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Mark large numbers of messages as “not spam”

I receive large numbers of messages daily from an automated system, and I've just discovered that many of them have been marked as spam. I now have ~16,000 non-spam messages in my Gmail spam folder, ...
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Import MBOX file to Gmail, but pass it through spam filter?

I have an MBOX file of an old email account that I wanted to merge into Gmail as an alias. However, this MBOX file has a bunch of spam emails in it that I want to basically verify and discard. If I ...
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Do other outlook.com users find certain domains and keywords cannot be blocked via rules? e.g. support.com, email.com

I have been using outlook.com since forever, with a hotmail address that was migrated. I've set up a ton of rules to delete spam, and most of them seem to work fine. But a few of them flat-out are ...
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Why do my emails from another account (POP) always end up in spam on GMail

I've added another POP account on my GMail and the mail that I receive on that account always goes to spam folder. I've added a filter which prevents mails going to spam if the To address is my ...
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Is there an email service that allows you to use mutiple aliases? [closed]

People who own domains that are used as email addresses for a single person can use multiple email addresses to give one for each form you fill on the internet. If you own "myowndomain.com" you could ...
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Making Gmail filter out spam based on spamassassin headers

I have an email account that forwards mail to my Gmail account. It looks like that Gmail is less strict to the emails that are forwarded to it compared to those that come to Gmail directly. It means ...
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Internal Google Apps emails being marked as spam

Today a bunch of users have complained about internal emails ending up in their spam boxes in Gmail. Especially when they send it to the email group. How do I fix this?
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Cannot register at forum.subsonic.org - all IPs banned

I'm trying to register at http://forum.subsonic.org/forum/ucp.php?mode=register but all IPs I've tried are banned. The submitted form was invalid. Try submitting again. Your IP 201.221.131.203 ...
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Too many good emails are designated as spam in Gmail

I use Outlook to download all of my email from Gmail. In the last few weeks I noticed that Gmail is labeling many of my valid emails as spam. These are from sources that have sent me emails for many ...
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Get rid of Russian junk from my Gmail

For a while now, the spam folder in my Gmail everyday gets simply flooded with Russian-speaking / Russian-written junk e-mails. How can I get rid of it? Is there any filter in Gmail, that let me ...
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Common spam filters for Google Analytics [on hold]

I've noticed that spam bots visit my websites a lot and I've been slowly but surely battling every one of them (for example, the infamous semalt). Are there any spam filters you apply for Analytics on ...
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Yahoo approving spam SPF to be sent from another email server

I have a friend with a Yahoo mail account. She noticed that friends are receiving emails from her that contain spam links. I looked at the header for the email and it's clear that the emails didn't ...
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How to mark junkmail as spam in Corporate Gmail

Our office administrator booked me for some travel through Travelocity and provided my email address. Now my inbox is filling up with spam from Travelocity (multiple pieces of junk a day on a low ...
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How to disable GMail anti-spam completely?

I'm using a desktop client with my own configured spam filter, and I'm absolutely unhappy with Gmail server side anti-spam, as it makes too much false-positives. How can I disable it? I've tried ...
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Download spam from Gmail account

I want a simple way to download all the messages in the Spam folder in my Gmail account. Any idea how to do that?
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How to link directly to Gmail's Spam Folder

I'm trying to help our users find our confirmation email if it's in their spam folder. So if they have an @gmail.com address I'll link to "how to search" and "look in your spam folder"
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Is it possible to detect if a web app is selling emails to spammers? [closed]

I use Gmail. A friend recommended that I try this game: empire.goodgame.com. I haven't; I hate Flash games but I did sign up using my Gmail address to see how it goes. Ever since, I've been receiving ...
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How to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications except friend requests and personal messages?

Is there a way to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications, except friend requests and personal messages? In the Account Settings → Notifications → Email section there are 2 options: All ...
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Gmail marks Facebook emails as spam, and “don't send to Spam” filter breaks label functionality - what can I do?

For some reason, almost every email Facebook sends me (usually notifications about something posted in a group) ends up being marked as "Spam" by Gmail. I've tried creating a filter ...
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How to automatically reject emails from email addresses?

In my Yahoo! account I get a lot of spam emails. They are automatically moved in Spam folder. But it's very annoying to delete the spam emails, so that's why I want to automatically reject such ...
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Google Calendar notifications go to Gmail spam box

I mistakenly marked Google Calendar notification email as a spam, so these notification mails go to spam box. How can I let these emails come to inbox hereafter?
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Can a virus access Gmail contacts?

My contacts have recently been receiving spam emails from my Gmail address. I am quite certain it is my Gmail contacts (one address is a craigslist response address that I once used). So it would ...
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Stopping “shared a video with you” emails/spam from YouTube?

I keep getting emails from YouTube telling me about random strangers supposedly sharing videos with me. I do not know these people and they are unlikely sharing videos with me. It seems more like ...
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Lot of spam to deactivated email address [closed]

I used to have an email address from an educational institution that just got deactivated. However, they still forward their email to my other Gmail email address for a month (this is the main, ...
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Gmail spam filter, is there a daily quota for it? And how do I make it less aggressive?

My question is based on the experience in the last few days and the various tests I have done. I observed that if I do not read and simply delete some email which I had automatically put under some ...
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How will this set of filters be executed?

All of the SPAM I receive is from .net domains. Some of the valid email I receive is also from .net domains. I would like to white list the valid domains and delete the rest. What would happen to ...
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Someone registered me on Facebook and I am spammed with friends requests

I have no Facebook account. Without ever going on their site, I received an email similar to the following: You have almost completed the registration process. Confirm your account. You might ...
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Is there an easier way I could see all my mentions of my Twitter handle, select many then send a twitter back and block them all at once?

Background: This question came after one I've posted on quora. I got way too many mentions from people I do not know in languages I do not speak. When I've tried asking to a few of them who did write ...
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Google Groups holding legitimate email from subscribers as spam

I'm an admin using a free version of Google Groups as an email list. Lately, Google Groups has been holding a lot of legitimate emails from subscribed users as spam. Worse, it hasn't been informing ...
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Keep getting spam which have the same “mailed-by” field. Marking spam doesn't work. Can’t create filter based on this. How to mark these as spam?

I keep getting messages with different From but the same mailed-by field. I need to mark these messages as spam, but simply doing so doesn't work. Creating filters searches for From values only, so ...
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Is there a reputation database of bulk mail unsubscribe URLs?

Sometimes I receive bulk e-mails where I am not sure if they are (semi-) legitimate or spam. As most of the trustworthy bulk-email services those e-mails contain an unsubscribe link. If the ...
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When I move spam to my inbox, it goes back into the spam again

For a number of months now, Gmail is constantly marking emails incorrectly as spam, and when I move them back into my inbox, it moves them back into spam again within an hour. It doesn't matter if I ...
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How to report spammy Facebook accounts?

As a group administrator, I frequently (several times a day) receive requests to join the group from fake accounts, usually camping an elderly person, that will, once accepted, start posting messages ...
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Does Gmail forward Spam after you've setup forwarding?

Sometimes Gmail sees a genuine message as Spam by accident and then automatically marks the message, moving it to the Spam folder. So in my case I've setup my Gmail account to forward the incoming ...
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Can I Block Twitter Users from Appearing in Search

I search Twitter a lot for information on a particular hash-tagged topic specific to the financial services industry. A couple of Twitter users have hijacked the topic and are spamming multiple posts ...
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How can I solve a problem with false spam report on Facebook?

I am admin in a few pages on Facebook where me and other admins post links that lead to our blogs. In the last couple of days I noticed that when someone clicks on the link to my blog Facebook warns ...
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How to delete Facebook comment on a web page completely

I have static content in which I have used Facebook comments. A user had posted spam links in one of the pages. I logged in as a moderator and deleted said comments and, banned the user and marked it ...
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How to Create a CAPTCHA enabled Custom Google Drive Form

I don't have much knowledge of coding. How can I create Google Form with CAPTCHA to avoid spamming. Any form of CAPTCHA will work.
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How to block mails from a specific server in Gmail

I am getting mails daily from different mail address like ry8029@fastmail.fm or ry1532@outlook.com etc. Since the mail IDs change daily, I can't filter those mails. I checked the emails’ origin. ...
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How does Twitter “mention” spam actually work?

I'm just curious to know what the programming mechanics behind it are - more & more, when I tweet or RT something, I get a "mentioned you" spam back almost instantly. This account is not ...
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How to send messages to spam in Gmail filter?

Is there a way to create a Gmail filter that sends the filtered items to the spam folder? There is an option to send it to a label, or to "Never send it to Spam" (which is ironic considering what I ...
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How to prevent PineApp from blocking mail?

My email provided just installed PineApp for mail blocking. The thing is, I don't want it to block anything. At least, I want to have a "only block by blacklist" policy. Is there a way to 'tell' ...
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Does deleting promotional tweets actually refine what I get shown?

When I get a promotional tweet, I have two choices: Ignore it Delete it with the 'Delete' link What's my best strategy for reducing the incidence of junk? Does deleting actually refine the stuff I ...
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Report a Blogspot blog as spam or for malware

How do you report a Blogspot blog for spam? Used to be that there would be a nav bar on all blogs hosted by Blogspot that you could click a "Report this site" button and it would take you to a form to ...
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Does Gmail auto delete junk/spam?

We've got several accounts running on Gmail / Google Apps for Business—these accounts have been alive for about 10–12 years (running on a different email provider). Because they've been around for so ...
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How to remove spammy search results from Google [duplicate]

Often, when I search for something, I get results like www.<site>.com/Search/<my search terms>, which are nothing but the exact same search repeated on www.<site>.com and are of no ...
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Can more than one wall be used by the same Facebook Page?

I want users to pick which content they want to follow that is related to my page. Even though I want to post everything, I'd rather not spam them. Is it possible to let them choose the topics they ...
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Any way to stop LinkedIn from asking for my email account password so it can spam my contacts?

On a regular basis, after logging in to LinkedIn and doing something like accepting an invitation to be "added to someone's professional network", LinkedIn will ask for my email account password. It ...
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Why are my e-mails landing in Spam in gmail? [duplicate]

I'm sending e-mails from a sendgrid. But all the e-mails are landing in the spam box of Gmail accounts, if it contains words like 2vin.com or www.2vin.com in the message body. Other mails are ...
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How can I read spam mail safely in Gmail?

Is there a way to see the spam mail contents in Gmail safely?