After improving their security features few weeks back, GMail now provides its users a white list for messages from certain email addresses that should never be sent to the spam folder. I have no complaints on the spam filter of GMail, since it catches all the spam perfectly enough. But on occasions it will manage to take a “goodâ€ message and put it in the spam folder. If you’re expecting a message, it’s especially frustrating when it gets caught and you don’t think to go check the spam folder. Those days are over because now GMail has added a new filter option to “Never send it to Spam.â€
Here’s how you create a filter with the option to “Never send it to spamâ€:
- Log in to your Gmail account and click “settingsâ€
- Next, click the “filtersâ€ tab and click “Create a new filterâ€
- Specify the criteria that will be used for determining what to do with a message like who it’s from, who it’s to, the subject, etc. and then click “Next Stepâ€
- Choose your action – this is where you can select the option to never send it to spam. For example, in step three I entered Ryan’s email address in the “from fieldâ€ and then chose my action to be “Never send it to Spam.â€ Anytime I receive a message from Ryan, I am now guaranteed that it will never end-up in my spam folder.