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Change the protection level in the junk e-mail filter

Junk email messages, also known as spam, can be a nuisance in your business Be inbox. The junk e-mail filter in Outlook identifies messages that are likely Are junk email, and moves it to the Junk E-mail folder. You can easily change the level of junk email protection or delete junk email automatically.

Change the protection level in the junk e-mail filter

By default, the Junk E-Mail Filter protection level is set to No automatic filtering set. You can make the filter more aggressive so that it catches more junk messages. The higher you set the protection level, the greater the risk that some legitimate messages will be identified as junk e-mail and included in the Junk E-mail folder moved become.

  1. click You on start > group > Junk> Email Options Clear.

  2. Select the level of protection you would like to have.

    • No automatic filtering Although this setting turns off the automatic junk e-mail filter, messages are still evaluated using the domain names and e-mail addresses in your blocked senders list.

      Note: If you want to completely disable the junk e-mail filter, you must also remove names from the junk e-mail filter lists.

    • Low Select this option if you don't get a lot of junk email or just want to filter out the most obvious junk email.

    • High Select this option if you receive a large amount of junk e-mail, but you don't want to limit your messages to only those from senders on your Safe Lists. It is recommended to occasionally use the Junk email too Check to make sure a message you are looking for is not being moved without errors.

    • Safe senders and recipients only This is the strictest option. Any message that is not from someone on your Safe Senders List or that does not belong to a mailing list on your Safe Recipients List is classified as junk e-mail.

Just delete them!

You can advise Outlook to delete all suspected junk email messages instead of putting them in the folder Junk email too move. This takes away the opportunity for you to check messages for possible false positives, so you should consider the risks associated with using this option.

  1. click You in mailon begin > Junk->Junk email options.

  2. Activate on the Options tab, select the Permanently delete suspected junk e-mail check box instead of placing it in the Junk E-Mail folder too move.

Change the protection level in the junk e-mail filter

By default, the junk e-mail filter is enabled and the protection level is on Lowset, the setting with which the most obvious spam can be intercepted. You can adjust the confidentiality of the junk e-mail filter. Messages detected by the junk e-mail filter are saved in the Junk E-mail folder postponed. You can change any of these junk e-mail filtering options for the protection you are using.

  1. Do you click in the menu Extras on Optionsto open the Options dialog box.

  2. On the Settings tab of the Dialog box Options under e-mailon Junk email, to open the Junk E-mail Options dialog box.

  3. Select the level of protection you want to achieve:

    • No automatic filtering Although this turns off the automatic junk e-mail filter, Outlook will continue to evaluate messages using the domain names and e-mail addresses in your blocked senders list, and messages from blocked senders will still be sent to the folder Junk email postponed.

    • Low If you don't get a lot of junk email messages, or just want to filter out the messages that are obviously junk email, select this option.

    • High If you receive a lot of junk e-mail but you don't want to limit the messages that senders see in your Safe Lists, select this option. However, you should periodically check messages that have been moved to the Junk E-mail folder as some legitimate messages may end up there as well.

    • Safe senders and recipients only If you receive a lot of email messages, you can select this option. Any email message that does not come from someone on your Safe Senders List or does not belong to a mailing list on your Safe Recipients List is treated as junk email.

Note: Changing the level of protection only affects the email accounts that host and store email messages on your computer. This includes all email accounts that use a personal folder (.pst) file, including POP3 and IMAP, and Microsoft Exchange accounts configured for Cached Exchange Mode that use an offline folder (.ost) file.

Delete messages instead of moving them to the Junk E-mail folder

  1. Do you click in the menu Extras on Optionsto open the Options dialog box.

  2. On the Settings tab of the Dialog box Options under e-mailon Junk email, to open the Junk E-mail Options dialog box.

  3. Select the Permanently delete suspected junk email check box instead of putting it in the Junk E-mail folder to move.

Note: If you permanently delete suspected junk e-mail, the messages are deleted immediately and not in the folder Deleted elements postponed.