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Email is an important part of our life in today’s world and most of us use Google’s Gmail for our email purposes. However, there are many spam emails as well as newsletter, sponsored, or promotional emails that you receive on a daily basis. It makes our inbox cluttered and we often lost important emails between all these promotional or spam emails. Also, it is a very hectic task to delete all these emails manually.

So, if you are someone who is tired of such a situation and has a cluttered Gmail inbox then this article is for you. In this article, we will show you how to block Spam Emails in Gmail. There are three methods that you can use to avoid all the newsletter, sponsored, and promotional emails that you don’t want.

Methods 1: Report Spam

Method One is to block the email IDs through which all these unwanted emails are sent. To do this follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open Gmail and log on to your account. You can do this on any platform (like Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, etc.)

Step 2: Select all the newsletter, and spam emails you don’t want to receive any further.

Step 3: Click on the (i) button on the top (Just below the search bar).

Step 4: A dialog box will appear with all the email IDs, check all the email IDs. If you are sure then click on the Report Spam and Unsubscribe option at the bottom. Now, you will not receive emails from those IDs that you selected.

Method 2: Create filters

The second method is to create filters and delete all unwanted emails and newsletters. To do this follow the steps below:

Step 1: Open Gmail and Log on to your account.

Step 2: In the search bar, type Unsubscribe and hit enter.

Step 3: Select all the emails that you don’t want to receive again. Make sure that you don’t select the important emails.

Step 4: Click on the three dots at the top (Just below the search bar) to open a menu and select Filter messages like these.

Step 5: A new window will appear, click on create filter at the bottom.

Step 6: Next up, select Delete it from the options on the next page and click on create filters.

That’s it. This is how you can block all spam and unwanted emails on your Google (Gmail) account.

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  1. Thank you! However:

    I have had Gmail for my main account since 2006, and in /my/ experience, Gmail’s spam filter is more likely to be on the strong side. I hardly find spam in my Inbox, but I must remember to check my Spam box for messages that should have been in my Inbox.


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