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How can I create these two filters in Gmail?

Filter 1: I am on the To: list -> apply label 1

Filter 2: I am on the cc: list -> skip inbox, apply label 2

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Filter 1

In the "To" field type your email address.

Filter 2

In the "Has the Words" field use:

cc:[email protected]

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  • This configuration also Applies label 1 to my emails where I'm in "cc" but not in "to". Why? filter-> to:([email protected])
    – jorgetutor
    Sep 14, 2016 at 9:30
  • It appears that "to" means "to or cc or bcc", I haven't found that documented anywhere but that certainly appears to be the behavior
    – Johnny
    Oct 4, 2017 at 15:28
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To get around the fact that "to" usually means "to or cc or bcc" try using the minus operator. Adjust for BCC as needed. With these rules I believe BCC will still land in your inbox but I did not test that condition.

Filter 1

Matches: to:([email protected]) -cc:[email protected] -bcc:[email protected]
Do this: Skip Inbox, Apply label "your_label_name"

Filter 2

Matches: cc:[email protected]
Do this: Skip Inbox, Mark as read, Apply label "your_second_label_name"

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