Nobody likes receiving spam emails, but thankfully Google’s Gmail email platform has done a pretty good job with spam filters. But, from time to time, there are spam emails that somehow slip past those filters, or maybe there are emails from people that you no longer want to receive, so here’s how you can go about blocking emails on Gmail.

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How To Block Emails On Gmail From Your Computer

  1. Go to Gmail
  2. Open the email you want to block
  3. Click the three dots icon to the right of the email
  4. Select Block
  5. Click the Block button again to confirm and this will block the sender from sending you emails

How To Block Emails On Gmail From Your iPhone And iPad

  1. Launch the Gmail app
  2. Open the email you want to block
  3. Tap the three dots icon and select Block
  4. This will block the sender from sending you emails

How To Block Emails On Gmail On Android

  1. Launch the Gmail app
  2. Open the email you want to block
  3. Tap the three dots icon and select Block
  4. This will block the sender from sending you emails

To unlock the emails that you have blocked, simply follow the steps above and select Unblock and you will start receiving emails from the sender again.

How To Unsubscribe From Mass Emails

Sometimes we need to receive emails from certain senders, such as retailers, to let us know when our orders are shipped or confirmed. This means that blocking emails from those senders or marking them as spam is probably not the best idea, so using Gmail’s unsubscribe feature is probably the best option if you want to stop receiving newsletters and promotional emails.

How To Unsubscribe From Mass Emails From Your Computer

  1. Go to Gmail
  2. Open the email you want to unsubscribe from
  3. Next to the sender’s name, click the link that says Unsubscribe
  4. Click the Unsubscribe button to confirm

How To Unsubscribe From Mass Emails On iPhone And iPad

  1. Launch the Gmail app
  2. Open the email you want to unsubscribe from
  3. Tap the three dots icon at the top right corner of the app
  4. Select Unsubscribe
  5. Click the Unsubscribe button to confirm

How To Unsubscribe From Mass Emails On Android

  1. Launch the Gmail app
  2. Open the email you want to unsubscribe from
  3. Tap the three dots icon at the top right corner of the app
  4. Select Unsubscribe
  5. Click the Unsubscribe button to confirm

Once you have unsubscribed, you should stop receiving those promotional emails and newsletters from such senders. However, there will be instances where the Unsubscribe feature is unavailable. If that is the case, you will need to either block the sender by following the instructions above or mark it as spam.

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