Yahoo Mail spam filter failure is the situation when spam emails escape from the filter and reach out to the inbox. Commonly, nowadays it is a quite common situation for Yahoo users across the world. On the other hand, usually, spam emails are in bulk and the situation has become a nightmare when you are not able to differentiate between spam emails or genuine emails. There are a couple of reasons that are responsible for the Yahoo mail spam filter is not working issue.
Empty filters or filters without rules:
- If you have created an empty filter or filter without any rules in your Yahoo Mail account, it will affect your account in a below-mentioned manner:
- Deliver emails sent by an email address with empty characters to the inbox of your Yahoo Mail account
- In case, you have positioned the empty filter at the top of the filter list, the rules of the rest of the filters will be voided and messages will be sent to the inbox instead of the relevant folder
Conflicting Filter Rules
- It is advisable to not use negative criteria like “does not contain” with positive criteria such as “begins with”
- Also, make sure not to have a conflicting filter above a filter which isn’t functioning
- In case you have set multiple criteria in your filter, the said filter will apply all of the rules which you defined to check which message to filter
- If you wish to filter all emails that contain either Criteria A or Criteria B, it is recommended to create 2 filters
Filter Limitations for POP Accounts
- Settings filter to another folder will block your email client from downloading them
- Email clients by using POP download emails from the inbox folder only
These are a simple and easy method to fix this issue and if you are facing any issue or need any help, then, in that case, it is recommended to get in touch with the technical experts at Yahoo Support UK. The teams are available 24×7 to help you in any manner they can. The technical experts are and have knowledge of all issues so there are no such errors that cannot be fixed by them. Just call them anytime and get all your Yahoo related errors resolved in the shortest time frame.