How to Block Emails With Gmail Step By Step?

E-mail (electronic mail) is a message which contain text, URL and different types of attachments such as images, Pdf, PowerPoint and word file. The document may contain virus and malicious URL (when you click on it) which can redirect to you a vulnerable website to hack your important data. In that case, you should use antivirus software and block that type of email address. In this post, we will show you how to block emails with Gmail step by step with screenshot.

We know that, there are different types of email services such as Gmail, Yahoo, Microsoft Outlook, iCloud Mail, and Zoho.

Gmail is one of the most popular and free Web-based e-mail service which is developed by Google. Gmail is used for personal and business communications which provides better security with verification.

HOW TO BLOCK EMAILS WITH GMAIL

This is very painful if someone continuously disturbs you by sending unexpected email from specific email address. In that case, you should block the sender email address immediately. If you block the email address then messages will go to your spam folder or marked as spam. 

Here, we will show you how to block emails with Gmail for different devices such as in computer, android, Iphone and Ipad.

How To Block Emails in Computer

Here are the very simple and easy steps on how to block emails with Gmail in computer with screenshot.

Step 1: Login Gmail

Open your web browser and login into your Gmail Account.

Login Gmail to block emails address

Step 2: Click Inbox

After login into your Gmail account, click on Inbox (Left side).

Click Message inbox for blocking emails with Gmail

Step 3: Open Message

Open the message, which you want to block.  For example, I’m receiving large no of email from a specific address and I want to Block the email address.

Open message for Blocking Email

Step 4: Go to Top Right side

When you will open the email, you can see the some icon such as support, Google apps, Printer, Not starred, Reply and finally three dotted icon in the top right side.

Go to Top Right side for Blocking email

Step 5: Click three Dotted icon

Now, click on the three dotted icon and you will see the different type’s option such as reply, forward, print, delete this message, report spam and block email [Sender Name].

Click three dotted icon to Blocking email

Step 6: Block Email Address

You need to click on the block email [Sender Name]. After clicking on that email you will see the following pop-up windows to confirm block.

Click on the Block for Blocking email

How To Unblock Emails In Computer

If you blocked someone email address by accident or any other reasons and now, you want to unblock the emails address. 

So, here is the process of unblocking an email address:

STEP 1 TO 4

Same as Previous Steps for blocking an email address in computer.

STEP 5: Click Three Dotted Icon

Here, you will also see the same option such as reply, forward, print, delete this message, report spam and a new option unblock email [Sender Name].

STEP 6: Unblock Email Address

Now, you need to click on the unblock email [Sender Name]. After clicking on that email you will see the following pop-up windows to confirm unblock.

Click on Unblock Button to Unblock the email address

How TO Block Emails in Android

Gmail app is the best way to block an email address. The process of blocking email in android phone is same as the previous steps. The steps on how to block emails with Gmail in android phone are as follows:

STEP 1: Login Gmail

First, on your Android phone and open the Gmail app and login into your account.

STEP 2: Click Inbox

After login into your Gmail account, click on Inbox (Left side).

STEP 3: Open Message

Open the message, which email address you want to block.

STEP 4: Go To Top Right Side

When you will open the message, you can see the three dotted icon in the top right side.

STEP 5: Click Three Dotted Icon

Click on the three dotted icon and you will see the different type’s option such as Reply all, Forward, Add star, print, Mark unread from here and Block [Sender Name].

STEP 6: Block Email Address

Now, click on the block [Sender Name] option. After clicking on that option you will see a pop-up window with following message:

“Be careful with this message. You blocked [Email address].”

How to block emails in android

How To Unblock Emails In Android

The steps of unblocking an email address in android phone are as follows:

STEP 1 TO 4

Same as Previous Steps of blocking email address.

STEP 5: Click Three Dotted Icon

Click on the three dotted icon and you will see the different type’s option such as Reply all, Forward, Add star, print, Mark unread from here and Unblock [Sender Name].

STEP 6: Unblock Email Address

Now, you need to click on unblock [Sender Name] option to unblock the email address.

How to unblock emails in android

How to Block Emails in Iphone

The process of blocking email in Iphone is quite simple as the previous steps. The steps on how to block emails on Gmail in Iphone are as follows:

STEP 1: Login Gmail

First, open the Gmail app and login into your account.

STEP 2: Open Message

Open the message and find an email address which you want to block.

STEP 3: Go To Top Right Side

When you will open the message, you will see the three dotted icon in the top right side.

STEP 4: Click Three Dotted Icon

Click on the three dotted icon and you will also see the different type’s option such as Forward, Print, Block [Sender Name] and Cancel.

STEP 5: Block Email Address

Now, click on the block [Sender Name] option. After clicking on that option the email address will be blocked.

Why You Block Emails With Gmail?

You may block sender email address because of many reasons such as when you’re receiving large number of unwanted emails even you don’t want, content is not relevant to you and the email address is phishing email.

If don’t want to receive unwanted emails from someone then you can easily block the specific sender on Gmail. However, there are some reasons to block the unwanted email address, which are as follows:

  • To protect from phishing email
  • To reduces the chances of receiving viruses via email
  • To protect your sensitive information
  • To secure your Gmail account form cyber attacks
  • To avoid from spam email
  • To save your email storage
  • To protect from malicious code
  • To protect from unsolicited email etc.

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What Happens When You Block Emails With Gmail?

When you block someone’s emails on Gmail, the following effects will be happened:

  • A blocked person can send you emails to your email address.
  • You are not able to see the email in your inbox. The email will automatically store to your spam folder.
  • The person you have blocked email on Gmail will not be notified by Google or someone.
  • You can send the emails to a blocked address.
  • You can unblock the email address after blocking.

Conclusion

If you don’t want to receive unwanted emails from someone, then you can easily block the sender email address on computer or phone by using above steps.

Hope the article “how to block emails with Gmail” will be helpful for you!!!

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