Filter junk email and spam in Outlook on the web

Mail identified as possible junk email can be automatically moved to the Junk Email folder. Any malware, potentially malicious software or code is disabled.

Block senders from sending you email

If you are receiving unwanted emails, you can block the people and domains you don't want to receive email messages from. Add any email address or domain to your blocked senders list to send these emails directly to your Junk Email folder.

  1. Select Settings Settings icon > Options, which opens the Options panel on the left. Under Mail > Accounts, select Block or allow.

  2. Under Block or allow, select the Automatically filter junk email option.

    Automatically filter junk email

  3. Under Blocked senders, type the email address or domain, such as contoso@contoso.com, that you want to block and select Add .

    Blocked senders

  4. Select Save.

    Tip: To edit or remove emails or domains from the Blocked senders list, select the item in the list and then select Edit or Remove accordingly.

Keep emails from specific people or domains from going into your Junk folder

There are times when you don't want emails coming from a specific person or website to end up in your Junk folder.

  1. Select Settings Settings icon > Options, which opens the Options panel on the left. Under Mail > Accounts, select Block or allow.

  2. Under Block or allow, select the Automatically filter junk email option.

    Automatically filter junk email

  3. Under Safe senders, type the email address or domain, such as contoso@contoso.com, so that emails from the sender or domain don't get moved to your Junk folder, and then select Add .

    Safe senders list

  4. To have email that doesn't come from the Safe senders list go directly to the Junk folder, select the Don't trust email... check box.

    Don't trust

  5. Select Save.

    Tip: To edit or remove emails or domains from the Safe senders list, select the item in the list and then select Edit or Remove accordingly.

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