Enable or disable anti-spam policies

Modified on Fri, 23 Sep 2022 at 03:14 PM

You can't disable the default anti-spam policy.

  1. In the Microsoft 365 Defender portal at https://security.microsoft.com, go to Email & CollaborationPolicies & RulesThreat policiesAnti-spam in the Policies section. To go directly to the Anti-spam policies page, use https://security.microsoft.com/antispam.

  2. On the Anti-spam policies page, select a policy with the Type value of Custom anti-spam policy from the list by clicking on the name.

  3. At the top of the policy details flyout that appears, you'll see one of the following values:

    • Policy off: To turn on the policy, click Turn on icon. Turn on .
    • Policy on: To turn off the policy, click Turn off icon. Turn off.
  4. In the confirmation dialog that appears, click Turn on or Turn off.

  5. Click Close in the policy details flyout.

Back on the main policy page, the Status value of the policy will be On or Off.

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