How To Block Someone On Gmail Messaging Quick and Easy Way

Are you tired of getting emails from a particular person? If flagging the email as spam is simply not enough then you can can block messages from particular senders for good. In this latest installment of our troubleshooting series we will show you how to block someone on Gmail messaging.

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How To Block Someone On Gmail Messaging

From the desktop

  • Go to then enter your email address or phone number and click Next.
  • Enter your password and click Next.
  • Open the email from the person you would like to block and click the three dots to the far right of the sender’s name.
  • Click Block (Sender Name) from the list that drops down.
  • Press Block to confirm.
  • You will stop receiving emails from this person

To unblock the person

  • Click the gear Settings icon on the top right of your inbox. 
  • Select Settings.
  • Click Filters And Blocked Addresses.
  • Click Unblock at the end of the row of the sender you wish to unblock.

From the Gmail app

  • On your Android phone or tablet, open the Gmail app.
  • Open the message.
  • In the top right of the message, tap More (three dots).
  • Tap Block [sender].

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Chad Buenaflor

Chad has been in the tech industry since 2000. He has a degree in Electronics Engineering and is interested in the hardware and software side of technology. Initially working for a Japanese semiconductor company as a Test Engineer for nearly 10 years, he then pursued his passion for internet technology by working for the support team of Time Warner Cable then finally joining TheDroidGuy as one of their troubleshooting and tech writers. On his free time he plays his favorite games on his PC, Xbox Series X, and Android phone.

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