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How to Block Emails on Gmail

Learn How to Block Someone on Gmail & Move All Future Emails You Receive From The Address to the Spam Folder

  1. Send a message to the sender that you wish to stop.
  2. Click the little arrow beside the reply button to select the “Block [sender’s name]” option.
  1. A pop-up window will open asking you to confirm that you wish to block the sender’s email address and to move any future messages from it into the Spam folder. To confirm, click on the Block button
  1. A confirmation message should appear, telling you that you’ve successfully blocked the sender.

If you need to unblock a sender, you can simply open any message that you have received from it and click on the little button next to the reply button. Then, select the “Unblock [sender name]” option. Click on the Settings icon to open the Settings option. Select the address that you wish to unblock by going to Filters and Blocked Addresses.

Spammers are notorious for creating new email addresses randomly, which forces users to block each spam message individually. You won’t be surprised to hear that many people give up on spammers after a while, and continue to receive spam messages.

Gmail makes it easy to set up rules to block a domain name.

  1. Click the triangle on the right side to open the search bar.
  1. Type the desired email address under From. Keep in mind that you don’t have to type the entire email address and can enter only the domain name.
  1. Click on the “Create filter with this search” option, which is located on the bottom-right corner and can be hard to see.
  2. Check the “Delete it” option to automatically delete all emails from the desired address.
  1. Click Create filter.

How do I block email from Yahoo?

Yahoo allows you to block up to 500 addresses. All emails sent to Yahoo from a blocked email address are automatically moved to the Spam Folder, leaving you with an empty inbox. You can block an email address from Yahoo

  1. Move your mouse cursor to the Settings icon. Select the Settings option from this pop-up menu.
  1. Navigate to the Blocked Addresses category.
  2. Under Add an address, type the email address you would like to block.
  1. Click on the Block button.
  2. Finally, click on the Save button.

To unblock an email address on Yahoo, you simply navigate to the Blocked Addresses category again and choose which sender you want to unblock.

How to block an email address in Outlook

Outlook blocks emails are easy:

  1. Check your email.
  2. You can choose to delete any message sent by a sender.
  3. Click the down arrow beside the forward button.
  1. Select the “Block [sender’s name] option.”
  1. Confirm your choice by clicking on the OK button.

To have greater control over Outlook.com’s handling of incoming messages, click on the Settings icon and select the View complete settings option. You can set up complex rules that will instruct Outlook on how to handle incoming mail. You can either block emails from certain domains or move marketing emails to a separate folder. This will allow you to separate important business and personal emails.

ProtonMail: How to Block an Email Address

ProtonMail is one of the most secure providers. However, it does sometimes happen that spam emails are still sent. The best defense is to use ProtonMail’s filters to block the sender.

  1. Click on the Settings button in the top-right corner of your ProtonMail mailbox.
  1. From the menu on the left, select the option entitled Filters. There, you can mark specific email addresses as spam.
  1. Type the sender’s address you would like to stop into the filed under the Blacklist section.
  1. Click on the Save button.

You can quickly move email addresses from the Blacklist to the Whitelist using the Switch button, which is located next to the Delete button on the email address listing.

How to block an email address in iCloud Mail

Your iCloud Mail account is attracting spam emails You need to know how to stop spammers from getting to your iCloud Mail address.

To create rules for blocking email addresses in iCloud Mail

  1. Log in to your iCloud Mail account.
  2. Click on the Settings gear icon in the sidebar to choose Rules.
  3. Click on Add a Rule to specify filtering conditions.
  4. Once you are done, click Done to activate your rule.

You can also block email addresses in iCloud Mail by forwarding them to Apple’s spam department.

  1. Log in to your iCloud Mail account.
  2. The spam message can be opened.
  3. Send it to spam@icloud.com.

How to block an email address in Yandex Mail

YandexMail does a lot in stopping unsolicited mail from reaching your inbox. It employs a sophisticated antispam service that uses machine learning technology to learn about user-submitted spam complaints to accurately recognize spam emails. It will automatically delete any spam messages that it finds.

Users can stop spammers directly, by adding them to their blacklist. You can block an email address from Yandex Mail

  1. Click the settings gear icon at the upper-right corner of your Yandex mail inbox.
  2. Choose the Message filters option.
  3. Scroll down to the Blacklist section at the lower-left corner.
  4. Click on Add to enter the address.

Yandex Mail has some blacklist restrictions you need to keep in mind when blocking emails addresses. Full email addresses cannot be blocked, such as example@domain.com. Partial mail addresses (@domain.com), are ignored. Yandex Mail won’t delete any older messages that you have received from an email address after you add them to your blacklist. You will need an inbox organizer such as Clean email to do this. (more information in the last chapter). You can not block more than 1000 email addresses.

How to block an email address in AOL

AOL automatically scans and filters incoming messages to protect your account. However, any anti-spam system will make mistakes from time to time. You can take control of spam filtering and block AOL email if you are getting overwhelmed by spam messages.

  1. Log in to your AOL mail account.
  2. Click on your username to select Options
  3. Click on Spam Settings to go to Mail Settings.
  4. Enter the username or address that you wish to block.
  5. Click on the plus icon.
  6. Click Save Settings.

Simply hover your cursor over a blocked email address and click on the X icon to remove it. You can also use email filters to manage your incoming mail. AOL Mail allows you to create up to 1000 filters. These filters can be used to delete certain emails, mark messages as reading, or automatically delete them. You can update your filter settings here:

  1. Log in to your AOL mail account.
  2. Click on your username to select Options
  3. Select Mail Settings and then go to Filters and Alerts.
  4. Click on the Create filter option to enter your filter’s conditions.
  5. To activate the filter, click Save.

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