What is Automatic Email Forward In Gmail
Automatic email forward is a very useful feature Gmail .It is used to forward all of emails or specific type of emails to any other email address automatically .
This feature is available in gmail but it is needed to be enable it . Using this automatic email forwarding feature ,user can send specific type of emails or all of his emails to any other email address or multiple email addresses
Setup Automatic Email Forwarding
- Open the Gmail account that you want to forward from.
- At the top right, click the gear .
Go To Settings
- Select Settings.
- Select the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab..
- Click Add a forwarding address in the “Forwarding” section.
- Enter the email address you want to forward to.
- For your security, we’ll send a verification email to that address. Open your other email account and find the confirmation message from the Gmail team. If you’re having trouble finding it, check your Spam folder.
- Click the verification link in that email.
- Back in your Gmail account, reload the page in your web browser – look for the reload icon .
- On the same Forwarding and POP/IMAP page in Settings, check that Forward a copy of incoming mail is selected and your email address is in the drop-down menu.
- In the second drop-down menu, choose what you want Gmail to do with your messages after they’re forwarded, such as keep Gmail’s copy in the Inbox (recommended) or archive Gmail’s copy.
- Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.
User can User filter to forward only specific type of emails . To create a filter click on “creating a filter” link .
Add Filter Conditions
In the filter form user can add conditions such as in this example “Has the words” text box i write “free coupon” and click on search icon . All of emails included text “free coupon” selected and forwarded to other email address which is selected .
As same user can add different type of filters such as
- Filter and forward specific sender emails .
- Filter and forward Specific subject emails .
- Filter and forward all emails with attachments etc .