Block Incoming Mail in Gmail  Step by Step Guide ▷ 2021

Gmail is one of the most used and trusted email services today. Within it you can not only send and receive emails, but also execute other functions that are linked to others google services.

But Has it happened to you that you receive emails that are annoying to you? This happens because when you subscribe to Internet services, you are commonly asked to enter your email to send you information that may interest you.

You don’t have to worry as this can be easily fixed. Therefore, during this post we will talk about How to block incoming emails in Gmail to avoid SPAM messages ?. As a bonus, you will also learn to suspend newsletter subscriptions and mass emails that are usually annoying.

Learn step by step how to block emails from a Gmail user or contact quickly and easily

Learn step by step how to block emails from a Gmail user or contact quickly and easily

If you want avoid any type of contact or communication with a user within Gmail, the solution is block it. In this way, they will not be able to send you any mail or message through this route.

We show you step by step how to do it depending on the device you use:

On Android

  • Enter the app from Gmail.
  • Open the message.
  • Go to the upper right corner of the message.
  • There, click Plus. This option has an icon with three vertical dots.
  • Select in Block to [Remitente].

On iPhone and iPad

  • Enter Gmail.
  • Open the message.
  • Click on the button Plus, which is located in the upper right corner.
  • Tap on Block to [remitente].

In the computer

  • Login to Gmail.
  • Search a message.
  • Select on the icon Plus, which is in the upper right corner.
  • Tap on Block to [remitente].

We show you step by step how to suspend newsletter subscriptions and mass emails from your Gmail account

We show you step by step how to suspend newsletter subscriptions and mass emails from your Gmail account

Maybe at some point you have registered on a website that constantly sends emailssuch as promotions, newsletters, etc. This is something that is annoying when it is in excess. Therefore, the ideal way to avoid it is suspend subscription.

We tell you how to do it correctly:

On mobile

  • Enter Gmail.
  • Open an email from the sender.
  • At the bottom of the message, tap Unsubscribe or Change preferences.

Yes both options are not displayed, means that the sender did not provide the necessary information to unsubscribe. Consequently, you can choose to block it or mark the message as spam.

In case you want to stop seeing the recommendations to unsubscribe, apply the following steps:

  • Go to the upper left corner and select in Menu.
  • Then, click on Setting.
  • Select the account name that you are going to modify.
  • Inside the section Received suggestions, click on Inbox suggestion settings.
  • Finally, next to Tips for unsubscribing, you have to uncheck the box.

In the computer

  • Open Gmail on your computer.
  • Enter an email from the sender you want to unsubscribe.
  • Next to the sender’s name, tap Unsubscribe or Change preferences.

If for some reason you don’t get those options, you have to follow the above steps to block the sender or mark it as spam. One thing to keep in mind is that after unsubscribing from a distribution list, it may take a few days for the configuration to be completed.

Find out how to report suspicious emails from unknown sources or SPAM messages from your inbox

Find out how to report suspicious emails from unknown sources or SPAM messages from your inbox

Another problem that you may encounter is related to suspicious emails. In this sense, if you receive an email requesting your personal information or it comes from unknown sources, you can Report you for phishing.

Let’s see the steps to follow:

In the computer

The steps to be taken in these scenarios are:

  • Open Gmail.
  • Enter an email from the sender
  • Click on the icon Plus, positioned in the upper right corner.
  • Tap on Report phishing.

On mobile

  • Login to your Gmail account.
  • Enter the email from the sender.
  • In the upper right corner, click on the down arrow.
  • Select in Report phishing.

If you have any questions, leave them in the comments, we will answer you as soon as possible, and it will also be of great help to more members of the community. Thanks! 😉

Patricia jimenez

Author: Patricia Jimenez

Graduated in Social Communication, with a lot of experience as Copywriter and Content Writer, passionate about Apple products, MacOS, iPhone …

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