How to Stop Spam With Yahoo Mail

Spam or junk mail can blight any email inbox to such an extent that it’s difficult to find the legitimate emails that you need to access. Yahoo! Mail users can cut down on spam by using the service’s SpamGuard feature that filters junk email out of your inbox and deposits it in a dedicated spam folder. You can stop spam with Yahoo! Mail by customizing the options in SpamGuard.

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Clear spam from your Yahoo! Mail inbox with the SpamGuard feature.

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Open your computer’s Web browser and log in to your Yahoo! Mail account.

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Click “Options” in the top right-hand corner of the Yahoo! Mail screen.

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Select “More Options” and wait for the options screen to load. Click “Spam” in the left-hand menu.

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Click the check-box beside “Automatically Send Suspected Spam to My Spam Folder” to select this option.

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Select additional junk email management measures from the list of options by clicking the relevant check-box. You can reset the junk mail filter, block images in emails and choose how often Yahoo! Mail deletes the contents of the spam folder.

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Click the “Save Changes” to complete the process.