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I am using an IMAP email account. I created a filter in Evolution to move email from a specific high-volume source into a particular folder, to keep the Inbox uncluttered. I noticed that incoming emails are coming straight into the Inbox. If I select Messages->Apply Filters, then they are moved into the folder. Is there an option to make this filtering apply automatically to all new emails?

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There is a setting in the account configuration somewhere where you can switch filtering on/off for that account. Maybe check if it's on?

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That's it. Full instructions : Edit -> Preferences -> Mail Accounts -> (select account) -> Edit -> Receiving Options -> Apply filters to new messages in INBOX on this server. – postfuturist Sep 2 '10 at 23:11

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