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Junk Mail Filtering in Apple Mail

This article applies to: Apple Mail

Mail is willing to help you weed out the junk mail that makes it past the various levels of spam filtering applied to all messages sent to addresses. It's up to you to decide whether you want this feature turned on and, if so, how aggressively you want it to act.

As delivered, Mail will put what it considers obvious spam in the Junk E-mail folder. You can modify this behavior to suit your personal needs and preferences.

To modify Mail's Junk Mail settings, from Mail's Mail menu, select Preferences. In the dialog box that opens, click Junk Mail.

The various settings are well-documented in Mail's help files. Click the question mark icon at the lower-right to view these descriptions.

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