Tips to control junk mail in Microsoft® Outlook Express 6
What are junk mails? What is the method to control junk mails in Microsoft Outlook Express 6?
Microsoft Outlook Express 6 is a very light yet highly functional e-mail client developed by Microsoft for use with Windows operating system versions. Microsoft Outlook Express 6 versions are provided for free to Windows users and are preinstalled in Windows systems. The easy-to-use graphical interface along with the light working platform of Microsoft Outlook Express 6 makes it one of the most popular and highly recommended mail client ever released. Even though Microsoft Outlook Express 6 is a simple mail management program without many complicated options, it has its own set of tools and options that help manage user emails better. The junk e-mail filtering options provided in Microsoft Outlook Express 6 are of basic levels but when configured properly can significantly reduce the flow of junk mails to user inbox. Junk e-mails or spam are e-mails that are sent by different illegal users and ad agencies for promoting their products and some of them can cause issues like infections in the system. To prevent system issues and secure the system it is best advised that the users turn on and configure junk mail filtering options in Microsoft Outlook Express 6.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to understand more on minimizing junk mail in Microsoft Outlook Express 6:
- Custom mail rules
- Setting rules
- Filter using applications
Custom mail rules
The Microsoft Outlook Express 6 program is having mail rules options that allow the users to set custom rule for preventing the entry to black listed mails to user inbox. These options can be used or configured to block spam and redirect spam mails to junk mail folder. The options to do so can be accessed via message rules option in program tools.
The users should configure the message rules option in the Microsoft Outlook Express 6 program for blocking unwanted e-mails. The users can create a list of mails that are to be redirected to junk mail folder and can be sort using e-mail id, subject etc. creating the list and activating it will make Microsoft Outlook Express 6 to automatically redirect or move the mails that matches with the set rules to the junk mail folder and will help minimize junk mail in user mailbox.
The users of Microsoft Outlook Express 6 can also filter or minimize junk mails using third party spam blocker program that are designed to work in combination with the parent program. The spam blocker or filter softwares offers perfect integration with the Microsoft Outlook Express 6 program and allows users to configure advanced filtering options using simple graphical interface. The users can filter and move or filter and delete the mails that conflicts with set rules using these program to prevent flooding of mailbox.
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