Blocking the email is a necessity today because we are submitting our emails everywhere, and then our inboxes are bombarded with thousands of emails from every corner of the world.

And then even the newsletter you want to read is lost in the crowd. So, just block the spamming email to keep the inbox sane and prioritized.

How to block emails on Gmail on a desktop?

Step 1: Open up the Gmail website on your desktop, log into your account from which you want to block this particular email, and stop it from sending any further emails.

Step 2: Next, open one of the emails that you have received from this email address that you want to block.

Step 3: Now, look for the three dots near the top right corner of your screen, and click them to open up a drop-down menu.

Step 4: From the opened menu, select Block {Sender}.

Step 5: A popup will appear on your screen, asking for confirmation. Here, select, “Block”.

Note: To unblock the blocked email address, just repeat the same process, but select, “Unblock {Sender} from the menu.

How to report spam emails on Gmail on a desktop?

Step 1: Open up the Gmail website and log into your account.

Step 2: Access the email received that you want to report as spam/phishing.

Step 3: Click on the “I in a hexagon” icon, above your email.

Step 4: A pop-up will appear on your screen, confirming your decision to report the email. Here, click, “Report Spam”.

Note: If you want to report the email, like phishing, then you have to click on the three dots near the right corner of the email, to open up the overflow menu. From the menu select, “Report phishing”.

Then confirm the same in the next step by clicking, “Report Phishing Message”.

Bonus Video: How to Block SPAM on GMAIL

How to block emails on Gmail on the mobile app?

Step 1: Open up the Gmail app on your device.

Step 2: Open up the email received from the email address that you want to block.

Step 3: Now in the top right corner of your screen, you will be able to see three dots, click on them to open up an overflow menu.

Step 4: From the menu select, “Block[Sender]”.

Step 5: A pop-up will appear on your screen, seeking confirmation. Here select, “Block”.

Note: To unblock the same email address just repeat the above steps, and from the menu in step 4th, select, “Unblock [Sender]”.

How to report spam emails on Gmail on the mobile app?

Step 1: Open up the Gmail app on your device.

Step 2: Open up the email that you want to report spam.

Step 3: Click on the profile picture of the sender.

Step 4: Then, tap on the three dots, visible near the top right corner of your screen, to open up an overflow menu.

Step 5: From the menu, select, “Report spam”. And follow the prompts.

How to unsubscribe from mass marketing emails via Desktop?

Step 1: Open up the Gmail website and log into your account.

Step 2: Open up the email that you have recently received as a newsletter.

Step 3: Now, on your screen you can see a button, having, “Unsubscribe or Change preferences” written on it. Click on it, and confirm your decision when prompted to unsubscribe from the newsletter forever.