Outlook 2016 Desktop - Automatic Rule Processing

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Mize

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Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
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Exchange Server
I'm running Outlook 2016 desktop with Windows 10. I noticed my rule isn't automatically processing incoming mail. I've read "old" posts that talk about corrupted rules and/or mailboxes, but nothing referencing Outlook 2016. I doubt that I have a corruption issue since my install is less than 60 days old. The rule has 10 variables and acts on the "junk" folder. I can use the "Run Rules Now" option and it works fine. It's a simple rule to conditionally permanently delete mail from the junk folder. I also have the "stop processing" flag checked; however, this is the only rule I have active. I really don't want to start "hacking" around in the srs or other potential files. Looking for any insight to resolve.

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Marilyn Micki Hunt

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Outlook version
Outlook 2016 32 bit
Email Account
IMAP
I am trying to setup a new rule to notify me a message I sent is read.
Office 365 Outlook 2016 - Window 10.
Rule.png
I have a screenshot from Diane but I don't get the 'notify' option to apply to my new rule.
Am I blind or daft?
 

Mize

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Outlook version
Outlook 2016 64 bit
Email Account
Exchange Server
I am trying to setup a new rule to notify me a message I sent is read.
Office 365 Outlook 2016 - Window 10.
View attachment 1535
I have a screenshot from Diane but I don't get the 'notify' option to apply to my new rule.
Am I blind or daft?
Marilyn....believe you'll find what you're looking for here:
In Outlook 2016, Click File, Then "Rules and Alerts", Then "New Rule." Scroll down to "Start From A Blank Rule." Click "Apply Rule On Messages I Send", Then Click "Next", Then Select "sent to people or public group." Look toward the bottom at "Step 2" Click the highlighted link "people or public group." On the next screen select the email addresses that you wish Outlook to notify you when the message is read by those people or that person. When complete, click "Next." Look for the the "Notify me when it is read" and check the box, then click "Next." If you have any "exceptions" you can mark those in this screen, otherwise click "Next." Give the rule a name or use the default name provided. Make sure the "Turn On This Rule" box is checked, then Click "Finish." Your rule to notify you when an email is read by a person or people you entered is now ready. Hope this helps.
 
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