Re: email service question


I think you wouldn’t have these problems if you used GMail.  Your problem may have nothing to do with messages being filtered as you are discussing it.  It may be that certain domains or addresses are blacklisted by your provider.
As far as GMail and spam is concerned, if you repeatedly tell GMail that new messages are not spam, GMail learns not to send such messages to spam. 
You may find it much easier and less frustrating to deal with spam in this way than to get your other provider to white list domains or addresses that it black listed.

-----Original Message-----
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2021 1:05 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] email service question
The thing is that the messages that I'm worried about don't go into my junk
folder, I don't get them at all, but I know that I'm subscribed to the
newsletters or whatever because after I entered on the subscribe button I got
messages saying thank you for subscribing or subscription successful etc. I mean
that they popped up on my screen, not that they were sent to me.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Monte
Sent: October 25, 2021 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] email service question

Hi John and List,

I am not suggesting that Madison change her email address;  I am suggesting she
set her email filters to none  or at least  a filter setting lower than what she
is currently using.
This may stop some of her mail from being diverted  to her spam or junk folder.
-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of John
Holcomb II
Sent: October 25, 2021 11:43 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] email service question

I've given my email address to many places and people and would have to switch a
lot of things to a different mail address if I went thru and did something like
this though considered it myself.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Monte
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2021 1:24 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] email service question

Hi Madison,

I live next door to you in Sask.
I choose to use sasktel as my I s p and mail server.
I had sasktel set my filters to none.
These days, the amount of truly junk mail I get is less than 1 % with no

Set your mail to no filters and see how things go.  Try it for a week and see
how it is.



-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Madison
Sent: October 25, 2021 10:35 AM
Subject: [TechTalk] email service question

Hi all,
Does anyone know of any email services (if that's even the right word for them,
sorry if it's not) that don't filter messages at all? The reason that I ask is
because I had a gmail account (I actually still have it but I don't use it
anymore) but I stopped using it because I found out how much gmail filters
messages and this annoyed me. I switched back to an account with my ISP, but now
I'm having all kinds of problems with their filtering marking messages that
aren't spam as spam which means that I don't recieve them and now I'm constantly
worrying about whether or not I'll get a message or not and also about what
messages I'm not getting because of their filtering. There are newsletters that
I've signed up for that I'm pretty sure are being marked as spam and so therefor
I'm not getting them, I've added these addresses to my safe senders' list on my
ISP's webmail preferences but this has not solved my problem. When I was
subscribed to these newsletters with my gmail address they'd come through just
fine, but I really want to have all of my emails being sent to one address, I
really don't want to have to have to be checking multiple addresses all the
time. The reason I changed addresses is because I asked my ISP and they told me
that they don't filter to the same extent that gmail does. I totally get that
they need and want to protect people from spam and such, but when you're not
receiving all emails sent to you because they're thought to be spam when they're
not then that's no good either. I've asked them and they say that they can't
turn off the filters (if I have to deal with spam then I really don't care if it
means that it prevents other emails from being marked as spam and therefor I get
them which is all I really want) and I haven't gotten any response from them
when I've asked them to look into emails that aren't spam but are being marked
as such by their filters. This is really frustrating and worrying me and I'm
really not sure what else to do so that's why I'm asking about this. If anyone
is wondering I use the latest versions of Jaws, Office 365 (as I use Outlook to
access my emails) and Windows 10 pro and I don't have any rules or filters set
up in Outlook. Really hope someone has a suggestion, as I really want to do
something about this as it's driving me nuts, please don't tell me to just
unsubscribe from the newsletters. Sorry for such a long message, any
help/suggestions will be very much appreciated!!!! Thanks

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