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How to forward emails from bMail account.


You can have your emails automatically forwarded to another email address as allowed by Berkeley Employee Use of Email policy. You can forward all of your new messages, or just specific kinds of messages. Note that spam messages aren't included when you choose to forward all new mail.

Note:  Forwarding is not recommended from another email provider to your UC Berkeley bMail. If you still wish to proceed with forwarding from an outside account to your Berkeley account, you’ll have to change your settings in the other account, not in bMail. 

Forward all new emails

      1.Open the bMail account that you want to forward from.

      2. Click the gear in the top right. 



      3. Select See all Settings.



      4.  Select the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.         


      5.  In the Forwarding section: Click Add a forwarding address.


      6.  Enter the email address you want to forward to.


      7.  Once you enter the UC Berkeley or approved domain email address, a box will pop up to confirm the forwarding address.


      8. Click Proceed.

      9.  Once you select proceed, a box will pop up and will confirm that you have added the forwarding address.  Select OK.


       10.  On the same Forwarding and POP/IMAP page in Settings, check that Forward a copy of incoming mail is selected and your

              email address is in the drop-down menu.


       11.  In the second drop-down menu, choose what you want bMail to do with your messages after they’re forwarded, such as keep

              bMail’s copy in the Inbox (recommended) or archive bMail’s copy.


       12.  Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

Forward only some emails

If you only want to forward certain kinds of messages to another account, use filters to forward messages that meet specific criteria. Learn more about filters.

Forward to multiple accounts

bMail can only auto-forward all of your mail to one email address at a time. You can see what address bMail is currently forwarding to in the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab of Settings.

To forward emails to multiple accounts, you can use filters to forward specific types of messages to each account. You can create up to 20 filters that forward to other addresses.  Learn more about filtering for multiple accounts: Advanced Gmail filters for work and School

How to turn off Automatic Forwarding in bMail

To end automatic forwarding of your email, please follow these instructions:

          1. Open the Gmail account that you forward from.

          2. Click the gear in the top right. 



          3. Select See all Settings.



          4.  Select the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.         



         5.  Select Disable Forwarding in the "Forwarding" section.



         6.  Click the first drop-down menu after "Forward a copy of incoming mail to" and check for (in use by a filter)." This is to let you

              know that the filter you are deleting is being used by one of your filters.  Make sure to check the filter so you know what will not be 

              forwarded once this is disabled.  To disable the forwarding filter, choose Remove option.



          7.  Once you click Remove, there will be a box that says, "Confirm forward address filter removal,". 


        8.  Click OK.

For more information on policies pertaining to Berkeley Employee Use of Email