Maybe moving a specific email to spam isn’t exactly working for you, and you’d like to permanently get rid of an email sender. Well, you’re in luck, we have two approaches to tackle this issue!

  1. Gmail has a new feature that Blocks a specific email address from sending you anymore email, and moves all of their emails to spam.
  2. Another approach is to automatically filter and delete every email from a sender.

We’ll show you both methods below!

How to Block an Email Address in Gmail

  1. Login to your Gmail account

  2. Click on an email from the sender you’d like to block

  1. Click on the 3 vertical dots in the upper right hand corner of your screen.

  1. Click “Block ‘Name of Contact'” from the dropdown menu

  1. Click “Block”

How to Automatically Delete Every Email From a Sender

If blocking an email address isn’t working for you, you can setup a filtering rule that deletes every email from a specific sender.

Read below to learn how to setup filtering rules in Gmail to auto-delete every email from a specific sender:

  1. Login to your Gmail account.
  2. Click on the down arrow in the search bar located at the top of your screen.
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  1. Enter the email address of the person you’d like to block in the “From” field.

  1. Click “Create filter”
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  1. Select the “Delete it” box, then click “Create Filter”

  1. That’s it, you’re done! Every email coming from this email address will automatically be deleted.