Outlook: Suddenly Rules doesn’t run automatically, but runs when I click “Run rules now”, manually


If Outlook rules stopped firing automatically, then most probably the rules files has corrupted in user profile. To fix this issue, Rename (or delete) Outlook.SRS file at following location:

C:\Users\<replace username here>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook

OutlookSRS

I hope you are back in business…leave me a note if it worked. 🙂

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One thought on “Outlook: Suddenly Rules doesn’t run automatically, but runs when I click “Run rules now”, manually

  1. Hi Anand,
    I came across tghe same issue, and found your feedback initially strange, but then: very helpful; My Outlook rules are running as expected now, directly from O365 after deleting/renaming the srs file (it auto-created it after renaming …) Thx !

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