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Block an email address

I use OE. How do you Block an email address & automatically send them a message saying they are being Blocked?

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OE has "rules"

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But has no feature to do all that you ask. In other words, not a feature of OE.

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Re: blocking

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The first half of your question is easy:
The second half of your question is easy also: use a message rule to send an automatic reply:

But they can't be combined, I'm afraid. So your message rule would be something like:
1. Send the reply
2. Delete the mail
It isn't blocked then. It's received and deleted. But the effect is the same: it's not on your PC (any more).


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If you are talking spam emails

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then I would never reply to those.

Spammers like those who reply. It tells them the email address they just spammed is 'live and active'.

I simply delete the email without reading or previewing it. Eventually they might go away, but if not, I set up a message rule to delete automatically.


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