Today's email providers like Yahoo give their subscribers plenty of tools to ward off spam. Adding email addresses to a spam filter usually does the trick. Some companies get around your spam filter by simply using alternate user-names in front of their domain name. When this happens, you can stop the additional spam by adding the company's domain name to your blocked list.
Things You'll Need
- Internet connection
Log into your Yahoo email account.
Click with your mouse on the "options" link at the top of your Yahoo in-box page. Click again on "more options" if necessary to get the full options menu to appear.
Look on the left side of the page and click on the word "spam."
Type into the the box marked "blocked email addresses" the domains that you want blocked. Click on the "add" button to save them to your list.
Click on the "save changes" button at the top of the page and then the "return to mail" button to get back to your in-box.
Repeat steps one through five anytime you want to add more domain names to your spam filter list.
Tips & Warnings
- The domain is the name that appears after the @ symbol. For example, in the email address firstname.lastname@example.org, filter.com is the domain name you would enter into your blocked address or spam filter list.
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