How To Block Junk Mail In Hotmail?

Blocking a junk mail is not difficult in Hotmail if you follow the quick steps given on this page. If you have configured the Hotmail account in Microsoft’s Outlook email client, follow the below-mentioned steps on how to block junk mail in hotmail account.

  • Step 1: Since the blocking feature is not available in the Outlook app, open the default browser on your computer and navigate to the official Outlook webmail site.
  • Step 2: Log in to your Hotmail account with the help of the login credentials.
  • Step 3: Locate the email that you wish to mark as junk.
  • Step 4: Click the checkbox near the email on the Inbox screen.
  • Step 5: Once you have selected the junk email, click the Junk tab next to Archive in the Outlook mailbox.
  • Step 6: Now, the selected email will be moved to the Junk folder.
  • Step 7: Navigate to the left-side panel and give a right-click on the Junk Email folder.
  • Step 8: Select the Empty folder option from the pop-up menu.
  • Step 9: Click OK to confirm your action.
  • Step 10: Now, the Junk folder will be cleared and the selected emails and the recipients will be marked as Spam or Junk.
  • Step 11: To block the junk mail, click the Settings icon at the top-right corner of the screen and select Options from the drop-down menu.
  • Step 12: Navigate to the left-side panel and click the Junk Email folder.
  • Step 13: Select the Filters and Reporting submenu and go to the right side of the window.
  • Step 14: On the Filters and Reporting screen, click the Exclusive radio button underneath Choose a junk email filter.
  • Step 15: This will block the junk emails on your Hotmail account.
  • Step 16: Once it is done, you won’t receive any emails from the recipients marked as Spam.
  • Step 17: Click the Save button at the top of the Filters and Reporting screen to save the changes.
  • Step 18: If you have difficulties on how to block junk mail in Hotmail account, click the Call button available on this screen to contact our technical support team for remote assistance.