When you want to set filters in your AIM or AOL mail, follow the given steps.
- Click Settings near your AIM Mail or AOL Mail home screen.
- Go to the Filters category.
- Click New Filter.
- Type the desired filter name: for example.”From John Smith Email to Archive,” Define the rule criteria:
From: mail from a certain sender
To: mail sent to a certain address (a mailing list, for example)
Subject: mail with a certain word or phrase in the subject line. If you specify more than one word, the words need to appear as a phrase for the filter to trigger.
Cc: mail that has a certain Cc: recipient (say, you)
Bcc: mail where you’re not one of the direct To: or Cc: recipients
Message Body Contains: mail containing a certain word or phrase (again, words must appear together as a phrase to trigger)
- Choose the desired target folder from the Move to folder… button under Then move to selected folder
- Click Save.