Can I use filters to block junk mail?

Yes, Yahoo Business Email offers the following ways to help you block junk mail:

If you receive multiple messages from the same source and would like to block the sender, you can set up a filter to match some unique part of the sender's address. Generally a name or a phrase in the body of the message works well, but as long as the sender always uses the same mailing address, filtering based on the Sender: field is very effective. Just set the destination folder to Trash.

Note: Using filters to avoid unwanted mail doesn't actually prevent it from being sent.

You can also use the "Blocked Addresses" feature to automatically delete a sender's messages.
  1. Sign in to your Yahoo Business Email account.
  2. From the main Yahoo Business Mail page, click the Tools (gear) icon link in the upper-right corner of the page.

    Business Email Tools (Gear) Icon
    Business Email Tools (Gear) Icon
  3. Select "Mail Options" from the pull-down menu.

    Business Email Tools Pull-Down: Mail Options
    Business Email Tools Pull-Down: Mail Options
  4. Click the "Blocked Addresses" link located in the left column.

    Mail Options Menu: Blocked Addresses
    Mail Options Menu: Blocked Addresses

  5. Enter the address or domain you would like to block in the "Add a blocked address" field and click the Add (+) button to add the address to the blocked addresses list.

    Blocked Addresses: Add an Address
    Blocked Addresses: Add an Address

Yahoo Business Email allows up to 500 blocked email addresses. Learn more about avoiding spam.

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