White List

How to Whitelist a Sender

To make sure Gmail never filters as spam mail from a certain contact or domain:

  • Follow the Settings link in Gmail.
  • Go to Filters.
  • Click Create a new filter.
  • Type the desired email address under From:.
    • To whitelist an entire domain (all mail from an address ending in “about.com“, for example), type the just the domain name or the domain name preceded by ‘@’. To whitelist “about.com“, for instance, type “@about.com” (not including the quotation marks).
    • You do not have to create a separate filter for each address. Separate addresses with ‘|’ in the From: field instead. To whitelist both “jenny@example.com” and “jelani@example.com“, enter “jenny@example.com|jelani@example.com“, for example.
  • Click Next Step ››.
    • You can click Test Search before, of course, to make sure you did not mistype.
  • Make sure Never send it to Spam is checked.
  • Click Create Filter.



MSN, Hotmail, Windows Live
How to Whitelist a Sender

Question: How Do I Whitelist An Email Sender or Domain In Hotmail Live, Windows Live, MSN?

Missing important emails because they end up in your spam folder? You may need to “whitelist” the sender or an entire domain name. Here are steps for how to whitelist email in Hotmail Live, Windows Live and MSN to ensure you get your important newsletters, announcements, updates, etc.


To whitelist email senders and domains in Hotmail Live, Windows Live or MSN, you can do one of two things:

  • Check The Junk Folder: If email from “a Sender you want to whitelist is in this folder, click Show content to view the body of the email. Click Mark as safe. The Sender will now be added to your list of Safe senders.
  • Manually Add to Safe List: Click Options in the upper right corner of your Hotmail screen. In the body of the page under Junk e-mail click the link Safe and blocked senders. Click the link Safe senders. Enter the email address you want to whitelist. Click Add to list.