Hotmail has many options available for incoming receiving messages or emails. You can make your inbox look clean by enabling the email filter that will automatically separate the emails that contains spam. In case you still have a spam email in your inbox you can always move it to the spam folder by simply dragging it to Spam or if you got your important email in spam filter you can easily get it back to your inbox by removing the spam mark from it. To create a custom spam folder in Hotmail you can easily navigate to the Options tab available in the left panel of the site.
Its nice to have all your important and spam emails in a total separate folder which you can easily do in Microsoft Hotmail Live account, it can be confusing for new users but don’t worry its not very difficult thing to do. To prevent your inbox from being spammed Microsoft Live automatically enables spam filters for some, still you can make your folder too.
Enabling Hotmail Email Filter
- Select “Options” from the left sidebar in the drop down menu.
- Under the section “Customize Your Mails”, choose automatically detect SPAM emails there.
- In the next step, Click on the New filter option there.
- After that select the prescribed email filter which you want to enable.
- Choose some email which you want to put in the filtered folder there, from now Hotmail also will automatically checking spam emails for you.
Setting this up, makes your work or inbox look more clear and clean. And also save you from being hijacked by email spam.
Enabling this step makes your inbox clean in many ways. Suppose, you want to create a filter that will detect Facebook notifications or messages and put them in a separated created folder for Facebook. You can also do this to the promotions, newsletters or subscriptions that you get from many social profile websites. Also you can make a separate folder for your Family, Friends or other groups that you want to. You can also use this tool to mark spam emails in bulk and send them in Trash folder all at once. Like we have said above its a great tool with many advantages for you by enabling this filter feature in your Hotmail account.