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OWA - Junk email

At UCL, we tag junk email with {SPAM?} in the subject line. You may notice such messages in your Inbox and these can usually be removed without any need to open them.

In OWA, email that is identified as possible junk email is also automatically moved to the Junk E-mail folder, and any active content within the message, such as links or executable content within the message is disabled.

You need to use the Block or Allow tab to help control unwanted and unsolicited messages by creating and managing lists of email addresses and domains that you trust and those you don't.

Block or Allow is found in Options.

1. Click on the settings button on the top-right corner and select Options.

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2. Select block or allow from the left hand window pane.

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Setting descriptions

Don't move mail to my Junk EMail folder Select this option button if you want to turn off junk email filtering. If you select this, you won't be able to use any of the other options on this tab. Selecting this option does not turn off the UCL Junk email tag {SPAM?}.
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Automatically filter junk email Select this option if you want to use junk e-mail filtering. This is in addition to the UCL Junk email tag {SPAM?}.
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Safe Senders and Recipients [External link for more information] Add senders you trust and recipients that you don't want to block to this list. Email from these senders or to these recipients will never be treated as junk email. Safe recipients include groups that you're a member of and from which you want to receive email messages. You can also add individual email addresses to your Safe Senders and Recipients list. A recipient is the intended destination of a message. A recipient can be a specific person or a group. 
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Trust e-mail From my contacts If you select this check box, email from any address in your Contacts will be treated as safe. 
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Blocked Senders [External link for more information] Blocked senders are domains and people you don't want to receive email messages from. Messages received from any email address or domain in your Blocked Senders list are sent directly to your Junk E-Mail folder.  
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Don't trust e-mail unless it comes from someone in my Safe Senders and Recipients list or local senders In addition to Safe Senders and Recipients and Blocked Senders, you can use this setting to treat all email as junk unless it comes from someone included in your Safe Senders and Recipients list or from senders in your shared address list.