Windows® Mail Help To Block Spam
Tips to block spam and other unwanted e-mail in Windows Mail.
Windows Mail helps you to filter e-mail designed to catch obvious unsolicited commercial e mail messages (often called "spam") and move them to a special Junk e mail folder. You can increase or decrease the junk e mail protection level based on how much junk e mail you receive. You can also move e mail messages from the junk e mail folder back to your Inbox. You can block messages from specific e mail addresses by adding them to the 'Blocked Senders' list. You can prevent the blocking of messages from specific e mail addresses by adding them to the 'Safe Senders' list.
The following are the tips to block spam and other unwanted e-mail in Windows Mail:
- Spam guard settings
- Substitute e-mail address
- Antivirus protection
- Review privacy policies
Spam guard settings
By using an antispam software you can control your junk mails that come into your mailbox. It can be done by notifying the e-mails that comes in as junk. So in this case these mails could be automatically identified as spam and might get deleted from the mailbox. If you need those mails which go into the spam folder, it can be retrieved within a specified period of time.
Substitute e-mail address
By using an alternate e-mail address you can reduce the flow of spam mails to your Inbox as the mails which are not very important can be forwarded to the alternate e-mail address. While visiting website also this is very useful as you can stop promotional and other third party mails from infesting your mail box.
It is always better to have an antivirus software installed on your computer to get protection from junk mails. This can be easily done as it can be linked to the main server which your computer connects to and in this way the antivirus software acts as a link to filter the unwanted mails from getting delivered to the Inbox. By doing this your spam mails gets automatically filtered and removed to the junk folder. This software will be able to recognize the mails coming from unidentified websites.
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