Tips & Tricks To Block/Unblock Emails Senders With Gmail Filters


Nowadays you can block specific emails from a suspicious sender with the New ‘Block Sender’ option which was added to Gmail in September 2015. Pressing this button will create a Gmail filter that will prevent messages of the selected user to reach into your inbox. The messages will be sent your trash box. You can also undo the block later on.

Other than ‘Block Sender’ option, you have another method to block senders. The method is to Setup Filters manually. If you are getting lots of spam mails everyday then its a very hectic & time consuming task for you  to delete it or block sender so you can assign this task to someone who can do this on your behalf for that you can Add or Remove delegation.

How To Block Emails/Spam Senders in Gmail

Steps to Block Email Id in Gmail

Login to your Gmail account

Block Sender Mail step 1

Select the sender  you want to block by selecting message.

Block Sender Mail step 1

In the right hand corner of it, click on drop down menu button as shown in image below

Block Sender Mail step 3

Select ‘block’ (The name of the sender will appear in quotes) as shown in image

Block Gmail Sender step 4

The messages sent by this Gmail user will not automatically land in your spam folder.

How To Undo Filters:

Now if someday you felt the need to unblock the contact, then you have to follow these five easy steps for it. The steps are given below:

Steps to UnBlock Email Id in Gmail

Log in to your account

Block Sender Mail step 1

Click settings

unblock blocked gmail id step2

Click the Filters Tab

unblock blocked gmail id step3

The blocked addresses will appear select unlock to remove filter or blocked email id


unblock blocked gmail id step4.jpg

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