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Whitelist Instructions

To ensure delivery of our enewsletters to your inbox, it's important that you add I-Opt@esp.umcom.org to your address book or safe list. Please follow the instructions below.

Select your Email Service Provider:

AOL

BlackBerry

Comcast

Earthlink

Gmail

Mac Mail

Mozilla Thunderbird

Outlook.com

Outlook 2003+

SBC Global

Verizon.net

Yahoo

AOL (for version 9.0)

  1. Click Contacts in the right toolbar.
  2. Click Add Contact.
  3. Enter "I-Opt@umcom.org."
  4. Click Add Contact button in the popup.

BlackBerry

  1. Scroll up to the message header.
  2. Get to the field where their name is listed, click the Berry button and then click Show Address.
  3. Select and copy that address to the clipboard.
  4. Go into Address Book and find the user.
  5. Select Save.
  6. Click to edit it, and then click the Berry button to add another email address.
  7. Paste it in and click Save.

Comcast

  1. Click Preferences from the menu.
  2. Click Restrict Incoming Email.
  3. Click Yes to Enable Email Controls.
  4. Click Allow email from addresses listed below.
  5. Enter "I-Opt@umcom.org."

Earthlink

  1. Click Address Book.
  2. Click Add Contact.
  3. Enter "I-Opt@umcom.org".
  4. Click save.

Gmail

  1. Click Gmail in the upper-left corner above the "COMPOSE" button.
  2. Click Contacts.
  3. Click New Contact.
  4. Add "I-Opt@umcom.org" in the email field.

Mac Mail

  1. Click Address Book
  2. Click File
  3. Click New Card
  4. Enter "I-Opt@umcom.org"
  5. Click Edit or OK

Mozilla Thunderbird

  1. Click the Address Book button.
  2. Make sure the Personal Address Book is highlighted.
  3. Click the New Card button.
  4. Under the Contact tab, enter "I-Opt@umcom.org."
  5. Click OK.

Outlook.com

  1. Click the drop-down arrow next to the Outlook button.
  2. Click People.
  3. Click New.
  4. Add "I-Opt@umcom.org" to the email field.
  5. Click Save.

Outlook 2003

  1. Go to your Contacts page.
  2. Click on New in the upper-left-hand corner.
  3. Enter "I-Opt@umcom.org" into the email address field.
  4. Click Save in the upper left of your window.

 Outlook 2007

  1. Go to your Address Book.
  2. Click on File in the upper-left-hand corner.
  3. Select New Entry from the drop-down list.
  4. Choose New Contact and click OK in the next dialog box.
  5. Enter "MyCom eNewsletter, United Methodist Communications" in the Full Name field.
  6. Enter "I-Opt@umcom.org" into the email address field.
  7. Click Save & Close in the upper left corner.

Outlook 2010

  1. Click the Home tab.
  2. Click Junk.
  3. Click Junk E-mail Options.
  4. Click Safe Senders.
  5. Click Add
  6. Enter "I-Opt@umcom.org."
  7. Click OK.

SBC Global

  1. Go to the SBC Global Mail page and click the Options link.
  2. In the Management section, click the Filters link.
  3. Click the Add button.
  4. In the "From header" rule, in the field to the right of contains, enter ".
  5. From the Move the message to pull-down list, choose inbox.
  6. Click the Add Filter button to save the filter.

Verizon.net

  1. Go to your account and click on the Address Book link in the left column.
  2. Select Create Contact.
  3. The Add Address Book Entry screen appears. In the Email field, type
  4. In the Nickname field, type "United Methodist Communications">
  5. Select Save.

Yahoo

  1. Click Contacts
  2. Click New Contact
  3. Add "I-Opt@umcom.org" to the email field
  4. Click Save