How do I Forward Emails from my UNCW Email to an Alternative Email Address?


How do I forward emails from my UNCW email to an alternative email address?


All faculty, staff and students have the ability set up email forwarding from their UNCW email.

  1. Log into your UNCW email account via Outlook.
  2. Choose the “New Items” drop down.
  3. Click “New Contact.”
  4. Fill in the alternative email user's name for the “Full Name” and the destination email address for the “Email.”
  5. Click “Save & Close.”
  6. Next click on the "Rules" drop down.
  7. Select “Manage Rules & Alerts.”
  8. Choose “New Rule.”
  9. Under "Start from a blank rule," click "Apply rule on messages I receive" and select "Next."

    Screenshot of the "Rules Wizard" in Microsoft Outlook

  10. Under "Step 1: Select condition(s)," select “Where my name is in the To or Cc box.”
  11. Under "Step 1: Select action(s)," forward it to people or public group.

    .Screenshot of the "Rules Wizard" with the "where my name is in the to or CC box" option checked.

  12. Under "Step 2: Edit the rule description," click the underlined text for “people or public group.”

    Screenshot of the "Rules Wizard" with the "forward it to people or public group" option checked.

  13. Click the Address Book drop-down and choose “Contacts” and choose the destination contact.
  14. Under "Step 1: Select exception(s) (if necessary)," select any exceptions that you want.
  15. Under "Step 2: Edit the rule description," click each piece of underlined text, specify values, and then select "Next."
  16. Under "Step 1: Specify a name for this rule," enter a name.

    Screenshot of the "Rules Wizard" with the finishing screen displayed.

  17. Under "Step 2: Setup rule options," check the boxes for the options that you want.
  18. If you want to run this rule on messages that already are in the Inbox, check the "Run this rule now on messages already in Inbox" box.
  19. By default, the new rule is turned on. To turn off the rule, uncheck the "Turn on this rule" box.
  20. To apply this rule to all email accounts set up in Outlook, check the "Create this rule on all accounts" box.
  21. Click "Finish."

If you need further assistance, please submit a service request or CHAT with TAC.


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