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How to Whitelist an Email Address

Why do you want to whitelist an email address

Why am I not getting all my emails? You have a family member or maybe you are sending emails back and forth with a very important customer, but their emails are always going to the junk or spam folder.  You start to think, why is this happening to me?

There is a simple solution to fix this. It’s called whitelisting and email address.  Read on to find out how to fix this in some of the more popular email clients.

The reason for having a junk or spam folder to protect you from unwanted or malicious emails like phishing or scams. Google and Microsoft are just trying to protect you. When you whitelist an email you are telling your email software that this is an important email so send it right to my inbox.

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How to whitelist an email address with Gmail

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Check the spam folder.

  1. Go to the Inbox and check to see if the email is there.
  2. Check the Spam folder.
  3. If you find the email, click on the Not Spam button near the top.
  4. Check the Inbox to see if the email is been moved.

Check to see if the email is in the Promotions area.

  1. Go to the Inbox.
  2. Click on the Promotions tab near the top.
  3. Drag the email to the Primary tab. Click on the email title and hold down the left mouse button, while holding down the button drag the email to
    the Primary tab.

Add the sender to your contacts list.

  1. Open the email.
  2. All the way to the right click on the three dots. These are next to the reply button.
  3. In the drop-down menu select Add [name] to the contacts list.

Filter any messages like this.

  1. Go to the inbox.
  2. Open the email.
  3. On the far right click on the three dots. (same as the above step).
  4. From the drop-down menu select, Filter messages like this.
  5. This will open up a window. Near the button right click the Create Filter link.
  6. This will open another window click on Never send it to spam and Always mark it as important.

How to whitelist an email address with Yahoo

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The email is not in the inbox.

  1. Check the Inbox.
  2. Click on the spam folder and find the email.
  3. Open the email.
  4. Click on the Not Spam button near the top. This will move the email from the spam folder to the inbox.

Create a filter for the sender email.

  1. Go to the Inbox.
  2. Go to the right and click on the setting icon (gear).
  3. When the windows open go to the bottom on click on More Settings.
  4. From the left menu select Filters.
  5. From the Filters, window click on Add new Filters.
  6. On the right add a filter name.
  7. Go to the filter criterion and select contains from the drop-down menu.
  8. Enter the email address.
  9. Choose a folder to move to and select Inbox.

How to whitelist an email address with Outlook, Hotmail and Live

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The email is not in the inbox.

  1. Check the Inbox.
  2. Click on the junk folder on the left side menu.
  3. When you find the email in the Junk folder then open it.
  4. Click on the sender address near the top of the email.
  5. A window to the right will open. Click on the three horizontal dots.
  6. Then from the drop down menu click on Add to contacts.
  7. A contact form will appear the only information you need to have on this form is the email address. If you want you can fill in the rest of the form.

Add to save senders.

  1. Go to the Inbox.
  2. Click on the Gear near the top right.
  3. Then from the drop-down menu select Options all the way at the bottom of the menu.
  4. Then from the options page from the left side menu click on Junk email to expand the options underneath.
  5. Then select Safe senders.
  6. Then enter the email address.
  7. Once you are finished click on the save button near the top.

How to whitelist an email address with AOL

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The email is not in the inbox.

  1. Check the Inbox for the email.
  2. Then click on the spam folder and find the email.
  3. Open the email.
  4. Click on the sender email address near the top.
  5. Then from the drop down menu click on Add contact.
  6. The email address should already be filled in. Next, add the First and Last names.

Add to Contact List.

  1. Go to the Contacts section.
  2. Near the top left click on the Add new contact button.
  3. Add the sender email and the First and last names.
  4. Click on the save button.

If you have any questions leave a comment on this page or go to the contact page and send me an email.