often do you check your mail box and you have more mail than any
other type of mail. If you are tired of receiving junk mail,
you might want to contact the Stop Junk Mail
Call the Stop Junk Mail Association at 1-800-827-5549. Good luck
getting through, but it is worth the trouble.
Junk Email can
be very annoying, also. Most frequent users of the internet,
do not open email from people they do not know anyway (they are
afraid of receiving a virus). Some
junk email comes with unsubscribe instructions. Weigh your
options and consider the following.
If there is
ever a box that says click this button to be deleted from a mailing
list , especially if you did not subscribe to it in the first place,
consider ignoring the request. There are companies send out a
ton of blanket emails to various email combinations and when they
get a response, they know they have a valid email address. You
may wind up with lots more email by doing so. Think
about it carefully before you do this.
But if you work in
Outlook (and some other services have this feature, as well), you
can do some things to avoid getting junk email. Follow the
steps that follow if
you receive your email via Outlook 98 or higher:
Junk email to turn feature on.
the junk email comes into your mailbox:
on it, and click Junk email.
Add to Junk Senders List.
on drop-down box to create a rule that will automatically send
anything from that address to the Deleted Items folder.
delete someone from the Junk Senders list:
within the Inbox, click Tools/Organize/Junk
the bottom of the resulting dialog box, click to see more options
(see light gray text).
Edit Junk Senders.
the desired email address.
email services have ways of getting rid of junk email.
Contact your service if you have trouble finding this feature and
they can tell you what to do.