How to whitelist emails…
And why it is so important!

Getting your e-mail messages opened and read is extremely important for the success of your email marketing program. Therefore whitelisting is a necessary part of a strong email strategy, and it is worth the efforts, both in time and money. In this article we will go through how to whitelist emails.

How to whitelist emails

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Your emails may contain the latest knowledge in your industry, product updates, great deals, or other important information. But if your emails do not come through to your recipient's inbox, all your work is wasted, because the information never reaches the recipient.

How to whitelist emails... SEOZEEK would like to help your emails come through to your recipients and land in the inbox. Therefore, we've made an overview of several popular Internet Service Providers and email companies, on how your recipients can whitelist you in the current email client they use.

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How to whitelist web-based emails

Whitelist AOL Mail:

  1. Click Contacts in the right toolbar.
  2. Click Add Contact.
  3. Enter [email/name] and additional information if you wish.
  4. Click Add Contact button in the popup to finish.

Whitelist Comcast:

  1. Click Preferences from the menu.
  2. Click Restrict Incoming Email.
  3. Click Yes to Enable Email Controls.
  4. Click Allow email from addresses listed below.
  5. Enter [email/name] you want to whitelist.
  6. Click Add.
  7. Click Update to finish.

Whitelist Gmail:

  1. Open an email from the sender that you want to whitelist.
  2. Click on the little down-pointing-triangle-arrow next to “reply.”
  3. Click Add [email/name] to contacts list to finish.

Whitelist Apple Mail:

  1. Click [email] in the header of the message you’re viewing.
  2. Click Add to finish.

Whitelist NetZero:

  1. Click the Address Book tab on the top menu bar.
  2. Click Contacts.
  3. Click Add Contact.
  4. Enter [email] and additional information if you wish.
  5. Click Save to finish.

Whitelist Yahoo!:

  1. Open the email message from the sender you want to add to your address book.
  2. Click Add to contacts next to [email].
  3. On the Add Contact popup, add additional information if needed.
  4. Click Save to finish.

Whitelist Windows Live Hotmail:

  1. Open an email from the sender that you want to whitelist.
  2. Click Add to contacts next to [email] to finish.

How to whitelist Desktop client emails

Whitelist Microsoft Outlook 2003:

  1. Open the email message from the sender you want to add to your address book.
  2. Right-click Click here to download images in the gray bar at the top of the message.
  3. Click Add Sender to Senders Safe List to finish.

Whitelist Microsoft Outlook 2007:

  1. Right-click on the email you received (in the list of emails).
  2. Click Junk E-mail.
  3. Click Add Sender to Safe Senders List to finish.

Whitelist Microsoft Outlook 2010:

  1. Click the Home tab.
  2. Click Junk.
  3. Click Junk E-mail Options.
  4. Click Safe Senders.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Enter [email] and additional information if you wish.
  7. Click OK to finish.

Whitelist Mac Mail:

  1. Click Address Book.
  2. Click File.
  3. Click New Card.
  4. Enter [email] and additional information if you wish.
  5. Click Edit to finish

Whitelist Mozilla Thunderbird for PC:

  1. Click Address Book.
  2. Make sure Personal Address Book is highlighted.
  3. Click New Card. This will launch a New Card window that has 3 tabs: Contact, Address & Other.
  4. Under Contact, enter [email] and additional information if you wish.
  5. Click OK to finish.

Whitelist Mozilla Thunderbird for Mac:

  1. Click Address Book.
  2. Make sure Personal Address Book is highlighted.
  3. Click New Card. This will launch a New Card window that has 3 tabs: Contact, Address & Other.
  4. Under Contact, enter [email] and additional information if you wish.
  5. Click OK to finish.

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