As important as mailing accounts are, there is one irk that everyone faces with their mailing accounts. This irk is of the spam mails that one receives. It is like unwanted trash which is being delivered on your doorstep and you have to clean it every day.
The task of cleaning up the spam mail is something which no one likes to do, especially on a daily basis. This problem is faced by two top mailing service providers as well – Gmail and Hotmail. So, if you are tired of the excess spam mails that is delivered every day in your in mail then there are certain steps that will help you.
Managing spam mail settings in Hotmail
Hotmail is a free to use webmail service provider and there are literally millions of users registered on Hotmail till date. If you are one of them and are having problems in accessing your spam mail settings then here is what you are supposed to do.
- First, you have to log in your Hotmail account and click on the ‘options’ drop-down menu. This will appear on your inbox screen. From the ‘options’ drop-down that you get, select ‘more options’.
- There will be a heading of ‘Preventing Junk’ in this. Here, you have to select the ‘Filters and Reporting’ option.
- Now, you just have to apply a filter to your junk. Choose ‘standard’ or ‘executive’ under the filter options.
If you want to block any type of content from people you don’t know then the best thing to do is choose the option of ‘block attachment’ under the block content from unknown senders heading.
So, any type of graphic or other type of mail that should be in your spam folder will be directly delivered there only. Of course, if there is any specific problem which you don’t know how to go about then there is the Hotmail email toll free number. They are available 24*7 for your guidance and won’t disappoint you.
Managing spam mail settings in Gmail
One of the most popular and safest webmail providers in the present day is Gmail. The mailing service provided by Google is clean and has plenty of storage space to ensure that everything that you get in your mail is important and related to your interest. You can even choose your theme for the mail account and of course, there are several security features to ensure that your mail account doesn’t get hacked easily.
There are filters in the spam settings of Gmail as well. And in a case there is any specific mailing ID which is pestering you then you can even contact Gmail customer support for help. They can be either mailed or called depending on your convenience.
One of the easiest way to tackle Gmail’s spam is to enable Gmail’s Priority Inbox. This will tell Gmail what is important and what is not and you will automatically stop receiving less spam. In case you do, it will not be directly in your primary inbox but rather in your spam folder.