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Whitelist a Sender or Domain in SpamChoke

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SpamChoke has an impressive collection of filters in place to detect spam and only spam. Still, and in particular when it comes to messages that, from the point of a junk mail filter, are somewhere in between spam and personal messages -- when it comes to newsletters and opt-in marketing messages, SpamChoke also relies on white lists to make sure mail from trusted sources is never marked as spam.

Adding an individual sender or a whole domain to SpamChoke's white list is much easier and faster than writing or reading this or (in particular) the previous sentence. I have whitelisted the "about.com" domain, for example, to make sure all About newsletters come through unhampered.

To whitelist a sender or domain in SpamChoke:

  • Select Options in the SpamChoke window.
  • Click Customize.
  • Select Add.
  • Make sure From is selected under Email header.
  • Type the email address in the Filter text field.
    • To whitelist a domain, you can precede the domain name with '@'.
    • To whitelist the "about.com" domain, for example, type "@aboutguide.com".
  • Make sure Add to White list is selected.
  • Click OK.

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