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Reporting Junk Messages

 

Topic Last Modified: 2010-07-21

The Microsoft Junk E-mail Reporting Add-In for Microsoft Office Outlook offers several ways to report junk e-mail messages:

  1. From the Outlook taskbar

  2. From your Inbox

  3. From within the opened junk e-mail messages

The way in which you report junk e-mail messages varies slightly depending on whether you are using Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 or Microsoft Office Outlook 2010. Following are detailed instructions for how to report junk e-mail messages for each version of Outlook.

Reporting junk E-mail messages from the Outlook ribbon
  1. Select the messages that you would like to report as junk.

  2. On the Outlook ribbon, click Report Junk.

  3. If you are sure that you want to submit the messages you selected as junk, click Yes.

    NoteNote:
    If you do not want to receive this confirmation message when submitting junk messages, check Do not prompt for this message again.

The selected messages will be sent to Microsoft for analysis and moved to the Junk E-mail folder. To confirm that the messages have been submitted, open your Sent Mail folder to view the submitted messages.

Reporting junk E-mail messages from your Inbox
  1. Right-click the messages that you want to report as junk.

  2. Click Report Junk.

  3. If you are sure that you want to submit the messages you selected as junk, click Yes.

    NoteNote:
    If you do not want to receive this confirmation message when submitting junk messages, check Do not prompt for this message again.

The selected messages will be submitted to Microsoft for analysis. To confirm that the messages have been submitted, open your Sent Mail folder to view the submitted messages.

Reporting junk E-mail from within opened messages
  1. From within an opened message, click the Report Junk button on the message ribbon.

  2. If you are sure that you want to submit the selected messages as junk, click Yes.

    NoteNote:
    If you do not want to receive this confirmation message when submitting junk messages, check Do not prompt for this message again.

The selected messages will be submitted to Microsoft for analysis. To confirm that the messages have been submitted, open your Sent Mail folder to view the submitted messages.

 
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