Cactus Spam Filter for Foxmail

By default, Cactus Spam Filter runs seamlessly with Foxmail, no additional settings in your e-mail client are required. Just download and install our spam killer and it will immediately protect your Foxmail inbox.

Moving spam e-mail to a special Foxmail junk folder

E-mails classified as spam will get a tagged subject line. The tag is *** CACTUS SPAM *** and can be used to automatically move such e-mail into a junk folder. To do this you simply will have to add a message rule in Foxmail. Here is a step-by-step guide.

NOTE: there is a space between the asterix and ‘CACTUS SPAM’ (***CACTUS SPAM***) and it’s important that you use them.

1. Start Foxmail.
2. In the menu, select ‘Account->Filter Manager’.
3. Click on ‘New’.
4. Select ‘Location’ to ‘Subject’.
5. Select ‘Contains’ and type *** CACTUS SPAM *** to the right.
6. Click on the ‘Actions’ tab, and select ‘Transfer to’, select the folder.
7. Click Ok.

Training Cactus Spam Filter with e-mails from Foxmail

Cactus Spam Filter offers a feature that will train your filter quickly, instead of having to guide it for every incoming e-mail. If you already have a bunch of good and spam e-mails in your Foxmail e-mail client, you can directly train the filter with these e-mails. Here is a step-by-step procedure to do this.

Cactus Spam Filter V2.00

1. If Cactus Spam Filter isn’t running, start it.
2. Click on the ‘Training’ link in the top menu.
3. Open the training folder by clicking the link ‘Training Folder’.
4. Open Foxmail and select your e-mails.
5. Click on ‘Menu->Export Messages to files’ .
6. Select the Cactus Spam Filter training folder, revealed in step 3.
7. Click ‘Ok’.
8. Now enter the ‘Training Arena’ in Cactus Spam Filter and train the filter.

Cactus Spam Filter versions previous to 2.00

1. If Cactus Spam Filter isn’t running, start it.
2. Click on the ‘Training’ link in the left menu.
3. Open the spam folder by clicking the link.
4. Open Foxmail and select all spam e-mails.
5. Click on ‘Menu->Export Messages to files’ .
6. Select the Cactus Spam Filter spam folder, revealed in step 3.
7. Click ‘Ok’.
8. Repeat step 3-7 for all of your good e-mails.
9. Now click on the ‘Train’ button and wait for the training to complete.