Delete Spam & Junk Emails Before Reaching Inbox

Spam is a big problem for Internet users and emails spamming is one of the worst. Think about a situation wherein the morning while opening your email account, seeing countless junk messages in the inbox. You may even miss important messages from your real contacts among these useless promotional emails. Since the number of these junk messages are high, you cannot unsubscribe or mark the full emails as spam. Email service providers have an option to delete those emails before they come to your inbox. This guide tells how to delete all the junk emails based on any of the following conditions before reaching the inbox.
  1. Address of the sender

  2. The subject of the mail

  3. Specific words in the mail

In Gmail, we need to create a filter to sweep out all the junk emails satisfying the conditions which are set. After creating the filter we can set the result as delete all the emails satisfy the condition before coming to the inbox. To perform this follow the steps below.
  1. Log on to your Gmail account

  2. Click on Settings

  3. Click on Filters tab

  4. Now click on Create a New Filter

  5. Set filter criteria

    Here you can set the criteria for your filter. You can set it on the basis of sender email address, the subject of the mail or specify the keywords. After setting this, click next.

  6. Now check to Delete it and Also apply a filter to X conversations below
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  7. Click on Create Filter

Now onwards the emails which come under filter criteria will be deleted before coming to your inbox. If you apply a filter to the emails already in the inbox, they too will be removed.

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