With an Outlook rule to block new emails with specific keywords in body, as long as an email whose body contains one of the specific keywords, it’ll be blocked. But, if you wish to only block the emails whose body contains all the specific keywords, you have to use other ways, such as the means introduced in this article.
If you’ve disabled the native “anti-spam” feature in Outlook, you may opt to apply Outlook rules to automatically block the suspicious emails. For instance, you can create an Outlook rule to auto move the emails which contain specific keywords, like “test”, “sample”, “example”, in body to “Junk E-mail” folder. Then, if a new email’s body contains one of the specific keywords, such as containing “test” in body, the email will be moved. However, generally, you prefer to only block the emails which contain all the specific keywords in body. To achieve that, you have to utilize the other means, such as the following approach – using VBA code.
Auto Block the Incoming Emails Containing All the Specific Keywords in Body
- Firstly, launch Outlook program.
- Then, trigger Outlook VBA editor according to “How to Run VBA Code in Your Outlook“.
- Next, put the following VBA code into the “ThisOutlookSession” project.
Public WithEvents objInboxFolder As Outlook.Folder Public WithEvents objInboxItems As Outlook.Items Public objJunkFolder As Outlook.Folder Private Sub Application_Startup() Set objInboxFolder = Outlook.Application.Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderInbox) Set objInboxItems = objInboxFolder.Items Set objJunkFolder = Outlook.Application.Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderJunk) End Sub Private Sub objInboxItems_ItemAdd(ByVal objItem As Object) Dim objMail As Outlook.MailItem Dim strBody As String If TypeName(objItem) = "MailItem" Then Set objMail = objItem strBody = LCase(objMail.Body) 'Find specific keywords in body If InStr(strBody, "test") > 0 And InStr(strBody, "sample") > 0 Then objMail.Move objJunkFolder 'objMail.Delete ==> delete it End If End If End Sub
- After that, restart Outlook to activate this macro.
- Since then, every time when an incoming mail which contains all the specific keywords arrives in inbox, the email will be auto moved to “Junk Email” folder, as shown in the following screenshot.
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