Instructions for Microsoft Outlook®



 
 
 

Filtering Junk Mail:1. To filter junk mail, open your copy of Microsoft Outlook® and click the organize button to the right of the word "Find":

2. Next, click the Junk e-mail link on the left.

3. You can choose to treat junk mails in the following ways:

 

Either make the e-mails a certain color so that they stand out

-or-

Move the suspected junk e-mail to a certain folder for evaluation at a later time.







4. After choosing your options click the turn on button.

5. To change your options to something different, or to disable junk mail filtering completely, click the turn off button.
 
 

Filtering Adult Content Oriented E-Mail:

1. Click the organize button to edit your Adult Content preferences

2. Click the Junk e-mail link to the left

3. As before, you can choose to treat adult content messages several ways:
 
 

Make the e-mails a certain color so that they stand out

     -or-

Move the suspected adult oriented e-mail to a certain folder


4. After choosing your options click the turn on button

5. To change your options to something different, or to disable adult content filtering completely, click the turn off button.

Adding a Sender to the Filtering List:
If you know of a particular sender whose mail you want to filter out of your inbox, follow these steps:

1. Click the organize button to edit your Junk Mail preferences

2. Click the Junk e-mail link on the left.3. At the end of the screen, there is sentence that reads: The junk and adult content filters identify messages by looking for key words. They are not 100% accurate. There is a link to click for more options. Click the link.

4. Since there are several ways to add a sender to the list, follow the instructions on the screen to add senders to the junk mail list:

To add a senders name to a filter from the sender's e-mail itself, right-click the message and choose Junk E-Mail from the menu that appears.

To view or edit the names on the lists, go to Edit Junk Senders or Edit Adult Content Senders.

Other tips and hints are provided by Microsoft here.

Information about junk mail in general (Spam) may be found here.
 

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