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Safe Senders Guide

Depending on what e-mail software you are using, please follow the below instructions to avoid communication from from being delivered to you:

Yahoo! Mail:

Open your Yahoo! mailbox.
Click Mail Options.
Click Filters.
Click Add Filter.
In the top row, labeled 'From header:' make sure Contains is selected in the pull-down menu.
Click in the text box next to that pull-down menu, then enter the address: * At the bottom, where it says "Move the Message To:" select Inbox from the pull-down menu.
Click the Add Filter button again.


Click on Settings: E-mail | Junk e-mail (it's at the bottom left of the screen, just above Calendar)
On the E-mail settings screen, click Junk E-Mail Guard.
Select Safe List.
In the space provided under "Add people to the safe list,"
enter *
Click Add.


Click the Options link, on the main menu tabs, then Safe List.
Type: *
in your Safe List.

If you see a message that should not be in your Junk Mail folder, click 'This is not Junk Mail' to avoid having e-mail from the same source sent to the Junk Mail folder in the future.


Add *to your Contact list.

Outlook 2003:

* to your Safe List.
Add * to your Personal Contacts in your Outlook Address Book.
Open any desired e-mail, then select Mark as Not Junk.


Go to your Verizon Inbox.
Click Options.
Select the Block Senders tab (near the top of the screen).
On the Block Senders screen, you'll see both a "Block Sender List" and a "Safe List."
In the space where it says "Enter e-mail address or sub domain to always accept even if the domain is blocked," enter *


If is filtered, from the spambox, click on the white "W" icon on the left column of the mailing.
When the pop-up window comes up, simply click the Add to Whitelist button.
Alternative whitelisting method for CleanMyMailbox:
Click on the White List button.
Add: *
to the bottom of your existing list.
Click the Submit List button.

Cloudmark SpamNet:

Select Cloudmark | Options... from the Cloudmark SpamNet toolbar in Outlook.
Click Advanced.
Go to the Whitelist tab.
Click the Add button.
Type: *
Click OK.
Click OK.
Click Yes.
Click OK.


Click the Addresses tab.
Click New.
Type: *

Make sure 'Accept Mail From This Address' is selected under Receiving Options.
Uncheck 'Display in People Picker' under Other options.
Click Submit.
Click OK.


Click Friends from the toolbar.
Click Add.
Type: *
Click OK.


Click Tools, then My Friends List.
Click Add... on the right.
Click the radio button next to Wilrcard Expressions.
Enter in the email address as:
Click OK.
Click OK.

McAfee Spamkiller:

Click Friends from the sidebar.
Click Add.
Type: *
Click OK.
Click OK.


Check your 'Probably Spam' folder.
If you see that were incorrectly filtered out, select the mesage, and click the 'Move to Inbox and Mark as Not Spam' button.


Add the following entry to your user_prefs file, which is found in the .spamassassin subdirectory on your web/mail server: whitelist_from
Save the user_prefs file or move the updated copy to your .spamassassin subdirectory.y. If you have no user_prefs file in this subdirectory, create one:


Click the Configure button.
Go to the Known Senders tab.
Click Add under 'Known Good Senders and Recipients'.
Type: *
Click OK.
Click OK.


Open your browser and go to: Error! Hyperlink reference not valid.
Log into your SpamCop account. .
Click on the Options icon in the toolbar.
Under Mail Management (in the middle), click SpamCop Tools.
Select Manage your personal whitelist.
Near the bottom, where it reads "Click here to add to your whitelist," click on Click here.
Enter * in the first empty slot.
Click Submit.

SpamEater Pro:

Click Filters from the sidebar.
Click the Approved Senders tab.
Click Add Filter.
Type: * under Address.
Choose 'Email Domain under Address Type.
Select Email Domain.
Click OK.

Spam Inspector:

Select Spam Inspector, then 'Manage Friends List' from either the Spam Inspector toolbar or from the Outlook menu.
Make sure Email is selected under 'Add a New Friend'.
Type: *

Click the >> button.
Click Close.

Spam Interceptor:

Follow the Trusted link under > Authentication Lists. Enter the email address:
Click Add.


On the Spamkiller sidebar, click Friends.
Click Add.
Enter *
and click the OK button.


Click on the SpamPal system tray icon with the right mouse button.
Click 'Add to Whitelist' from the menu.
Type: *
Click Add.

Spam Sleuth:

Select File, then Configure.
Go to the Friends category.
Make sure Active is checked.
Type: *
on a line by itself in the entry field.
Click OK.

If have been filtered to your "bulk" folder, simply open the message and click on the "This is not Spam" link next to the "From" field.

Other providers:

If is being filtered, try adding to your Address Book or Contact list.
If this option is not available, try moving the message to your 'inbox' or forwarding the message to yourself.
If subsequent messages continue to be filtered, call or e-mail your ISP's technical support and ask how you can be sure to receive all e-mail from
Adding Our Domains: If they need to know the domain we're mailing from, tell them:

Unfortunately, white listing doesn't fully solve the problem because responses come from our individual email addresses, not from the official email address. Best bet? Add * to your address book.

Last modified on Thursday, 14 June 2012 19:03

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