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Forwarding Spam

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New 'Hoo

Forwarding Spam

Hello. I have started forwarding my yahoo emails to another account.

I am surprised to see that emails that end up in he yahoo spam folder are getting forwarded to the other account.

Is this the expected behavior ?
Is this configurable ?

I do not want to forward spam emails of possible ...
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Moderatin' 'Hoo

Re: Forwarding Spam

When you opt to forward your mailbox, your entire mailbox will be forwarded to the next address. You can set up fiters in the address your emails were forwarded to in order to mitigate spam in your inbox. Learn more here.

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Moderatin' 'Hoo

Re: Forwarding Spam

When you opt to forward your mailbox, your entire mailbox will be forwarded to the next address. You can set up fiters in the address your emails were forwarded to in order to mitigate spam in your inbox. Learn more here.

New 'Hoo

Re: Forwarding Spam

Thanks.  I was hoping to leverage the Yahoo spam filters when forwarding, but it appears that this is not how things work.

Mail Pro All-star

Re: Forwarding Spam

When you forward mail everything is sent.

 

If you use POP3 at the other end to receive mail you do not get the spam.

 

You can choose either to forward or use POP3 but not both.

Feel free to reply if my question or answer is not clear. Include @Barkley_Hound in the post.
I do not work for Yahoo and my postings are just my opinion based on experience.