Enabling Netscape Junk Mail Filter:

The latest version of Netscape Mail comes with built-in junk e-mail filters.  Junk e-mail filters are a series of rules that detect whether an e-mail is spam or not.  When enabled, these junk mail controls, along with any other filters you create, can reduce dramatically the amount of spam you have to endure.  The following tutorial explains how to enable these controls.

On the Toolbar, click Tools and select Junk Mail Controls from the menu.

If this is your first time access the Junk Mail settings, the following window appears:

Click the OK button to continue.

The Junk Mail Controls window opens.

Account  =  Select the e-mail account to which you'd like to apply these controls.

Check the box Enable junk mail controls.
Check the box Do not mark messages as junk mail if the sender is in my address book.  This helps ensure Netscape won't detect messages as spam if sent to you from people you know.

Select which address book from the drop-down menu.

Check the box Move incoming messages determined to be junk mail to.

You can either choose to move automatically the messages Netscape determines to be junk to the Junk folder or to the trash.

If you'd like you can enable the option When I manually mark messages as Junk.

Netscape will either Move them to the "Junk" folder or Delete them.

Click the OK button to close the window.

The Junk folder now appears in the list of folders.  Check it periodically to ensure wanted e-mail isn't being labeled as junk.


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