Seeking help with Outlook rule

bhofmann

New Member
Outlook version
Outlook 365 64 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server
Using Outlook 365.

I'm wanting to set up a rule that triggers when I receive a message sent to an e-mail group I'm a member of, but only if that's the only reason I'm receiving the message. If the message was also sent to me directly, or to a different mail group I'm a member of in addition to the first group, I'd like the rule not to trigger. Is there a way to do this? I hope I'm being clear in what I'm trying to accomplish.

-Ben
 

Diane Poremsky

Senior Member
Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
Office 365 Exchange
So you want a 'if I'm the only recipient' but the "me" option won't work because the To address isn't your own address.

If the list of possible recipients will be limited, you could use a rule with exceptions- to the address, except if to the other address or to my address.

If that doesn't work, I have a macro that counts recipients.
 

bhofmann

New Member
Outlook version
Outlook 365 64 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server
Thanks for the reply! Based on your response I think I was able to get it at least close to what I want using exceptions. I will have a look at that macro though.

-Ben
 
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