How to Automatically Print an Email When It Is Received

by Faizah Imani

Checking your email can be time-consuming, depending upon the amount of email you receive on a daily basis. If your assignment entails printing a lot of those email messages, you can now kill two birds with one stone. There is a feature within the Outlook Express email program that will automatically send your downloaded emails to the printer, based on your personal preferences.


Open your Outlook Express email program. Click the "Tools" option on the Outlook Express menu bar. Select "Rules & Alerts." Select "New Rules."


Left-click on the option to "Check Messages When They Arrive." The option will become highlighted. Click "Next."


Select the "Conditions" for your mail to be printed. For example, you can print all email messages, email from a certain sender or email containing a certain subject line. Click "Next."


Select the "Actions" for your email rule. In this case, you will select "Print It." Click "Next."


Give your rule a name to help you identify it from the other rules you may create for your email. Be sure the box is selected to "Turn On This Rule."


Click "Finish" to apply your new rule settings.

About the Author

Faizah Imani, an educator, minister and published author, has worked with clients such as Harrison House Author, Thomas Weeks III, Candle Of Prayer Company and "Truth & Church Magazine." Her dossier includes JaZaMM WebDesigns, assistant high-school band director, district manager for the Clarion Ledger and event coordinator for the Vicksburg Convention Center.

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