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My emails to Gmail accounts are going to junk folder immediately


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8:29 pm on Jul 17, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Whenever I send an email to a gmail account, the email goes to the junk folder. Why is this the case?

I am afraid that in the past, my email address was being used by some Canadian pharmacies to send SPAM. If you looked at the message header though, you could see that I never sent these messages out. Is Google penalizing me for SPAM that I did not send out? How can I fix the issue?


8:49 pm on Jul 17, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Of course, your email could be on a blacklist. But there are other possible problems. Do you always send out the same email, say, a confirmation email for example? That could be detected as spam by some filters, even more so if someone once flagged it as spam.

In case of the blacklist: contact google. at least try.
In case of same email: change it and see what happens.

You could also try to implement SPF and the like, which might give you a boost in trust, thus making it less probable to be considered a spammer.


7:29 am on Jul 24, 2008 (gmt 0)

5+ Year Member

There possibly has the settings to set the keywords to be directly go into the inbox

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