Get tips to configure junk e-mail settings on Microsoft® Outlook 2010
The junk e-mails are advertising e-mails received by the user in the mail box. Junk e-mails are other versions of the spam. These mails are posted in bulk to the user accounts. They do not possess any important matter. The mail servers usually prevent the junk mails on the user’s inbox through various filtering mechanisms. Microsoft Outlook 2010 e-mail management software includes some techniques to get rid of the junk mails in the user interface. Junk e-mail filters are responsible for the removal of the bulk e-mails in Microsoft Outlook 2010. The filters offer three configuration options for the junk emails in the application. They are safe senders, safe receivers and blocked senders. The user can configure the protection level of the filters also.
- Configuration of the junk e-mails
- Steps to create the junk e-mail filters
- Steps to configure the filters
Configuration of the junk e-mails
The configuration of the junk e-mails in Microsoft Outlook 2010 involves the following functionalities; the option for adding safe and blocked e-mail addresses to the filter, automatically add the senders list to the safe portion, customize the level of the protection offered by the filters, option for emptying the junk email folder for saving the space, options for protecting from the viruses, spams and phishing etc.
Steps to create the junk e-mail filters
Open the Microsoft Outlook 2010 application and select the home tab from the window. Now choose the delete group from the home tab. Then select the junk and then junk e-mail options. Now the user should select one tab from the three options; safe senders, safe recipients and blocked senders. Enter the e-mail address of the domain in the space provided. Click ok and repeat the steps if more e-mail addresses are there. After entering the addresses, click on 'Export to file option' and press ok by giving a particular name for the folder. Repeat the steps for the other two tabs also.
The various options included in the configuration of the filters include the setting of the protection levels, permanently deleting or moving options for the junk e-mails, etc. The configuration can either be done through the group policy settings or can be configured through the MS Office customization tools. Open the OCT and configure Microsoft Outlook 2010 junk e-mail filter under the modify user settings page. In the Group Policy, the user should load the template for Microsoft Outlook 2010 and change the settings under the administrative templates in the user configuration section.
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