How to Block a Sender in Gmail

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Gmail users

What happens when you block someone in Gmail

  • You can block someone by adding them to your Blocked Senders list in Gmail.
  • Then all emails they send to you go to Spam.
  • Blocked senders don’t get notified about being blocked.

How to block emails from a specific sender in Gmail step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Block A Sender In Gmail - Step 1

To block emails from a specific sender, click an email they sent to you to view it, then click More  (the three dots icon in the top right) and select Block ‘Sender’s name’.

Step 2

How To Block A Sender In Gmail - Step 2

Confirm that you want messages from this email address to go to spam by clicking Block.

Step 3

How To Block A Sender In Gmail - Step 3

Click Move to spam to move the email you’re viewing to the Spam label.

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