Is it possible to apply filters for incoming emails?

Let's say, if an email is coming from sender1@site.com with infos in subject I want it to go to the infos1 label.

I don't want the filter to be based only on the sender, but on the subject too.

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  • Yes...Just setup a filter. I for the longest time sent email I recieve addressed to a particular email address I was forwarding to the account into a special folder. – Ramhound Jun 26 '12 at 13:58
  • Thanks! This is an answer not a comment :) – skafandri Jun 26 '12 at 14:03
  • See also: support.google.com/mail/bin/… – ale Jun 26 '12 at 16:25

Yes. Gmail filters can include multiple components and only flag/forward/tag emails that match the multiple requirements.

Some examples from my own filters:

from:(removed@gmail.com or removed@removed.com) subject:("Delivery Status Notification")

to:(+special)

The to:(+special) thing is an interesting filter. Say your user is sender1@gmail.com. You can give the email address sender1+special@gmail.com as your email address to someone, and all of your emails from that person (as long as they use the +special in the email address) will be filtered on that.

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