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How to Block Emails

If you’re on this page, you’ve likely become fed up with one or more senders who’ve been crowding your inbox lately. This may be simply spam, or perhaps you’ve been hearing too much from an ex or someone else you’d rather not have to deal with.

Either way, whether you’re using Gmail, Yahoo or Outlook, on this page you will learn in a few simple steps how to rid yourself of the annoying emails that you no longer wish to receive. Please let us know in the comment section whether these were of use to you!

 

Block Emails on Gmail, Yahoo and Outlook


How to Block Emails on Gmail

How to Block Emails

Type mail.google.com in your browser and, if necessary, log into your Gmail account.

How to Block Emails

Navigate to the email from the sender that you wish to block and open it.

How to Block Emails

In the far right corner of the email, opposite the sender, click on the three vertical dots.

How to Block Emails

From the resulting dropdown menu, click on Block [sender’s name].

How to Block Emails


How to Block Emails on Gmail on Phone

How to Block Emails

Open the Gmail app on your smartphone or tablet.

How to Block Emails

Find the email from the sender that you would like to block and open it.

How to Block Emails

Opposite the sender’s details, tap the three horizontal dots to open the dropdown menu.

How to Block Emails

How to Block Emails

Tap Block [sender’s name].

How to Block Emails


How to Block Emails on Yahoo

How to Block Emails

Head over to mail.yahoo.com and log into your account if you haven’t done so already.

How to Block Emails

Locate and open an email from the sender that you want to block.

How to Block Emails

In the top right corner of the email click on the three horizontal dots to open the dropdown menu.

How to Block Emails

Click on Block Senders.


How to Block Emails on Yahoo Mobile

How to Block Emails

Enter the Yahoo Mail app on your portable device (tablet/smartphone).

How to Block Emails

Open an email from the person/business/etc. that you wish to block.

How to Block Emails

In the right-hand side of the screen, opposite the sender’s details, tap on the three vertical dots.

How to Block Emails

This will open a dropdown menu, where you should select Spam.


How to Block Emails on Outlook

How to Block Emails

Type (or copy and paste) outlook.live.com into your browser and log into your account.

How to Block Emails

Open the email from the sender that you no longer wish to receive emails from.

How to Block Emails

In the upper right-hand section of the email, click on the three horizontal dots.

How to Block Emails

From the resulting dropdown menu, click on Block [sender’s name].


How to Block Emails on Outlook app

How to Block Emails

On your smartphone or tablet, open the Outlook app.

How to Block Emails

Find and open an email whose sender you would like to block.

How to Block Emails

Tap on the three vertical dots opposite the sender’s details.

How to Block Emails

Select Move to Spam.

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About the author

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Violet George

Violet is an active writer with a passion for all things cyber security. She enjoys helping victims of computer virus infections remove them and successfully deal with the aftermath of the attacks. But most importantly, Violet makes it her priority to spend time educating people on privacy issues and maintaining the safety of their computers. It is her firm belief that by spreading this information, she can empower web users to effectively protect their personal data and their devices from hackers and cybercriminals.

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