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Old 05-12-17, 21:23
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I donít know if those of us who Gmail find your Spam folder a endless amount of Spam I get in my spam folder I am thinking of using a lesser known email client to see if I get less Spam any suggestions.
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Old 05-12-17, 23:09
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I have two Gmail accounts but get no Spam. Just lucky I guess.
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I get some spam on Gmail, but not a huge amount - any thing from about 2 or 3 up to around 11 or 12. I rarely get any at all on Outlook.com even though it's not 'lesser known', so that may be worth a look um_please:

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Old 06-12-17, 08:03
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Default Re: Gmail the worse for Spam

I get very little spam with Gmail but I also have an Outlook account which gets a lot of spam emails. My Outlook account is the one I mainly use if I am signing up for online accounts and may be the reason for this. I think it is more a case of where your account is exposed to which dictates the amount of spam you receive. You just have to try and be careful where you use your email to try and minimise the risk. The good point is the fact that any email account correctly identifies spam and segregates it which most of the 'big' providers do very well. You can tweak the spam settings in with your account but some spam is inevitable no matter which service you use.
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The good point is the fact that any email account correctly identifies spam and segregates it which most of the 'big' providers do very well.
This is true. It's very rare that I either get spam in my inbox or things which should be in my inbox put in spam in any of my email accounts.
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I don’t know if those of us who Gmail find your Spam folder a endless amount of Spam I get in my spam folder I am thinking of using a lesser known email client to see if I get less Spam any suggestions.
I have put up this thread on that very subject And like the others here, am down to almost zero Spam with studying the client side filter controls
And another account elsewhere to divert to or from (Or use as a "Mirror") is a good plan, also as a filter or Archive "dump" you'll be Double Filtered by Both of the Server side Spam Filters as well as your own Filter setup/Routing
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