To add a specific sender to the Blocked Senders List
- Click a message from the sender.
- On the Home tab, in the Delete group, click Junk and then click Block Sender.
- Locate the message whose sender you want to be filtered as Junk E-mail
- Right click the message > select Junk E-mail > Add Sender to Blocked Senders List
- A confirmation dialog box appears …. Click OK
Outlook Create a rule
- Click the File tab.
- In the right pane, click Manage Rules & Alerts.
- In the Rules and Alerts box, on the E-mail Rules tab, click New Rule.
- Under Start from a blank rule, click either Apply rule on message I receive or Apply rule on message I send.
- Click Next.
- Under Step 1: Select condition(s), select the conditions that you want the messages to meet for the rule to apply.
- Under Step 2: Edit the rule description, click an underlined value for any condition that you added, and then specify the value.
- Click Next.
- Under Step 1: Select action(s), select the action that you want the rule to take when the specified conditions are met.
- Under Step 2: Edit the rule description, click an underlined value for any action that you added, and then specify the value.
- Click Next.
- Under Step 1: Select exception(s), select any exceptions to the rule, and then click Next.
- Under Step 2: Edit the rule description, click an underlined value for any exception that you added, and then specify the value.
- Click Next.
- Under Step 1: Specify a name for this rule, enter a name.
- Under Step 2: Setup rule options, select the check boxes for the options that you want.
- Click Finish.
If you want to run this rule on messages that already are in the Inbox, select the Run this rule now on messages already in “Inbox” check box.
The new rule is now automatically turned on. To turn off the rule, clear the Turn on this rule check box.
To apply this rule to all email accounts set up in Outlook, select the Create this rule on all accounts check box.
- Select a message from a sender you wish to block: Right-clickPress and hold the Ctrl key, click on the sender’s address and choose Create Filter From….
- This will open the Filter rules window with the email address already inserted into the filter.
- Click OK to save the filter.
Thunderbird Create a new filter
- Click the Application menu button New Fx Menu , then click Message Filters.
- Click New. A Filter Rules dialog box will appear.
- In the “Filter Name” field, type a name for your filter.
- Under “Apply filter when”, check one of the options or both.
- In the “Getting New Mail: ” dropdown menu, choose either Filter before Junk Classification or Filter after Junk Classification.
- Choose a property, a test and a value for each rule you want to apply:
- Choose one or more actions for messages that meet those criteria.
- Click OK.
- In the Message Filters dialog, click Run Now if you want the new filter to be applied to messages you’ve already received. The filter will automatically be applied to all new messages after it’s saved.
– A property is a message element or characteristic such as “Subject” or “From”
– A test is a check on the property, such as “contains” or “is in my address book”
– A value completes the test with a specific detail, such as an email address or keyword
Windows Live Mail
- Clicking on the “Junk” button in the Ribbon while one or more messages are selected.
- It will move them to the current email account’s “junk mail” or “spam” folder.
- Click on the dropdown arrow, and you’ll have several choices. Note that these options will be disabled (grayed out) if more than one email is selected.
Windows Live Mail create filters
- On the Windows Live Mail Ribbon, click on the FOLDERS tab, then click on the MESSAGE RULES icon.
- On the new window which appears, start at the top section where it reads “Select one or more conditions.” For our example, we’re going to put a checkmark in “Where the Subject line contains specified words.”
- Once you choose a condition (in our case, “Subject line,”) look at the bottom of the New Mail Rule window. Click on the “contains specific words” link:
- In the “Type Specific Words” window which appears, type in the words from the Subject which you want to use as the condition for the rule. In our case, we typed in [BULK]. Click the Add button.
- Click OK
- Next, go to the middle section of the New Mail Rule Window where it reads “Select one or more actions.” For our example, we’re going to choose “Move it to the specified folder.”
- Once you insert the checkmark, look at the bottom of the window and click on the “specified” folder link.
- In the “Move” window which appears, click the folder to which you want to move the email. In our case, we chose the “Junk” folder. Once your choice is highlighted, click OK.
- Your next step is to give your rule a name and then click “Save rule.”
- Finally, your “Rules” window will now appear with your new rule listed. If you’re finished creating rules, click OK.