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Office 365 (Outlook for the Web) - Forwarding your myNMSU Email to alternative Email accounts

Instructions on how to forward your myNMSU E-mail to another e-mail account; how to remove forwarding accounts


Outlook 365 has two forwarding options: 


Forwarding to multiple email accounts

Please follow the links to select which options best suits your needs. 


Follow these instructions to forward your NMSU Outlook 365 email to one external account. 

  1. Log into your myNMSU account and select the Office 365 (Email) link from the Launchpad menu. 

    log in

  2. The Mail link will redirect you to your Outlook mailbox. Here, select the Settings gear at the top of the page, revealing the Settings menu. At the bottom of this menu, under the subheading Your app settings, select the link entitled Mail

    settings

  3. This Mail link will redirect you to the Options page, displaying multiple mail menus. Make sure the Accounts menu is expanded; if not click on the gray arrow to the left of the menu name. Within the Accounts menu, select Forwarding. 

    forwarding

  4. The Forwarding window will open displaying your forwarding options. To start forwarding, select the Start forwarding option. Then enter the email address of the email account where you would like to receive your NMSU emails. If you would like to retain a copy of your forwarded emails in your Office 365 account, make sure to check the box next to Keep a copy of forwarded messages

    Note: If you choose to retain a copy of your forwarded emails in your Outlook 365 account, make sure that you periodically delete these emails.

    forwarding

  5. Once your information is entered, select the save button at the top of the window. Your NMSU Outlook 365 email will now be forwarded to the account entered in step 5.  If you would like to stop forwarding, complete steps 1-4, selecting Stop forwarding during step 5 before selecting the save button again.  

If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or e-mail us at help@nmsu.edu. To the top

Forwarding to multiple email accounts  

Follow these instructions to forward your NMSU Outlook 365 email to multiple external accounts. 

  1. Log into your myNMSU account and select the Office 365 (Email) link from the Launchpad menu. 

    email link

  2. The Mail link will redirect you to your Outlook mailbox. Here, select the Settings gear at the top of the page, revealing the Settings menu. At the bottom of this menu, under the subheading Your app settings, select the link entitled Mail

    settings gear

    app settings

  3. This Mail link will redirect you to the Options page, displaying multiple mail menus. Make sure the Automatic processing menu is expanded; if not click on the gray arrow to the left of the menu name. Within the Automatic processing menu, select Inbox and sweep rules. 

    automatic processing

  4. The Inbox rules and Sweep rules window will appear showing your Inbox rules at the top of the page. To forward your NMSU Outlook emails to multiple accounts, select the plus sign listed beneath the Inbox rules heading. 

    new inbox rule

  5. A new window, New inbox rule, will appear prompting you with a few options. First, you may name this new inbox rule. Next, for the When the message arrives, and it matches all of these conditions prompt, select [Apply to all messages] from the drop down menu. For Do all of the following, select Forward, redirect, or sent > Forward message to...

    new inbox rule 2

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  6. This option will open another window containing your contacts. If the email addresses you would like your NMSU emails forwarded to is saved to your contacts, select the plus sign next to the contact. If the email addresses are not saved to your contacts, type the email addresses next to the Forward the message to... prompt. Separate addresses with a semicolon (;) and click save. 

    email

  7. This will return you to the New inbox rule page. Review your settings and click OK at the top of the window. 

    new inbox rule

  8. You will be returned to the Inbox rules page. Here, you will see your new inbox rule displayed meaning your new Inbox rule is now in effect.  To edit your inbox rule, make sure the rule you would like to edit is highlighted and select the pencil symbol that appears next to the plus sign. 

    inbox rule list 

To Remove email auto-forward

Repeat steps 1-5. Once on the Inbox rules page, select the forwarding account you would like to remove and click the trash can at the top of the list. 


If you have any questions, come by the Help Desk at Hardman & Jacobs Undergraduate Learning Center Room 105, call 646-1840, or e-mail us at help@nmsu.edu. To the top



Keywords:forward e-mail, mynmsu, forwarding, single email, multiple email, remove auto-forward, start stop forwarding, remove forwarding account   Doc ID:69885
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2017-01-10 17:31 MDTUpdated:2019-02-08 14:28 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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