How to automatically color-code emails in the Mail app on Mac

Apple Mail app icon on a colorful background

By setting up rules in the Mail app on Mac, you can organize your inbox quite easily. You can automatically move emails to certain folders, delete unwanted messages, and play a sound for specific contacts. If you like to use color for organizing your emails, then you can set up a rule in Mac Mail for that as well.

Here’s how to automatically color-code emails in Mail on Mac to see what you need to see at a glance.

How to set up Mail rules for emails

iCloud Mail rules

Just like you can set up rules on your Mac for the Mail app, you can do the same for Mail. You can move messages, mark them a certain way, or forward them automatically without even touching them. This is a terrific way to keep your inbox organized and find the emails you need much faster.

The rules for emails on may not be as flexible as those in Mac Mail, but they can still be quite helpful. Here’s how to set up Mail rules for emails.

How to set up email rules in the Mail app on Mac

Mail Rules on Mac

Managing your inbox can be a daunting task these days. From those important emails, you must see to those that just get in the way, it can be tedious to organize it all to see what you want to see.

If you use the Mail app on your Mac, you can set up email rules that help you manage it all. Direct emails as they arrive, mark them, so they’re easier to spot, and clean up your inbox easily; here’s how.

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