Thankfully Apple’s Mail app in OS X has a built-in spam/junk mail filter system that allows you to gain control of your inbox once more.Setting it up is easy and we’ll show you how in this tutorial.While reviewing your Junk E-mail folder, if you find a messages that shouldn't have been marked as junk, you can correct it in few different ways. Any further messages will continue to go into the Junk E-mail folder unless you follow the above directions. Note: If you just drag/drop the message out of the Inbox it will not train your client about blocking messages from the sender in the future.
Related items: To find the Junk Mail filter you’ll need to open up Mail then go to the menu bar at the top of the screen click Mail then select Preferences from the drop-down menu.
This opens up a new window containing all of the various settings for Mail.
a custom folder that you have created, or the trash.
Blocking email addresses on the other hand prevents emails from those addresses from reaching your account.
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Like the junk mail that is pushed through your letterbox, spam email is worthless information that you haven't asked to receive.Whatever the reason, blocking email address is an effective counter-measure as it makes sure that you won't receive emails from the selected address anymore. The main change is that the entry is called banned addresses now and no longer blocked addresses.To block email addresses on Yahoo, do the following: Martin Brinkmann is a journalist from Germany who founded Ghacks Technology News Back in 2005.Any emails that fit the classic spam mould will be filtered out automatically, saving you having to approve the process.The last option open to you is ‘Perform custom action (Click Advanced to configure)’ but as this involves setting up rules and conditions that can get quite complicated and actually risk you losing emails if you get things wrong, we’ll save that for another tutorial.The second section in Junk Mail settings is entitled ‘The following types of messages are exempt from Junk Mail filtering:’ and list three options which include when the sender is already in your contact list, had been sent email by you before, or uses your full name in the email.