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Spam Quarantined Email

Microsoft 365 email has filters to protect users from spam and malicious emails like phishing scams.

Messages caught by the filters are placed in quarantine for Fairleigh Dickinson University and its users’ protection. Users will receive a Spam Notification message once a day, notifying them of any messages placed in quarantine. Any legitimate mail caught by mistake can be released directly from this message or from the quarantine portal.

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Mail left in quarantine will automatically be deleted after 15 days.

Handling Quarantined Email

Legitimate messages placed in quarantine may be released into your inbox in one of two ways:

  1. From the daily spam notification email message

If you receive mail that has been placed in quarantine, you’ll receive an email message from The message will look like the one below:


You will only receive an email if you have items in quarantine.

The following options will be available to you by clicking the respective links in the email notification or you can choose to do nothing.

  • Review Message – go to the Microsoft 365 Security & Compliance Center to review it
  • Release – the message is removed from quarantine and placed in your inbox
  • Block Sender – add the sender to the Blocked Senders list in your mailbox
  1. From the Microsoft 365 Security & Compliance Center

Quarantined email can also be handled in the Microsoft 365 Security & Compliance Center.

  1. Go to Microsoft 365 Security & Compliance Center >
    • A list of your emails in quarantine will be displayed
  2. Click on any message to select it, then choose from the options given:
    • Release message
    • Preview message
    • View message header
    • Block Sender

For more details, use this link:

Last Modified: May 23, 2023