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Stopping messages from going to Spam in Google Mail

Copy the indicated text

For this example, the organization representatives have agreed to include the following text in the messages they send out:

[Tour Guides]

Copy that text.

Copy the indicated text

Filter Messages like this.

1) Click the drop-down menu in the message, and choose "Filter messages like this"

Filter Messages like this.

Clear the From line

We don't want to filter new messages based on the sender, but rather the subject line.

Clear the From line

Paste [Tour Guides] into the Subject line

Paste [Tour Guides] into the Subject line

Create filter with this search

Create filter with this search

Enter a new label name

1) Enter Name.
2) Click Create.

Enter a new label name

Create Label

1) Check Apply the label:
2) Click Choose label . . . 
3) Select New label . . .

Create Label

Build the rest of your filter

1) Check Never send it to Spam
2) Check Always mark it as important
3) Check Also apply filter to x matching conversations.
4) Click the Create filter button

Build the rest of your filter

Find the Lable List in Google Mail.

Next, add some color to your label

Find the label in your label list in Google Mail. Hover over the name, and click on the little triangle that pops up.

Next, add some color to your label

Choose a color

From the Label name, select Label color, then click on the color (you can change this at any time).

Choose a color

Enjoy your newly labeled messages

All future messages that have [Tour Guides] in the subject line will get that label

All future messages that have [Tour Guides] in the subject line will get that label