Reduce the Amount of Spam You Receive

Spam is unwanted email messages, also called junk mail. Spam ranges from messages offering stimulating pharmaceuticals — real or fake — to attempts to steal your financial details, passwords, or identity.

Avoiding spam completely is almost impossible, but you can reduce the amount you receive by setting Mail to identify junk mail automatically and by learning to spot identifying features of spam messages.

Reduce the Amount of Spam You Receive

Set Mail to Identify Junk Mail Automatically


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