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How to Block an Email Address in Gmail, Yahoo, and Outlook

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There may come a time when you want to block an email address from sending you any more messages in your inbox. Whether it’s because the person has been spamming you or annoying you with unwanted correspondence, there are tools that can help you prevent further messages in Gmail, Yahoo, and Outlook. This guide will show you how to block an email address in Gmail and other email services to quickly stop receiving unwanted emails!


Log into your Gmail account:


1. Go to Settings on the top right of your Gmail screen.

2. Click Filters and Blocked Addresses.

3. Next, click "Add a Filter."

4. Select the type of filter you want to add (i.e., if you want it only for one email address, then select Create a filter for messages from).


Click on the settings gear icon:


To block someone's email address on Gmail: Go into settings -> under the "general" tab -> under the "emails" section, -> under "blocked senders." Enter the email address you want to block.

To block someone's email address on yahoo: go into settings -> under the mail section, -> under blocked senders, and enter the email address you want to block.

To block someone's email address on outlook: go into settings -> under the mail section -> under blocked senders, and enter the email address you want to block.


Choose Settings from the drop-down menu:


1) In the upper-right corner of any Gmail page, choose Settings from the drop-down menu.

2) Click on Filters.

3) Click "Create a filter with this search."

4) Type the email address you want to block in the "From" field.

5) Place a checkmark next to where it says "Block."

6) Scroll down on your screen until you see "Has a matching email address?" and click on it.


Select the Filters and Blocked Addresses tab:


Using filters to block spam is a quick way to stop unwanted emails from filling up your inbox. To create a filter for all emails from a specific address:

1) Click the Settings icon.

2) Select Filters and Blocked Addresses

3) Choose to Create a new filter from the top of the screen

4) Fill out the fields to specify what emails should be filtered.



Click on the "Create a new filter" link.


1. Open the email account you want to block them from. 

2. Click on the gear icon in the top right corner 

3. Click on Filter messages like these

 4. Select Apply the filter automatically

 5. Type their email address or domain name 

6. Select Skip the inbox (Archive it) 

7. Click "Create a filter with this search."


Enter the email address you want to block in the "From" field.


To block a sender's email address from your inbox in Gmail, Yahoo, or Outlook:

1. Click the gear icon next to the message that you want to block. 2. Select "Report Spam" from the drop-down menu.

3. Select "Block this sender."


Click on the "Create Filter" button.


Go to the Settings page.

Select filters and blocked addresses.

Click on "Create a new filter" at the top of the screen.

Enter your email address into the From field.

Select whether you want to block all emails from this sender or just some emails from this sender. If you select all, then any email sent by that person will be filtered out of your inbox automatically without having to do anything else.


Check the Delete it option.


To delete an email address from your account settings:

1. Open up the settings page.

2. Select the Accounts tab.

3. Select the Addresses tab.

4. Find the email address you would like to delete and uncheck the checkbox next to it

5. Click save changes


How to block emails on Outlook?

Outlook, the updated version of Hotmail and one of the widely used email clients.

There are two ways to block the user

  1. Web app
  2. Outlook app

 

Web application:

  1. Open your Outlook account
  2. Select an email, you want to block
  3. In the Outlook menu bar, click the Message tab>Block>Sender

 

Outlook application:


Follow the below steps in blocking the sender, on your Android, Tab, iPhone, iPad

  1. On your phone, open your Outlook account
  2. Select an email, you want to block
  3. In the email, on the top right side, tap the "three-dot" menu
  4. Tap Move to Spam, from the appeared list

 

  • How to Block Emails in Mail on Mac?


Every Mac user tends to use Apple’s official email client. Follow the below steps in blocking the emails

  1. On your Mac, open your Mail account
  2. Select an email, you wish to block
  3. Move the cursor to the sender name and then click Block Contact

 

  • How to Block Emails on iPhone and iPad


Blocking emails on your iPhone and iPad is as simple as on a Mac. Follow the below steps in blocking the emails

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open your Mail account
  2. Select an email, you wish to block
  3. Tap the sender’s name and then tap Block contact

 How do I block someone permanently from emailing me?

The aforementioned steps, as per your email client, would help you in blocking the sender, but still, if you are receiving emails from the sender, contact your email client’s customer care and have them block emails.

 

  • Does a blocked sender know they are blocked?


To our advantage, the sender wouldn’t get notified that we were blocking them from sending unwanted emails, and even you wouldn’t know when the emails were coming and joining the spam folders.

 

  • Why am I still getting emails from blocked senders?


Your sender may have changed their email address and sent the emails, so follow the steps mentioned above and block them. Email management software like MailTrim has the privilege to block the whole company, in the name of ‘Block domain’, as the email id comprises of company name, consequently, you won’t receive any email from the group of email addresses of the company, so be advised to use such software to make your inbox less complicated.

 

Final Thoughts

The unnecessary notifications on your mobile will kill your battery, just as the unwanted emails in your inbox will kill your time in checking important emails, so don’t hesitate to block the email address, which is just inclined to bother us to their advantage.






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