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Help! I Don't Receive the Weekly Newsblast!

Do you get the weekly Newsblast email on Wednesday mornings? Did you subscribe but your service has either never begun or has stopped? The most likely cause is that our messages to you are being caught in your spam filter, sometimes even farther up the line than the folder you may be able to find on your own.

Most of the time, the cure is simple. In tech-talk, it's called "whitelisting" -- the opposite of blacklisting. In simple terms, it means adding our address to your "safe" list of senders, from whom you want to receive mail. You can allow emails from specific addresses to reach your inbox without being placed in your junk or spam folder by whitelisting those email addresses and adding them to a safe senders list.

Each program has different steps for adding an email address to a safe senders list. Please click on the link for the software you have and follow the instructions. The address most likely to land in your Spam system is the one used for the Newsblast: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (You may also want to enter other addresses including This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., if they are not already in your address book.) If, however, you have the option to enter a "domain" please enter @eastportyc.org. Find specific instructions for your email service below:

Still stuck? Contact EYC Communications and we'll do our best to help you out!

Please note: If you have inadvertently (or otherwise) unsubscribed from EYC emails, none of this will work until you resubscribe. Because of anti-spam rules, no one can do this for you, you must do it yourself. Just use the "Subscribe" link at the bottom of any EYC website page and then reply to the automated confirmation email you'll receive as a result.


AOL

  • WebMail
  1. Open the email.
  2. Click on the sender's name and email address.
  3. Click "Add to Address Book" in the window that appears.
  4. Enter any additional information.
  5. Click Save.
  • AOL (version 9.0 or higher)
  1. Copy the "from" address from the latest email (or you can copy the addresses listed above).
  2. In the pop-up box, select Add.
  3. Paste the copied address/type the address required in the Other email field.
  4. Make the newly added address the "Primary email address" by checking the checkbox.
  5. Select Save.
  • AOL 8.0
  1. Select Mail in the Menu on the top of the screen.
  2. Select Mail Controls.
  3. The Mail Control Screen would be displayed. Select Next.
  4. Select Customize Mail Controls for this Screen Name and click Next.
  5. You can select "Allow email from all AOL members, email addresses and domains" (allows all emails).
  6. Select Next until the Save button shows up at the bottom.
  7. Select Save.
  • AOL 7.0
  1. Select Mail in the Menu on the top of the screen.
  2. Select Mail Controls.
  3. The Mail Control Screen would be displayed. Select Next.
  4. Select Customize Mail Controls for this Screen Name and click Next.
  5. In the exclusion and inclusion parameters, include the domain eastportyc.org

BellSouth / AT&T Web Email

  1. Open your mailbox.
  2. Select Options on the top right hand side > Mail Options > Filters > Add Filter.
  3. Select Filters.
  4. Click "Add Filter".
  5. In the top row, labeled From Header, select contains from the pull down menu. Enter the address in the text box next to the pull down menu.
    Example: You can either give a specific email address or use @eastportyc.org or *eastportyc.org to whitelist the domain.
  6. Move down to the bottom where there is the option Move the message to. Select Inbox from the drop-down menu.
  7. Select the Add Filter button once again.

Comcast SmartZone

  1. Click Address Book.
  2. Click "New" and choose "New Contact".
  3. Add the email address and any additional information.
  4. Click Save.

Cox.net Email

  1. Go to WebMail Inbox window.
  2. Click "Preferences".
  3. Under General Email Preferences, click Blocked Senders.
  4. Type in the sender or domain (@eastportyc.org)you wish to allow in the Exceptions List.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Click Save.

EarthLink

  1. Open the Address Book.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Enter the domain (@eastportyc.org).
  4. Click Save.

Entourage

  1. Open the email.
  2. Right-click the sender's email address.
  3. Select "Add to Address Book" in the short-cut menu.
  4. Verify the sender's contact details.
  5. Click Save.

Gmail

To ensure that you receive emails in your inbox, you can add the email address to your contact list. If one of our mails has been moved to the spam folder, you can mark it "Not Spam" to whitelist it.

  1. Select contacts from the options on the left side of the Gmail Inbox.
  2. Select Create Contact on the top menu.
  3. Enter the email address in the primary email box.
  4. Select Save.

MacMail

  1. Open the email.
  2. Ctrl-click the sender's email address and select "Open in Address Book."
  3. Verify the sender's contact details.
  4. Click Save.

McAfee SpamKiller

  1. Click Friends.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Enter the domain eastportyc.org.
  4. Click OK.

MSN

  1. Select Settings: Email | Junk e-mail (bottom left, just above Calendar).
  2. From the E-mail settings screen, select Junk E-mail Guard.
  3. Select Safe List.
  4. Enter the email address.
    Example: You can either enter a specific email address or use *eastportyc.org or @eastportyc.org to whitelist the domain.
  5. Select Add.

Mozilla Thunderbird

  1. Check if your contact's email is in your Junk folder, right-click on the email and choose "Mark As Not Junk".
  2. Click Address Book.
  3. Make sure that the Personal Address Book is highlighted.
  4. Click New Card, the New Card window will display.
  5. Under the Contact tab, copy your contact's "From" address and paste it into the Email dialog box.
  6. Click OK.

Norton AntiSpam

AntiSpam works along with Outlook, Outlook Express, Netscape and Yahoo, MSN/Hotmail to block spam mails before it reaches your inbox. To make sure emails reach you, you can add us to your Personal Friends list or Global Friends list. Here is how you can do that:

  1. Start Norton AntiSpam, select Status & Settings tab.
  2. Select AntiSpam.
  3. Select Configure button - right hand side bottom of the screen.
  4. Select Allowed List tab - second tab on the list of tabs.
  5. Select Add.
  6. Enter email address in the Email address box.
  7. Select OK.

Outlook

  • For 2003, 2007 and Express - Without an example email address in your inbox:

    1. Select Actions from the toolbar at the top of the screen.
    2. Select Junk E-mail.
    3. Select Junk E-mail Options...
    4. Click the Safe Sender tab.
    5. Click Add.
    6. Type in the email address you wish to add to your safe sender list.
    7. Click OK.
  • For 2003, 2007 and Express - With an example email address in your inbox:

    1. Open the email.
    2. In the Toolbar options at the top, click the Safe Lists drop-down.
      Note: This is located in the "Junk Email" section
    3. Select "Add sender to Address book".
    4. Click OK.
  • For 2003, 2007 and Express - To white list an entire domain:
    1. Open the email.
    2. In the Toolbar options at the top, click the Safe Lists drop-down. 
      Note: This is located in the "Junk Email" section
    3. Select "Add Sender's Domain (@eastportyc.org) to Safe Senders List.
    4. Click OK.
  • For 2010
    1. In Outlook, go to the Home tab.
    2. Click the Junk button.
    3. Choose "Junk E-Mail Options" from the drop-down list.
    4. Go to the Safe Senders tab.
    5. Type in either the email address or the domain name (@eastportyc.org) you wish to add.
    6. Click OK.
  • For 2013
  1. In Outlook, go to the Home tab.
  2. Click Junk > Junk Email Options.
  3. Select the Safe Senders Tab and click Add.
  4. In the Add address or domain box, enter the email address or the domain name (@eastportyc.org) you want to whitelist.
  5. Click OK and close the window.
  • Express
    1. In Outlook, go to the Tools menu.
    2. Select "Address Book".
    3. Click New and select New Contact from the drop-down menu.
    4. Type in email address and include any details you want.
    5. Click OK.

Outlook.com (Formerly Hotmail)

  1. Open your Outlook mailbox.
  2. Select Options from the top right (next to the question mark).
  3. Select More options > Safe and blocked senders (under Preventing junk email) > Safe senders.
  4. In the space provided, enter the address.
    Example: You can either enter a specific email address or use *eastportyc.org or @eastportyc.org to whitelist the domain.
  5. Select Add to list.
  6. Ensure the safe mailing lists box has the address you entered, and select OK.

Road Runner

Adding an email address to the safe sender list will add the email to your inbox and future emails will be delivered to the inbox.

  1. Open your Road Runner mailbox.
  2. Open your Junk Mail folder.
  3. Select the email that includes the e-mail address you would like to add as a safe sender.
  4. Click "Mark as Not Spam".

Spam Assassin

  1. Find the spam assassin folder on your hard drive, and open it.
  2. There would be a file named user_prefs. Open it with a text editor (such as Notepad).
  3. If there is no such file, create it, instructions are available at this website.
  4. Make a new line in the file. On that line, enter whitelist_from, followed by the address that you wish to whitelist. To whitelist the domain, enter @eastportyc.org
  5. Save and close the file.

Verizon

  1. Open your Inbox.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Click Block Senders.
  4. Locate the “Safe List”.
  5. Enter the domain @eastportyc.org
  6. Click OK.

Verizon users, please note that Verizon is in the process of phasing out email service @verizon.net. Please watch for a notice from Verizon and follow the instructions either to convert your existing @verizon.net address to AOL (which Verizon now owns), or be sure to let EYC know that you have switched to a different provider such as Gmail or Yahoo.

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Windstream

  1. Click the Settings tab.
  2. Click Messages.
  3. Click Allow and Block Messages.
  4. Select "Advanced Block Senders".
  5. In the Allowed Senders and Domains area type the senders and domains you want to allow.
  6. Click OK.

Yahoo

In Yahoo Mail, your Contacts list is your whitelist. To add the From Address to your Yahoo Contacts:

  1. Open your Yahoo mailbox.
  2. Click the address book icon under the Yahoo! Mail logo. When you roll your mouse over it, it will say Contacts.
  3. Click "New Contact".
  4. Fill in the fields of your Contact.
  5. Click Save.

Mail from this sender should now be delivered to your Inbox.

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