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unwanted email messages

Is it possible to set up a list of email senders so that messages from them are blocked before they are depositied on the IMAP server?

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Re: unwanted email messages

Comcast doesn't support a blacklist or whitelist function per se.  But you can set up filters to discard emails from a given sender before you see them.  From your Inbox page go to Preferences>>>>>>>Email>>>>>>Email Filters and follow the prompts.




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Re: unwanted email messages

I found a solution by creating a rule for each unwanted spam sender by 1. copying the sender's email address to a text editor (Notepad); 2. selecting only the portion of the address with the sender's company name and copying it (ctrl>C); 3. Checking the option "with specific words in the  sender's address" . 4. Selecting the link "specific words" and pasting that information  into the "specify a word or phrase...." text box on the dialog box then clicking the "Add" button; 5. Click OK; 6. Click "next"; 7. Select the Permanently discard option; 8. click "Yes" and then finish the sequence to return ot the inbox.

I can put any number of spammers into a single rule by separating each of the terms added from the next spammer with a comma.

All the irritating junk now disappears before I see it.

This doesn't help the band width issue but it certainly reduces my aggrevation level.