Block Senders Domain in Junk
When getting lots of junk email with same domain name(with different email accounts) it would be great if we get an option to block senders domain. We can edit the blocked senders , but its again a tedious process and we may end up doing this daily. Adding a button on Junk so we can block the senders domain right away would be an easier way to tackle this menace.
Annette Marks commented
Add to the list of domains '.icu' or enable user to add this manually to the list.
I would like to select a series of emails and block the rementente of all.
Bloquear um domínio. Temos a opcao de nao bloquear um domínio. Acho interessante a opção de bloquear o domínio também.
Block a domain. We have the option of not blocking a domain. I find it interesting to block the domain as well.
Stewart Berman commented
The list should also include an additional option - a textbox with the senders email address that you could edit and then click block.
Stewart Berman commented
>reference to Outlook 2016, this has been an issue for a long, long time
Actually we are at Outlook 2019 and it is still a problem.
Daniel SAINSON commented
The domain name is no longer sufficient to filter spam.
Need to introduce the joker? to better filter.
Today, for example, we are receiving from @abc.shopping.com, tomorrow @abd.shopping.com, next week @bcd.shopping.com, etc…
A @???.shopping.com filter would filter effectively
Le nom de domaine n’est plus suffisant pour filtrer le courrier indésirable.
Il faut introduire le joker ? pour mieux filtrer.
Aujourd’hui, par exemple, on reçoit de @abc.shopping.com, demain @abd.shopping.com, la semaine prochaine @bcd.shopping.com, etc…
Un filtre @???.shopping.com permettrait de filtrer efficacement.
I've NEVER found it more useful to block an individual sender than the entire domain.
For awhile now I have been getting repeat spam. A feature to completely stop a domain or email address even entering junk or bin. At the moment the only feature is all junk mail will go in bin or junk mail folder. Possibly it could even reply with this email is no longer available, something along those lines.
Also a spam community where we could in-put junk addresses to a community and import them to our block recipients. Also a feature where I can leave outlook running in background while computer is sleeping. This help stop junk getting through to my smart phone.
It would make blocking unwanted e-mails if the block sender option in the 'Junk Mail Options would allow something like someone@* or *@domain name. in the last week I have received 20 junk e-mails from the same name with different domain names.
IF MS doesn't allow easier way to block a domain then others will do it. I really believe some domains are NOT blocked since they are MS customers paying more than we pay. IF it is a fact it is only a matter of time before another vendor fills the void and bye bye to those that don't have such features.
Lilith Costas commented
Make "block user's domain" a right-click option. "It's not there because someone might click it by accident" is the lamest excuse I can think of not to do something. Just do it already!
Chuko Itoje commented
Users should be given an option to add this feature via a checkbox in Options instead of targeting everyone. Not every user is stupid enough to block important domains.
Swithin Chandler commented
"You had this feature...and removed it. And I think it was a good trade-off" -- Some Microsoft Program Manager. (Paraphrased from a comment below.)
Disagree. Try this: Add a checkbox labelled "Enable domain blocking on Junk Mail context menu" under File-->Options--Mail-->Other. Alternatively, you could label it, "Take off the training wheels. I'm a big boy now." The intelligent people who can use this feature safely, will figure out this setting, and the numbskulls that would block their own company's domain or gmail.com, won't.
When junk mail is received, you can right-click and block sender, but if you want to block the whole domain you have to click through to junk mail options, then blocked senders, then "add", then manually type in the domain.
Personally, I'm seeing more and more spammers trying to get around the "easy" block sender filter by sending each new email from a different address at the same domain. The typical user will just block each one, and continue to get all future emails. I don't think the typical user knows how to block a domain anyway, it isn't intuitive to find.
My suggestion is to add one additional item in the right-click drop-down on the main inbox view, right after the block sender:
Junk: Block Sender
That is far more intuitive, and ultimately will do more to help the end user avoid spam.
The 1024 Lmit is indeed insufficient
I could't agree more
Pls increase the max no. of blocked email sites that we are allowed to have. 1024 as a max is ridiculous in this high-tech age, unless you guys are a pawn of advertisers.
Why hasn't any action been taken on this very important feature?
This is particularly important because many of the spammers just randomly generate the mailing names but they all come from the same domain. I keep blocking individual addresses but it does little good and just takes up memory space.
Allowing the blocking of a domain would really fix this.