University of Southern Indiana

Block Spam

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Create Rule to move messages to folder based upon sender address or specific words in the subject. Two Step Process

First: Turn on the Junk Filter

  1. Click the Cog in the Top Right CornerCog2
  2. Click Options, Block or Allow
  3. Set your email to Automatically Filter Junk Email
  4. Set your email to Trust Emails from your Contacts
  5. Click Save at the Bottom

Second: Create Rules to Block Messages By keyword or sender address

  1. Click the Cog like in the first step
  2. Click Options, Organize Mail
  3. Click Inbox Rules
  4. Click the "+" and select from the various options

Create a Rule if you are repeatedly getting the same kind of email

Example: "Click here to apply for a $500/ a week job" filter by "specific words in subject" option

If a specific email keeps sending various messages filter by "move messages from someone" option

Name the Rules and be sure to Click Save at the Bottom.

Outlook Client

Create Rules to move messages to a specific folder based upon sender address or specific words in the subject.

Follow this link to learn about Outlook rules

Create a Rule if you are repeatedly getting the same kind of email.

Rules can filter by words in sender address, subject line, words in message headers, plus more.

If a specific email keeps sending various messages filter by "move messages from someone" option

Blocking Emails related to Spam

     1. Right click a message you recognize as spam or has malicious intent.
     2. Navigate to the Junk tab.
     3. Click "Block Sender".

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