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On my Gmail account I have create a new label named: Work, now I want that when I receive a new email from some specific address (for example: myboss@example.com) these messages are automatically inserted into the Work label.

Can I do this operation? What have I to do?

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You can do this via email filters.

  1. Do a search query from(myboss@mycompany.com)
  2. At the top, click More
  3. From the drop-down, click Create Filter
  4. You can fill other details from the menu drop-down. Once you're satisfied, click Create filter with this search
  5. Choose your Work label on the Apply label, and make sure you tick the box.
  6. Click Create Filter once you're finished
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Three important options before clicking the create filter: You can apply the filter to existing conversations; you can auto archive the incoming conversation to remove the inbox label; you can now assign it to one of the new categories (Personal, social...) –  mhoran_psprep Jul 24 '13 at 11:46

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