How to Whitelist the Mac Help For Mom Newsletter

To ensure that the email I send you ends up in your inbox, and isn’t mistakenly sent to the junk (or spam) folder, please whitelist the newsletter@machelpformom.com email address.

Below is information on how to whitelist the Mac Help For Mom Newsletter with:

Even if your ISP or email program is not listed, with these instructions you should be able to figure out how to whitelist the newsletter email address at any ISP or with any email program.

Also, if you find email from newsletter@machelpformom.com in your spam or junk folder, please take that opportunity to tell your mail program that it is not spam by hitting the “not spam”, “not junk” or similar button, as that will train your program to whitelist it.

AOL

To add newsletter@machelpformom.com to your AOL address book:

1. Open a Mac Help For Mom Newsletter and then click the ‘This Is Not Spam’ button
2. Click the Mail menu and select Address Book
3. Wait for the Address Book window to pop up, then click the ‘Add’ button
4. Wait for the Address Card for New Contact window to load
5. Paste newsletter@machelpformom.com into the ‘Other E-Mail’ field
6. Make the newsletter “From” address, newsletter@machelpformom.com, the Primary E-Mail address by checking the appropriate box
7. Click “Save”

Yahoo!

To whitelist newsletter@machelpformom.com with Yahoo!, you will need to set up a “filter” after first taking the following steps:

1. If you find email from newsletter@machelpformom.com is going to your Yahoo! bulk folder, open it and click “Not Spam”
2. Be sure that the address newsletter@machelpformom.com is not in your “Blocked Addresses” list. If newsletter@machelpformom.com is on your “Blocked Addresses” list, select it and click “Remove Block”

Now to create the filter:

3. Open your mail and click on “Mail Options” in the upper right hand corner
4. Select ‘Filters’ (in the bottom left corner)
5. On the Filters page, click “Add”
6. Select the “From header:” rule, and add “contains” and newsletter@machelpformom.com, which tells the system to put email with newsletter@machelpformom.com in your inbox and not the bulk folder.
7. Click the “Choose Folder” pull down menu and select ‘Inbox’
8. Pick the Add Filter button

Hotmail

To whitelist the newsletter address with Hotmail you will need to add newsletter@machelpformom.com to your Hotmail Safe List. Here’s how:

1. First, if you find a Mac Help For Mom Newsletter in your Hotmail junk folder, open the email and click “Not Junk”
2. Next, check to see if if the email address newsletter@machelpformom.com is on your Blocked Senders list. If you find newsletter@machelpformom.com on your Hotmail blocked senders list, select it and click on the “Remove” button.
3. Next, open your mailbox and click “Options” in the upper right hand corner
4. At the top of the page, click on the “Junk E-mail Protection” link
5. Next, click on “Safe List”, which is down near the bottom
6. Copy and paste newsletter@machelpformom.com where it says “Type an address or domain”
7. Click the “Add” button

Gmail

1. First, if you find a Mac Help For Mom Newsletter in your Gmail spam folder, select the newsletter email and click the “Not Spam” button
2. Next, open a Mac Help For Mom Newsletter
3. Click on the little down-pointing-triangle-arrow next to “Reply”:
4. Click “Add Mac Help For Mom Newsletter to Contacts list”

Microsoft Outlook

1. On the Tools menu, click Options
2. On the Preferences tab, click Junk E-mail
3. On the Safe Senders tab, click Add
4. Add newsletter@machelpformom.com where it says “Add address”
5. Click OK

Thunderbird

To whitelist in Thunderbird, you will need to add newsletter@machelpformom.com to your address book, and then set up your Thunderbird Junk Mail Controls to whitelist your address book.

1. First, if you find email from newsletter@machelpformom.com in your Junk folder, right-click on the newsletter email and choose “Mark as Not Junk”
2. Next, click the Address Book button
3. Highlight the Personal Address Book
4. Click on “New Card”
5. In the “Contact” tab of the new card, copy and paste newsletter@machelpformom.com to the email dialog box
6. Click “Ok”
7. Next, to whitelist your address book, select “Tools > Junk Mail Controls” from the drop down menu
8. Update the “White Lists” module under the “Settings” tab by selecting “Personal Address Book” from the drop down menu, and then check the box next to “Do not mark messages as junk mail”
9. Click “Ok”

Apple Mail for OS X

1. First, if email from newsletter@machelpformom.com ends up in your junk folder, highlight or open it and click “Not Junk” at the top of your screen.
Then:
2. Go to Mail > Preferences from your Mail menu
3. Go to the Rules tab
4. Select Add Rule
5. Give this rule a name such as “Mac Help For Mom”
6. Create a rule that says “If any of the following conditions are met: ‘From’ ‘Contains'” and then paste in “newsletter@machelpformom.com”
7. From the actions, select ‘Move message’ to mailbox ‘Inbox’.
8. Click “OK”

Postini

You do not need to whitelist email from Mac Help For Mom in Postini unless you find it trapped in the “Junk” area by Postini.

1. Log into your Postini account
2. Look to see if any email from newsletter@machelpformom.com is listed in your Junk area
3. If you find email from newsletter@machelpformom.com in the Junk area, check the check box next to the email from newsletter@machelpformom.com
4. Click the “Deliver Selected” link at the very top of the Junk screen
5. On the next screen, click the “Approve Sender” check box next to the email from newsletter@machelpformom.com
6. Click the “Approve Selected Senders” button