How to Enable Spam Filters From cPanel to Reduce Incoming spam?

In order to filter out unwanted messages/spams, you can activate the Spam Filters anti-spam tool from cPanel.

  1. Log into cPanel.

  2. Under Email Section, Click on Spam Filters.


    Spam Filters will be disabled by default so you will need to enable it. To do so, Enable Process New Emails and Mark them as Spam option.

    Under the Filters section, you would see Auto-Delete Spam. Enabling this option, you can automatically delete those messages whom Spam Filters marks as spam. i.e., with a Spam score of “5” or higher will be deleted. You can set the spam score from the Spam Threshold Score. Default and Recommended Spam score is "5."

  3. Click on the show additional configurations option to Whitelist/Blacklist any of the Email accounts in cPanel Spam Filter.

  • Whitelist an Email account in cPanel using Spam Filter.

       → Click on Edit Spam Whitelist Setting and select Add a new whitelist_from item.
       → Inside whitelist_from, You can do as mentioned below.
       → [email protected] -- If you want to whitelist an email account.
       → *@yourdomain.com -- If you want to whitelist all the email accounts of any domain.

Click on Update whitelist to save the settings.

  • Blacklist an Email account in cPanel using Spam Filter.

       → Click on Edit Spam Blacklist Setting and select Add a new blacklist_from item.
       → Inside blacklist_from, You can do as mentioned below.
       → [email protected] -- If you want to Blacklist an email account.
       → *@yourdomain.com -- If you want to Blacklist all the email accounts of any domain.

Click on Update Blacklist to save the settings.

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