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MrSimonB

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Hi
Does anyone know of an email client (ideally for IOS and MAC) that can block the following...

1. Top level domains (ie block all emails from .xyz and not just an exact email address)

And / Or

2. Uses a list of spam words to check against and delete that email if that word is found in the email body (ie if bitcoin is found in the body, delete email)

These things used to be the standard ways of helping us deal with spam, but these days no clients I've tried seem to be able to do it.
Its should be a really simple thing.

Great to hear your feed back
THanks
Simon
 

konqerror

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Filters in the native Mac mail app can accomplish this. Outlook has a TLD domain filter as well, but it's redundant with filters.

The easiest is to create a server-side filter. All major services, including Gmail, Office 365, etc. handle this.
 
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MrSimonB

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Feb 20, 2020
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Hi
Thanks for that fast reply, really appreciate it.
Id be interested if you could actually say how to do it, because ive tried, and i cant do it.
Ideally id rather keep using the Mac IOS apple mail, but im open to swapping to any free email client.

Ive tried Gmail (but that looks like its only usable for gmail email addresses)
tried Edison mail and Airmail, and outlook client
Im also using Thunderbird and I cant do it with that either

When i used to work as an IT guys with mS Exchange etc, it was easy.


UPDATE:
Ive found that in Mac Mail i can setup a rule that checks for the FROM address that ENDS WITH, to deal with TLD's, wonderful, but that isnt possible on IOS apple mail that i can see?

UPDATE 2:
Just been trying to check out IOS Apple Mail solution, cant seem to block TLD's. Icloud server side rules arent an option as its not an icloud email address (hotmail)

UPDATE 3
Ok so ive been adding RULES in outlook.com online version of outlook (web client). Ive added a rule "SENDER ADDRESS INCLUDES" ".space" and an action to move that email to a new folder. But thats still not working, .space TLD's are still going into the junk folder.
 
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posguy99

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UPDATE 3
Ok so ive been adding RULES in outlook.com online version of outlook (web client). Ive added a rule "SENDER ADDRESS INCLUDES" ".space" and an action to move that email to a new folder. But thats still not working, .space TLD's are still going into the junk folder.
Analysis of Junk happens before your user rules. Mark them as non-junk so the algorithm can learn what's good and bad.
 

MrSimonB

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Analysis of Junk happens before your user rules. Mark them as non-junk so the algorithm can learn what's good and bad.
Ok so i mark that spam as not junk, so it moves it to my inbox. now what? I cant exactly run the rules manually to test it.
So you are saying the rules dont run on mail in the junk folder.
 

posguy99

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Ok so i mark that spam as not junk, so it moves it to my inbox. now what? I cant exactly run the rules manually to test it.
So you are saying the rules dont run on mail in the junk folder.
I forward all my Hotmail elsewhere, I don't use the web interface any more, so I can't tell you whether these days it allows you to run rules on already delivered mail.
 
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