No matter for what you use Yahoo Mail for, be it for work or family communication purposes, you will definitely encounter annoying emails like referral spam, fake advertisement offers, etc… that you may want to block. We will show you how to block someone in yahoo mail permanently. If you want, you can unblock that address/person later as well.

Steps to block someone in Yahoo Mail

  1. Log into your Yahoo Mail account.
  2. Search for the email whose sender needs to be blocked. If you already know the address, you can skip directly to step 4.
  3. After opening the desired email, copy the sender’s address by selecting it and copying it using keyboard shortcut (CTRL  + C)
    mail address to block
  4. Navigate your way to the Gear icon and head on to the Settings.
    yahoo mail settings
  5. Finally, you will encounter a window where you can find “Block Addresses” option. 
    yahoo mail settings
  6. Click on it, and you will find the required fields to paste the email addresses you just copied, or if you already knew the addresses, simply enter them one by one and click on Block.
    yahoo mail block

That’s it! You have successfully blocked the email address. The addresses you typed in will not disturb anymore, nor you would get any emails from them further. In order to remove it, you simply need to highlight it from the blocked list and remove it.

To help you along (As a bonus!), we have also added the steps to unblock someone on Yahoo mail below:

Steps To Unblock Someone On Yahoo Mail

  1. By referring to the steps mentioned above, you need to head to the settings by clicking on the gear icon.
  2. Now, you need to click on “Blocked Addresses” from the options available as shown in the image below.
    yahoo mail settings
  3. After you click on it, you will be able to see the email addresses that are already blocked as shown in the image below. Simply, select the address you want to remove and click Remove. Sadly, you cannot remove multiple email addresses at once.
    yahoo mail remove block

So, finally, now you know how to block someone in Yahoo mail. In addition, you also got to know the steps to remove those email addresses (i.e., unblock them).

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