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How To Configure Email Filters: cPanel


An email filter is a tool used to automatically sort incoming messages in an email account based on specific rules or conditions. It can also be set up to sift through incoming emails to extract, discard, and/or block unsolicited emails or SPAM.


Creating New Email Filters

  1. Log in to your cPanel.
  2. Go to EMAIL section and click Email Filters.
  3. Click Manage Filters for the email address that you want to configure.
  4. Click Create a New Filter to open the Email Filters settings.
  5. Fill out the needed information for the settings.
    Filter Name This will be the name of the filter you will create.

    NOTE: Make sure you choose a unique filter name you have not used before.

    Rules This will set the conditions of your filter. Select the field where you want to set the condition and then enter the value, characters, or words you want to set for it.

    ex. Subject contains spam.
    Screenshot of CD Email Exchange Configure Email Filters in cPanel Set Rules Section
    Actions The action you want to implement if the email you receive meets the rules you have specified above.

  6. Click Create to save the settings.
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