  • Priority – Give your email filter highest priority.
  • Criteria – Set the first drop-down option to Size (bytes), the second drop-down to is larger than and enter 1 in the text field.
  • Action – Set the filter action to “Forward message to” and then specify your external email address.
  • Continue after this filter? – If you would like your forwarded messages to be stored in your Inbox, select Yes, otherwise select No.

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To finish the setup, click Add Filter.


Congratulations! Your automatic email filter has been created successfully and is ready to use.

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