How to block emails in Gmail

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How to block emails in Gmail. Gmail allows you to easily block emails from addresses you don't care about.

How to block emails in Gmail

  1. Go to and enter your Google account credentials.
  2. Find an email from the person, company or random address you want to block.
  3. Open the email.
  4. Click the down arrow on the same line as the sender's name / address.
  5. Select Block "[Sender's Name / Address]" .

How to unblock emails in Gmail

If you accidentally block the wrong person, don't worry, the situation is easy to correct:

  1. Open Gmail.
  2. Click the gear icon in the upper right corner.
  3. Select Settings .
  4. Click on the tab Filters and blocked addresses at the top of the page.
  5. Scroll down to The following email addresses are blocked. Messages from these addresses will appear in Spam .
  6. Highlight the address you want to unblock.
  7. Click on Unblock selected addresses .
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