Deferred Due To Message Content Metric

The deferred due to message content soft bounce type means that the email server has identified the email as spam.

What Does The Deferred Due To Message Content Metric Represent?

Deferred due to message content is quite similar to the rejected message content bounce. Emails aren't often identified this way, as ISPs don't want you to resend something they identify as spam.
Tip: For more information on the bounce classification system, see Email Bounce.

Why Is The Deferred Due To Message Content Metric Important?

If you are seeing a majority of your emails being classified as deferred due to message content bounces, you should check your message and see if you can reduce its likelihood of being identified as spam.

Tip: For more information on soft bounces, see Email Bounce.

How Is The Deferred Due To Message Content Metric Calculated?

The deferred due to message content metric is a total of the bounces that were classified as bounces due to deferred message content.