Modify Blocked Sender and Safe Sender Lists in O365


Beginning on October 6th, Information Services enabled Proofpoint End User Digests for all individuals with an email address. Using links found in the digest, you will be able control the delivery and future behavior of spam messages. You will have the ability to release/deliver legitimate messages from the quarantine, allow senders, and block senders. You can also manage your settings directly via a web application to manually edit senders in your safe and block lists.

For the sake of consistency, we ask that you please remove any safe or blocked senders in O365 and use the End User Digest to control the flow of your mail. 

The following instructions are for how to remove an email address or domain in your Blocked Senders or Safe Senders list for Microsoft 365 accounts. The instructions below only apply to O365 accounts for Faculty and Staff. 

Details / Instructions

Navigate to Junk Email Settings in OWA

  1. Login to the Outlook Web Access with your email address and network password: 
  2. Click the gear-shaped 'Settings' button at the top right corner of the window. 
  3. At the bottom of the menu, select View All Outlook Settings.
  4. From the Settings window, select Junk Email.
  5. Locate the section for Blocked Senders and Domains
  6. To Remove an Address from either the Blocked Senders or Safe Senders List:
  • In the list of addresses under Blocked Senders or Safe Senders, locate the email address or domain that needs to be removed. 
  • Click on the Trash Can (deleted) icon to the right of the address. 
  • Once all changes have been made, click Save at the bottom right corner of the Settings window to save these changes.

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