Gmail spam filter and topic reply notifications

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Re: Gmail spam filter and topic reply notifications

Postby deliquium » 2 Dec 2020, 11:40am

deliquium wrote:Same problem here - and even following Gmail's suggestion to create a filter that is supposed to stop mbadmin@cyclinguk.org forever going to the Gmail spam folder - doesn't work either.


Well, the Gmail filter I applied (see image) now appears to be working (or I was confused/lying/misleading when previously posting ^ :roll: ), as I received email notification for this and another topic and neither went automatically to the Spam folder :D
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Re: Gmail spam filter and topic reply notifications

Postby Samuel D » 2 Dec 2020, 12:14pm

Thanks for the suggestion, deliquium. I’ve now attempted to set this up (by selecting an email from the CyclingUK notifier in my Spam folder in Gmail, clicking the three vertical dots to the right of the time it was sent, and then selecting “Filter messages like this” – in case anyone else was wondering). Fingers crossed.

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Re: Gmail spam filter and topic reply notifications

Postby deliquium » 2 Dec 2020, 4:29pm

Can confirm that the Gmail filter, as detailed above is allowing notifications from the forum to reach my Gmail inbox + successfully reaching my Apple Mail also :D

(maybe it's not a bad thing that people like Google et al, keep us on out toes with their quiet changes? As long as there's a simple solution :wink: )
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Re: Gmail spam filter and topic reply notifications

Postby Samuel D » 2 Dec 2020, 4:51pm

Thanks for finally giving my new filter something to do, deliquium! Ha ha.

Works for me too, though I get an obnoxious warning that I’m only seeing the message because of my filter, so on my head be it. Thanks, Google.

On the plus side, while fooling around with this filter I took the opportunity (in Settings > Labels and Settings > Chat and Meet) to hide all the clutter that had gradually crept into the left panel of my Gmail web interface. You know, Hangouts, Snoozed (eh?), Scheduled (I make a point of living a scheduleless life, near as I can), all those priority labels I never bothered to figure out, All Mail (wot?), etc.

My left panel now looks like this and reminds me of the good old days when I knew what the heck was going on and where my data was:

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One reason I wasn’t seeing these messages in Spam was that my whole Spam folder was burried under the nonsense I’ve now removed, below the fold so to speak. Fixed.