Nothing quite ruins your day like getting a message from someone you don’t want to hear from.
And that includes getting an unwanted email. If someone keeps pestering your Gmail account, then it’s time to say goodbye and block them. Unsure how? Let’s break it down.
How to block someone on Gmail
When you’re ready to say sayonara to that pesky person on Gmail, it only takes four simple steps to block them.
Blocking someone on Gmail
- Open the email from the person you want to block
- Click the three dots in the upper right-hand corner
- Choose “block”
- Confirm block
Don’t worry, you can always go back and unblock someone on Gmail if you change your mind later.
Need some screenshots to help you out? Keep reading!
1. Open unwanted email
From your list of messages, open the email from the person you’d like to block.
2. Click the three dots
In the upper-right corner, click the three dots.
|Tip: In the mobile Gmail app, these three dots will be horizontal instead of vertical.|
3. Choose block
From the drop-down menu, choose to block their email address.
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4. Confirm block
To make the blocking official, click Block.
The good in goodbye
It’s always a good feeling knowing a specific person (or company) is no longer able to reach you via Gmail. Cutting ties really is all it’s cracked up to be.