Microsoft Outlook 2007: How to enable the Junk E-Mail Filter on Windows 7?
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is your ideal e-mail application that lets you to not only send and receive e-mail messages but also allows you the ability to modify the settings to enhance the security cover of your mailbox. Yes, there are several utilities set in this application that you can customize in order to keep your mailbox safe and away from the reach of spam and unwanted mails – one such feature is the junk e-mail filter. If the filter in your e-mail application is not yet enabled or it has been accidentally disabled, here is how you can enable it easily.
The easy step solution to the issue is as:
1. Open Microsoft Outlook 2007.
2. Choose “Tools and then select “Options, and then click the “Junk E-Mail button on the “Preferences tab to open the “Junk E-Mail Options dialog box.
3. Choose a level of protection on the “Options tab.
4. If you want to delete messages rather than move them to the Junk E-Mail folder, select the “Permanently Delete Suspected Junk E-Mail Instead Of Moving It To The Junk E-Mail Folder check box.
5. Select the “Disable Links And Other Functionality In Phishing Messages check box to protect against common phishing schemes.
6. If you want to be warned when a domain name appears to be spoofed, select “Warn Me About Suspicious Domain Names In E-Mail Addresses.
7. To enable postmarks on your outbound e-mail, select “When Sending E-Mail, Postmark The Message To Help E-Mail Clients Distinguish Regular E-Mail From Junk E-Mail.
8. Click “OK to apply the filter changes and then click “OK again.
As is pretty evident from the above settings, you can let the application provide you as much or as little security cover as you want. Also, you can allow it to let your mail recipients also enjoy the benefits and therefore treat you as a safe or an unsafe sender.
For a quick recall of the above steps, here is a short solution video that you can watch…