The article provides a guide on how to enable or disable email forwarding in the new Outlook app on Windows 11. The Outlook app, supporting various accounts including Microsoft 365 work or school, Outlook.com, Hotmail, and Gmail, allows users to forward emails to another account for reasons such as consolidating multiple addresses or maintaining access during vacations. Users can manage this feature in the ‘Forwarding’ tab in the ‘Settings’ section.
This article explains how to turn email forwarding on or off in the new Outlook app in Windows 11.
Your Outlook app also includes an email forwarding that allows you to forward your email to another account.
You may want to forward your email to another account for several reasons. Perhaps you have multiple email addresses and want to consolidate them into one inbox. Or maybe you are going on vacation and want to ensure you don’t miss any important messages by forwarding them to a trusted colleague or family member.
Whatever your reason, forwarding your email is a simple process that you can do in the new Outlook app.
Forward your emails to another account in Outlook
As mentioned above, you can forward your email to another account in Outlook if you have multiple email addresses and want to consolidate them into one inbox.
Here’s how to do that in the new Outlook app.
Here’s how to do that.
First, open the new Outlook app on Windows 11.
You can do that by clicking Start -> All app -> Outlook app. Or use the Start menu search box to search for Outlook and open it.
When the app opens, click the
Settings button (gear on the top right) to proceed.
On the Settings page, click the
Forwarding on the right.
Next, select the email account you want to apply subscription settings if you have multiple accounts in Outlook.
This is an account-level setting that will apply only to the selected account. Please do this for each account you want it to apply.
Next, check the “
Enable forwarding” box to turn on email forwarding.
To disable or turn off email forwarding, uncheck the box.
When you turn on email forwarding, type in the email address to which you want to forward all new emails. The option below allows you to forward new emails while keeping a copy in your inbox.
Save your changes and exit.
That should do it!
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