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#1 deadeyejack


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Posted 07 May 2011 - 09:23 AM

I always use webmail to FIRST check my email. When I get SPAM I so designate it as SPAM but wonder what is supposed to happen to it after that? It does not get deleted until I empty the folder(?). I would think that Windows would have a better system but cannot locate such. Any ideas?

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 07 May 2011 - 10:46 AM

Windows...has nothing to do with how any webmail account/site may work.

The website writes the rules for how webmail works.


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Posted 27 November 2012 - 12:47 PM

There may be a deletion schedule for spam. My ISP allows one to set automatic deletion of the spam folder for either 1 day, 3 days, 7 days or 30 days.

Check your web mail preferences to see if there is something similar for your ISP. If you need help post which ISP you use.

If this is not your ISP mail but something like hotmail there might be a pre-determined amount of time for deletion which you may not be able to change.

You can always delete it from the spam folder yourself.

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 06:04 PM

As shown below in Yahoo mail the option to Delete Spam is always there.
I can also look at the Spam and select which to keep and which to remove -

Your email may have similar settings as these -

[attachment=132757:Yahoo Spam.JPG]

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