Outlook email filter, how to make "OR" criteria, not "AND"?

hgelh-3450 26 Reputation points

I am using outlook 2016, trying to add conditional formatting to my inbox email list. I want to highlight the emails to/from the same domain.

In "Advanced View Settings ==> Conditional Formatting ==> "Add" ==> "Advanced", I can add multiple criteria into a filter rule,
"From" field contains "abc.com"
"To" field contains "abc.com"

But I found that the criteria are "AND". That means the filter applies to email only when all criteria are met.
I cannot find how to make the criteria become "OR". That means only 1 criteria need to be met.

Any advice?


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  1. Jade Liang-MSFT 9,976 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Hi @hgelh-3450 ,

    Agree with you, the criterias in Advanced filter are "And" and we couldn't change it to "Or".

    In this case, I think the easiest way is to add 2 view for "from abc" and "to abc" in conditional formatting like below:

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