Re: Spam filter for pop accounts
- --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, "mailzentrale" <starlightgroup@...> wrote:
>I agree 110%. I love the way Gmail handles POP accounts. However,
> And please give us a "pop mail fetcher" that will automatically check
> pop3 accounts for new mails every hour or so (shorter period like 5
> minutes for Mail Plus users).
> --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, Hank Anderson <hankanderson@> wrote:
> > I have two non-Yahoo pop accounts that I had set up for Yahoo to
> check. For various reasons, they receive a lot of spam.
> Unfortunately, non-Yahoo pop accounts aren't run through Yahoo's spam
> filter and it was creating a lot of problems, manually going through
> and deleting the spam to find the important emails.
> > Out of desperation, I have now moved those accounts to the gmail
> account that I kept just for kicks. Amazingly, gmail runs all the
> accounts it checks through their spam filters. Now my spam problems
> on those accounts are virtually non-existent. The problem is that
> that is really the only thing I like about gmail. In fact, I don't
> find much about gmail that I like at all. I much prefer the Yahoo
> interface and capabilities and will maintain my yahoo account as my
> primary email, but I will be forced to use to gmail for non-Yahoo
> > The point is that I would like to beg, plead, whatever that Yahoo
> mail begin running non-Yahoo pop accounts through the Yahoo spam
> filters (which works quite well with my Yahoo mail account). If that
> was done, I could move all my accounts back to Yahoo which would be
> my great preference. Thanks!
> > Hank
Yahoo Mail does a better job with everything else. This is one area
that the Y! Beta should really look into. There might be a a number
of users who would be willing to pay for it as a premium feature.