How to block/unblock emails on gmail( spam protection)

Reading this article will bring an end to all the spam emails being send to your inbox, you will learn how to block email on gmail and protect yourself from spams and junk mails.


How to block email on Gmail [step by step with pictures]

Blocking an email is very easy but maybe you have not seen the right way to do it. However you should know that there is a very good reason why should block an email sender than waiting for him to send the mail first.

Why you should block an email sender:

Few weeks ago, I checked my spam folder and saw hundreds of mails there. Know that, some of them might have found there way into my inbox. Again I came across someone’s gmail screenshot. Take a look below:


how to block email on gmail


Honestly it makes me feel bad if I see spam mails like that. So in this article you will learn how to block mail on gmail and protect yourself from spammers!!


How to block email’

  1. Open your gmail via . Go to your inbox or wherever you saw a mail that you don’t like and will like to block. You might prefer to check your spam folder.
  2. Open the mail you want to block the sender. Below is a picture description:

how to block mail on gmail


3. When it opens, look for where the senders address is. By the right, you will see the “more” option. It looks like three dots. Click on it, a drop down will appear.


how to block mail on gmail

4. In the drop down, you will see block “sender’s name”. The sender’s name is the name of the person that sent it to you. Click on it and you will block the sender.


how to block mail on gmail


That is all! you will stop getting messages from that particular sender. With this, you will keep your gmail spam free.


NOTE: There are lots of mails you get as a result of opting in for something and submitting your email to them. You might have visited someones landing page and submitted your email. You can easily unsubscribe from getting mails from them. However, if they continue sending you unwanted mails, then you can apply the step I explained above.


How to unblock mail on gmail.

In order to unblock mail on gmail, go to settings. This is the gear icon you see in your gmail. Take a look at the picture below:


how to block mail on gmail


When the settings page opens,

  1. Go to the Filters and Blocked Addresses category.

  2. In the The following email addresses are blocked… section, select the sender you want to unblock.

  3. Click Unblock.


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