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Two Methods of Gmail Whitelisting

If you’re using Google’s Gmail for email, you can ensure that your email is delivered to your inbox by either adding the sending address to your contacts list or by marking any incorrectly filed email as “Not Spam.”

Method 1

Open the latest issue of the email you want to whitelist.

Click the “More” link. It’s a small gray down arrow next to the date and time stamp on the email.

When the extra options are visible, click “Add Sender to Contacts List.”

Method 2

Alternatively, you can just send an email to, and that will add the address to your contacts list automatically.

If one of your emails has been filtered into the spam folder, you can prevent that from ever happening again:

  • First, click on the “Spam” link to open your spam folder.
  • Then, click on the wrongly-filtered email to open it.
  • Click the “Not Spam” button on the top of the email (right next to “Delete Forever”). Then add: