It is easier to get rid of spam email on Gmail and stop such from finding its way into your inbox. One of the default features integrated by email service servers is a response to a spam check. Consequently, Gmail has one of the most accessible built-in spam checking feature. In this post is a quick guide to help users get rid of spam on Gmail.
How to Get rid of Spam email on Gmail account
Step 1. Log in to your Gmail account.
Step 2. Your Gmail account inbox appears, scroll through the options by the left of the dashboard and click on “Spam”.
Step 3. Once the spam folder opens, an option to delete all spam messages will be displayed on the top of the page. Click on it to get rid of spam emails on your Gmail account.
Note, however, that Gmail marks most unidentified emails as well as promotional emails as spam. Therefore, it is necessary to go through the spam folder to mark the important messages which are not spam before taking bulk action.
But what if you notice an important email on the spam folder?
Often you notice emails that do not spam on the spam folder and you start wondering how to move it out of the folder. The good news is this – Gmail makes it easy for users to report such emails as not spam. Here is how to go protect emails from being marked as spam.
Step 1. On the spam folder, click on the email you want to mark as not spam.
Step 2. Once it opens, look on top of the mail and click on the tab that reads “Report as Not Spam”.
Immediately, the email will be moved to your inbox with an option to undo the action displayed below the page.
How to report Spam email on Gmail
Step 1. Go to your Gmail inbox.
Step 2. Click on the square beside the message you want to report as spam.
Step 3. Once it highlights, hover your mouse pointer on the icons that appear on top of the inbox folder and click on the option that reads “Report Spam”
This action will mark the conversation as spam and it will be moved to the spam folder.
Use this process to sanitize your inbox regularly.
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