How get run script option in Outlook 365 mail rules

Venkata Harshavardhan Karri 0 Reputation points
2023-07-18T05:20:14.45+00:00

Hi Everyone!

Earlier Outlook version use to have run script option in rule creation to execute scripts upon receipt of email. in Outlook 365 this option is not visible

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  1. Vasil Michev 91,276 Reputation points MVP
    2023-07-18T16:25:25.3+00:00

    This feature was disabled by a security update a while back. Some possible workarounds are listed here: https://www.slipstick.com/outlook/rules/outlook-run-a-script-rules/

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  2. ChristyZhang-MSFT 19,226 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-07-19T01:25:40.2833333+00:00

    Hi @Venkata Harshavardhan Karri ,

    Welcome to our forum!

    Please refer to the following steps and try to change the registry:

    1.Select Start, select Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then select OK.

    2.Locate and then select the registry subkey:

    Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Outlook\Security

    3.Right click>New, create the below registry:

    Value Name: EnableUnsafeClientMailRules

    Value Type: REG_DWORD

    Value: 1

    4.Restart Outlook.

    (Note: Serious problems can occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before making changes, back up the registry to restore it in case something goes wrong.)

    Then “Run a script" will be displayed under the Select actions when you create rules.

    Hope the above help!


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