How to change Junk Email Protection Level in Outlook, you can select a Junk email protection level in your Junk email settings. This will help you to filter your emails more effectively and avoid having legitimate messages moved to your Junk Email folder. The default protection level is set to No Automatic Filtering, but you can increase the protection level if you wish.
How to change Junk Email Protection Level in Outlook
To change the level of protection against junk email in Outlook, follow these steps:
- Launch Outlook.
- On the Home tab in the Delete group, click the Junk button.
- Select the Junk E-mail Options.
- On the Options tab, choose the level of Junk Email protection you want and click OK.
Click the Junk button on the Home tab in the Delete group. Select Junk E-mail Options from the drop-down menu. The Junk Email Options dialog box opens.
On the Options tab, you can choose the level of Junk Email protection you want. The Levels of Junk Email Protection offered in Outlook are:
- No Automatic Filtering: Mails from block senders are still moved to your Junk Email folder, but you can choose to receive them in your Inbox.
- Low: Most obvious junk email to Junk Email folder.
- High: Most spam emails are caught, but some regular emails may be caught as well, so it is important to check your Junk Email folder often.
- Safe Lists Only: Only mail from people or domains that you have listed as safe will be delivered to your inbox.
What is the difference between junk and block in Outlook?
Most email providers have a junk or spam folder where unwanted emails are moved to. You can usually adjust the level of junk email protection to better suit your needs. The Block feature prevents emails from a certain sender, domain, group, or mailing list from being marked as junk.
How do you know if it’s junk mail?
If you want to check if an email is a scam, look at the sender’s email address, the information they demand, the greeting in the message, and the content of the email itself. Most of the time, if it’s a scam email, it’ll be moved to your junk folder.
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