How to Add a Sender to the Safe Senders List in Microsoft Outlook?

One thing that can happen when using Microsoft Outlook is that some important messages will be directed to the Junk Email Folder. As a business, is something that you want to avoid at all costs. Otherwise you could end up missing important messages from new and potential customers because not many people bother going through junk mail. The good news is that you can add addresses to the Safe Senders list.  Doing this ensures that messages from these addresses do not automatically get discarded. 

Adding addresses to the Safe Senders list in Outlook 365 

The following is how to add an email address to the safe senders list in Microsoft Outlook 365;  

  1. Open Outlook and click on the Settings icon.  
  2. Scroll down and click on View all Outlook settings 
  3. Click on Junk email
  4. Now you need to go to Safe senders and domains. Click on the Add button there.  
  5. Type in an email address and press on enter on your keyboard.  
  6. Click on the Save button.  


Adding Safe Senders in Outlook for desktop 

The above instructions highlighted how to add email addresses to the Safe Senders list in Outlook 365. But what if you are using the desktop version of Outlook? The following is how you can add an address to Safe senders;  

  1. Log into Outlook on your desktop.  
  2. On the Home Tab, click on Junk to the top left of the Access toolbar.   
  3. Click on Junk Email Options 
  4. Next, click on Safe Senders 
  5. Click on the Add button and type in the address that you wish to add to the safe list.  
  6. Click on the OK button and then click on Apply.  

Why add an address to the Safe Senders list?  

That’s the process of adding people to Safe Senders in Outlook for desktop and in Outlook 365. But why would you do this? We have already given some of the reasons.  

A lot of time messages get directed to the Junk folder even when they are important. If you are like the majority of people out there, it’s likely that you seldom open your junk folder.  

That could end up costing you valuable business. If Outlook has been erroneously directing some messages to the junk folder, you will definitely need to take the steps outlined above to ensure that these messages do not get lost.  

You can manage email signatures using Crossware 

Important messages from important companies have one thing in common, they come with email signatures. That’s something that you will confirm if you check within your inbox. Email signatures are there not just for show.  

They offer people who you communicate with additional information about your company. That could be in the form of social media links, your physical address and much more. You can add your logo on there to help cement your brand’s image.  

Email signatures are easy enough to manage for businesses that have one or two employees. However, as your company grows, it can be difficult to make everyone maintains consistency in the application of signatures to emails.  

This is where we come in as Crosswere. We offer one of the world’s most reliable email signature solutions for companies large and small. But what do we have to offer that you cannot do on your own?  

We have already mentioned the issue of consistency. Most businesses have a problem creating signatures that work on all devices. With Crossware, you can come up with email signatures that are responsive. It’s something that we have already covered in another article.  

Our platform is easy to use. You can use the drag and drop blocks that are in there to come up with amazing email signatures. Not only that, but there are also a host of templates that you can use as the foundation for your email signature. Take advantage of these and other features by signing up for the Crossware free trial today! 



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