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How to Block Unwanted Emails Using Different Email Clients

How to Block Unwanted Emails Using Different Email Clients

Protecting your email address from unwanted messages can be difficult, but it’s essential if you want to maintain your productivity without becoming annoyed and irritated at every turn. Fortunately, there are some simple and cost-effective ways to prevent unsolicited emails from cluttering up your inbox. Let’s take a look at how to block unwanted emails using different email clients.


If you are a Gmail user, the best way to block emails is to use the Block option in your Gmail inbox. Simply click on the email you want to block and select Block from the drop-down menu that appears. The email will then be moved to a separate folder called "Blocked." From there, you can easily unblock emails if necessary by clicking on "Blocked" and selecting "Unblock."

Yahoo! Mail

In Yahoo! Mail, you can block email addresses or domains. To do this, follow the steps below:

-Open Yahoo! Mail on your desktop or laptop computer.

Click the gear icon on the top right to open Settings.

- Then click Blocked Senders and enter an email address or domain to add it to your list of blocked senders.


1)If you're looking to block an email on Outlook, you will have to add them to your blocked sender's list.

2) This is done by going to the "Junk" tab and clicking on Blocked Senders.

4)To block an email on Gmail, navigate over to the message that you want to block and click on the three dots in the top right corner.

Apple Mail

1) In Apple Mail, open the Preferences window. Select the Accounts tab, and then click on the account you would like to block emails from in order to edit it.

2) Click on the Blocked tab, then type in the email address you want to block.

3) You can also select a number of emails or senders that you would like blocked by typing in their email addresses separated by commas.

4)Click OK when finished editing your blocked list, and then close the Preferences window.

AOL Mail

1) In your inbox, go to the email you want to block.

2) From the drop-down menu, choose Block sender.

3) Click Block email address.

4) To unblock an email address, hover over the Blocked Senders icon in the toolbar and select Unblock.


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 stop emails.


  • Does a blocked sender know they are blocked?

To our advantage, the sender wouldn’t get notified of blocking them from sending unwanted emails, and you wouldn’t know when the emails are coming and joining in 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 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 in your mobile will kill your battery 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 for their advantage.

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