Reduce Junk Mail in Outlook
If you receive a lot of junk mail that is not sent directly to you
These instructions are from OfficeXP but any differences with other versions should be minor
|2.||Create a folder where you want to move junk mail not sent to you.|
|3.||Make sure you have the Folders view (View / Folder List)|
|4.||Right click on the upper most section, Outlook Today|
|5.||Select New Folder|
|6.||Give it a name. For this example, it is called NotMe|
|7.||Go to Tools / Rules Wizard|
|8.||Click on the New tab|
|9.||Check Start from a blank rule|
|10.||Click on the Next button|
|11.||Scroll down and check where my name is not in the To box|
|12.||Click on the Next button|
|13.||Check move it to the specified folder|
|14.||Double click on the specified in the lower panel|
|15.||Highlight the folder where you want the e-mails moved|
|16.||Click on the OK button|
|17.||Click on the Next button|
|18.||Check except where my name is in the Cc box|
|19.||Click on the Next button|
|20.||Give your rule a name|
|21.||Check if you want to run this rule on existing messages|
|22.||Click on the Finish button|
|23.||Click on the OK button|
|24.||Now any mail not expressly sent to you will automatically be moved to the NotMe folder.|
You can also set up rules so certain phrases in the subject or body of the text
will also be moved to a specified folder.
Hopefully this gives you a good start and reducing Junk Mail sent to you.
Other rules you might use are for specific phrases in the message body text.
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