There could be some Gmail accounts that you don’t want to hear from or keep sending you spam emails but you can’t stop them from sending you the emails, in this case, the only option is to block the emails from that specific account.
Gmail has a powerful filter system that you can use to process emails. It lets you set up a filter that automatically deletes the email from the specified address as soon as the email arrives so that it never hits your inbox.
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In this guide, we will show you how to create a Gmail filter to automatically delete the emails from a specific sender.
Block Emails from a Specific Sender in Gmail
Follow the steps mentioned below to block emails from a specific sender in Gmail:
First, launch the browser and go to Gmail’s website. Log-in to your already existing Gmail account by providing the credentials.
After logging in to your account, click on the down arrow in the Search box. It will open the Advanced Search options.
Enter the Email address of the user you want to block emails from. Next, click on the “Create Filter” button.
Here, check the “Delete it” checkbox and click on the “Create Filter” button.
You will see a small confirmation box on the bottom-left corner of Gmail’s website.
Now whenever that particular user will send you an email, it will automatically be deleted before reaching your Inbox.
To manage the filters, head over to the Gmail’s home page and click on the “gear” icon in the top-right corner of the screen. Select “See All Settings” from the Quick Settings.
From the Settings window, click on the “Filters and Blocked Addresses” tab. Here you will find all the blocked email addresses. Click on “Edit” and “Delete” options to manage your filter.