How to Block Unwanted Emails in Outlook

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Do you use Outlook to manage your email accounts? If so, you’ve likely experienced receiving unwanted emails from time to time. Whether it’s spam or an email address that you don’t recognize, it can be frustrating to have to deal with these emails every day. Luckily, Outlook has a built-in feature that allows users to block emails from certain senders.

Blocking emails in Outlook is a simple process. First, open your Outlook account in your web browser and click on the email you consider to be spam. From there, click the “Junk” button with a dropdown arrow and select the “Block” option. Once you’ve done this, the sender of that email address will no longer be able to send emails to your Outlook account.

If you want to block an entire domain from sending emails to your account, there is also a feature for that. To do this, go into all of your Outlook settings and select Mail > Junk Email. Here you can enter the domain name in the Blocked Domains section and click “Add”. This will block any emails sent from that domain from reaching your inbox.

Blocking emails in Outlook can help make managing your inbox easier by gtting rid of unwanted messages that may be clogging up your inbox. It only takes a few short steps and can save you time and stress in dealing with unwanted messages!

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Blocking Email Addresses on Outlook

Yes, you can block email addresses on Outlook. To do this, open Outlook and select the Mail tab in the navigation bar. Then select Junk Email from the left sidebar. In the Blocked Senders section, you can enter in any email address that you woud like to block and click Add. You can also block emails from specific domains by entering the domain name in the Blocked Domains section and clicking Add. This will prevent any emails sent from matching addresses or domains from reaching your inbox.

Permanently Blocking Unwanted Emails

To permanently block unwanted emails, you can use the filtering and blocking features available in your email program. Most email services provide options to filter emails based on sender, subject, and content. You can also create a blacklist of email addresses that will be blocked from sending emails to your account. Additionally, many services offer a “spam” folder whre suspicious emails are sent by default. If you find any emails in the spam folder that you don’t want to receive in the future, you can mark them as spam and they will be automatically blocked from sending any more messages to your account.

Blocking Emails in Outlook App

In order to block emails in the Outlook app, you first need to open the app. Then, select the email that you would like to block from your inbox. Once selected, click on the ‘More’ button at the top of the message, folowed by ‘Block Sender’. This will automatically add the sender to your blocked list and all future messages from that address will be moved directly to your Junk folder. If you would like to unblock an email address at a later date, simply go back into the ‘More’ menu and select ‘Unblock Sender’.

How Can Blocked Emails Still Come Through Outlook?

It is possible for blocked emails to still come through Outlook due to the fact that an email address can be changed, or because an email might contain words that match Inbox rules set up by the user. To help prevent this from happening, it is recommended that users set up specific rules to catch emails from blocked senders and move them to the Deleted Items folder. Additionally, users should also periodically review their list of blocked senders to ensure they are staying up-to-date with any chnges in contact information.

Blocking Someone from Sending Emails

Yes, you can block somone from sending you emails. To do so, open the email from the sender in question and then tap “Block” from the menu. This will immediately send any future emails from that sender to your Spam folder. You can also go to your Gmail settings and add the sender’s email address to a list of blocked addresses.

Blocking Emails On Outlook Without Opening Them

To block emails on Outlook without opening them, you can use the Sweep feature. This feature allows you to manage your inbox and easily delete or archive unwanted emails without having to open them. Here are the steps to activate the Sweep option:
1. Sign in to your Microsoft account.
2. In the upper-right corner of the page, click Options, and then click More options. (If you’re usng, click the gear icon).
3. Select Mail > Automatic processing > Sweep rules.
4. Check the specific sender you would like to filter. On the upper part, click Sweep.
5. Choose one of the two available options: “Move all from [sender] to” or “Delete all from [sender].”
6. Click OK when finished and your emails from that sender will be blocked automatically and moved/deleted without being opened first!


In conclusion, Outlook provides a feature that allows you to block emails from specific senders or entire domains. Blocking emails can help keep your inbox free of unwanted messages and protect your privacy. To block emails in Outlook, you need to open the email in question and select “Junk” from the dropdown menu. Then select the “Block” button, which will add the sender or domain to your list of blocked emails. With the Outlook email blocking feature, you can easily keep your inbox clean and private.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.