Mail Filters

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What are Filters?

Filters are rules you can set up either in the mail client or on the mail server to filter out emails based on the criteria you’ve set up. They’re an excellent way to organize your mailbox.

In Vivaldi Mail, you can access your filtered messages from the Filters folder on the Mail Panel.

Create a new Filter

To create a new filter in Vivaldi Mail:

  1. Go to Settings > Mail > Mail Filters.
  2. Click on  Add Mail Filter.
  3. Give the filter a name
  4. Define the criteria for filtering.
    You can create a filter for emails that match certain keywords and/or use the subject, sender, recipient and CC’d email addresses for filtering.
  5. Click Add to Search.
  6. Click Add Action and decide what should happen to the messages that match the filter criteria.
    You can add/remove labels, mark messages as read or spam and archive messages.
  7. Click Add Mail Filter.

Save a search as a filter

To save a search in Vivaldi Mail as a filter:

  1. Do a search in the Search field above the message list;
  2. Click Save on the right side of the message list search details, below the Search field.

Create a new filter on the mail server

With most email service providers you can also create filters on the server. To learn about creating filters in Webmail, have a look at the Help Page here. To create filters on the servers of other email service providers, please refer to their help documentation.

Edit a Filter

To edit a filter:

  1. Go to Settings > Mail > Mail Filters;
  2. Select a filter you want to update;
  3. Make the changes;
  4. Click Save.

To only rename a filter:

  1. Do a slow double-click on the filter in the Mail Panel;
  2. Change the name;
  3. Press Enter or focus on something else in the browser.

Delete a Filter

There are few options for deleting a filter.

Option 1:

  1. Open the filter folder from the Mail Panel;
  2. Click Delete on the right side of search details above the message list.

Option 2:

  1. Right-click on a Filter name in the Mail Panel;
  2. Select Delete Filter.

Option 3:

  1. Go to Settings > Mail > Mail Filters;
  2. Select a filter you want to delete;
  3. Click on delete button Delete Mail Filter below the list of filters.