Details of Microsoft® Outlook 2003 SPAM filter
What is SPAM filter on Microsoft Outlook 2003? What are its uses?
Microsoft Outlook 2003 is a well-equipped and all-in-one e-mail client which has many customization options. It is a desktop application and has features to send and receive e-mail, store contacts, take notes and add appointments to the dates on the calendar. You can easily install Microsoft Outlook 2003 using Microsoft office 2003 CD. Before installing Microsoft Outlook 2003 ensure that you have administrator privileges on your computer. It is the best e-mail client and it is a stand alone application which is available with all Windows Operating Systems (OS). The main function of Microsoft Outlook 2003 is sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing personal contacts, and maintaining a schedule and track appointments. It is a very useful tool for personal and business contacts.
Here are the ways to create SPAM filter in Microsoft Outlook 2003, common issues and ways to solve the issues:
- SPAM filter in Microsoft Outlook 2003
- Ways to create and use SPAM filter
- Ways to solve issues
SPAM filter in Microsoft Outlook 2003
SPAM filter is a feature that helps to block junk e-mails which try to enter the mailbox. It controls and provides protection against unsolicited e-mail. The main purpose of SPAM filter is to keep junk mail out of your inbox. SPAM filter will not delete spam, it only moves it to a junk e-mail box where you can look through it.
Ways to create and use SPAM filter
In order to create SPAM filter in Microsoft Outlook 2003, you first need to create a spam folder. Then you need select 'Tools' and choose ‘Rules and Alerts’. Then a window will open and select ‘New Rule’ option from that. Then you need to click ‘Start from a blank rule’ and select ‘Check messages when they arrive’ and click ‘Next’. Then put tick mark on ‘with specific words in the message header’ and now you will get the search text window and type ‘X-Spam-Level: ***’ and click ‘Add’ button. Then you need to put a tick mark on ‘move it to the specified folder’. Now you have created rules in SPAM filter folder.
SPAM filter in Microsoft Outlook 2003 has several problems. Sometimes SPAM filter in Microsoft Outlook 2003 maybe turned off accidently. As a result, you will start receiving unwanted e-mails. Then you will have to always ensure that SPAM filter is working correctly. If it is working properly, then there will be one or more X-spam-* header within the header. If SPAM filter settings are incorrect, then it is unable to filter e-mail.
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