How to Block Email Address in Gmail
When you think about e-mail services, the immediate pop up in your head is that of Gmail. Not only is it convenient and easy to use, it offers a wide area for communication and is very handy to use. Gmail is therefore full of new and amazing features but it needs careful look to understand a few things. One of such things is to learn how to block email address in Gmail. There is no one click button to shut down the email from your communication except the Spam Email option.
Sometimes it is hard to send such email from spam each and every time you get a mail from hacked account or such. But what to do in order to stop receiving mails from that particular id? In this article for that matter we will shortly and quickly teach you how to block an email id from sending you mails. And you may not think it important right now, but there will be a time when you will need for some purpose or the other so it is better to be aware beforehand.
Block Email Address in Gmail:
As we mention above, we have discovered that Google doesn’t allow you to create a solution to your problem of blocking any one, in a quick way. But the only way we found out to get rid of a particular Email address is to use Gmail filter. To let them stay away from Gmail Inbox. When you do so, you are actually able to set filters to forward Email from one particular address to trash folder; or else you can also apply a label and review them later.
But it is always agreeable to directly send them to trash folder directly. In order to keep your inbox clear and zero. Below are some steps that will show you quickly how to block a email address from hitting your inbox on Gmail. With the help of this setting and technique, you can also send all the earlier messages from the Gmail Inbox directly to Gmail Trash.
Ways to Block Email Address in Gmail:
First of all login to your Gmail account. Later go to the search button on the top of the Gmail screen and review the drop down menu, giving you the advance search options setting. In the last option, you will be able to see the option that says: Create a filter with this Search.
Then, in the from address line, type the Email address that you want to block from giving you mails and click on create filter with this search.
Once you have hit the create filter with this search. You will be given on the screen many options to be set for your filter. There you can automatically use the option to archive the incoming mails. Or mark them as read or just apply a label on them. Not only this but there are still more things that you can do rather than just these options. For example you can forward all the incoming messages or mails from this particular mail to another mail address automatically. But if we focus on what we want to do, then we would like to trash all the mails coming from these mail address.
So for that purpose you can easily select the option where it is mention “delete it” and click on create the filter button. Once you do so you will be able to trash all the messages coming in from that email address directly to hit the trash rather than your inbox.
Other Tricks to Block Email Address in Gmail:
If you also wish to delete all the previous mails from that email address. You can also select the option to filter “Also apply the filter to xxx Matching Conversations”. Once you are happy with your choice, select the following option. All you need to do are select the filter and you are done! When you are successful in doing so, you will receive a prompt message saying that your filter has created.
This was all you needed to learn about the tricks of Gmail. Where you just learned about a hidden secret feature of Gmail without even realizing it. Isn’t it just easier to ignore and block all the messages from an unwanted person? It makes your time and life a lot easier. Especially when you have decided to trash the unnecessary email address. So it won’t be too hard to review your mail next time.
Maybe not now, but sometimes you do need to learn about this. So it is better to stay smart and work productively and not too hard. You can then learn more about these in detail from various videos on YouTube and from other articles. Also share this article to your friends or contacts that are in a dire need of it.