How to Avoid Spam using Gmail Bouncing Email Messages

From time to time, all of us receive emails from people we have no intention of staying in contact with. And when that happens, usually we just maintain our silence, hoping that they will eventually stop emailing. The problem is that most people who send annoying emails do not get the hint that you have no desire to stay in touch with them even when you maintain radio silence. They just keep sending you more and more emails, in the hope of receiving a reply someday.

Of course, you can take measures that are supposed to stop unwanted emails, like deleting their mails as soon as they arrive without even opening, pretending not to see the mails at all, blocking email addresses one by one etc. But none of those measures deal with the real issue. That is, none of the mentioned methods actually stops a person from sending you mails in the first place.

However, there is one route you can take to achieve exactly that. There is a way that gives you the power to stop someone from sending you mails on their own accord. That way or method involves making use of a fake bounce email sender, like Block Sender for Gmail.

Sending a fake bounce message with the help of Block Sender for Gmail is something that even novice email users can do easily. That is because the process involves only the following steps:

  • Install Block Sender for Gmail by clicking the "Install" button found in the upper right-hand corner of this site. The installation won't take long. Open Gmail when it is done.
  • After signing up for a Block Sender account and linking your Gmail account to Block Sender, open the unwanted email from Facebook, and click the "Block" button on the messages toolbar.
  • Select the "Reply with..." option.

On the pop-up that shows up, select "Fake Bounce Back" from the dropdown and click "Send response".

Note: In order to use the Fake Bounce Back message you will need to upgrade to a Plus or Pro plan. Although free users are able to use the "Blocked by Block Sender" canned response.

Block Sender for Gmail is primarily an app for blocking emails that are unwanted. The app gives you a number of tools to stop junk mail, and sending fake bounce mails is just one of them. The app makes use of ways that are far better than using filters in Gmail. Anyone who has to deal with a good amount of unwanted emails from real people is bound to find Block Sender for Gmail very helpful. So in case you fall into that category, make sure that you try the app as soon as possible.

Last Updated: August 15th, 2022
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