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2.0 - Updated on 2021-02-18 by Carlos Salazar

1.0 - Authored on 2020-02-10 by Marcia Teckenbrock

How to write an Outlook filter to forward monitoring system alerts to cell phone

 

Intended for:

This article is intended for FermiMail users who need to write an Outlook filter to forward any emails with a particular sender/subject such as email alerts from monitoring systems.

 


Scenario/Use case:

How to write an Outlook filter to forward any emails with a particular sender/subject to your cell phone as a text message via email-to-text.

 


Instructions:

  1. Determine your phone's email address (Below is a list of some carrier SMS gateways):

      1. AT&T: [your number]@txt.att.net
      2. MetroPCS: [your number]@mymetropcs.com
      3. Nextel: [your number]@messaging.nextel.com
      4. Sprint: [your number]@messaging.sprintpcs.com OR [your number]@pm.sprint.com
      5. T-Mobile: [your number]@tmomail.net
      6. Verizon: [your number]@vtext.com
      7. Virgin Mobile: [your number]@vmobl.com
      8. U.S. Cellular: [your number]@email.uscc.net
        i. Google Fi: [your number]@msg.fi.google.com

  2. In Outlook, select Rules > Create Rule...




  3. Select Advanced Options.



  4. Select the condition this rule will apply to.

  5. Click Next.

  6. In the Step 1 box, select "forward it to people or public group".




  7. In the Step 2 box, click people or public group.




  8. Enter the text message address of your phone in the "To" box.



  9. Click OK.

  10. Click Next.

  11. Click Next.

  12. Name your rule, and make sure the "Turn on this Rule" box is checked.




13. Click Finish.