A simple yet extremely effective spam blocker now makes email filtering a breeze!
In the world of emails, spam is the big enemy. Starting from promotional emails from multi-billion corporations to fake emails that imitate reputable banks, a whole variety of emails can be classified as spam. If you are not careful, you are bound to receive hundreds of such unnecessary emails over the course of a single day.
But what can you do to avoid falling victim to scammers via spam email? Being careful in the online world is all about using products that help you keep your life in control or in balance. Once such kind of tools are spam blockers, also referred to as third party spam filters, and there are many different varieties of spam email blockers available. Yet, your mileage may vary depending on which one you use.
Thankfully, there is one particular blocker that is worth having when it comes to getting rid of unwanted emails, called Block Sender for Gmail. Not only is this a versatile app, but it's also fast and efficient.
As a quick primer, let's find out how to block emails in Gmail using Block Sender for Gmail:
- Install Block Sender for Gmail by clicking the “Install” button found in the upper right-hand corner of this site (or install the extension directly from the Chrome Web Store)
- Once installed, open Gmail
- After signing up for a Block Sender account and linking your Gmail account, open any unwanted email in your inbox, and click the "Block" button on the messages toolbar (which is an icon of a circle with a line through it)
- Select the "Emails from this sender" option
With just a few clicks, you're set up and have blocked your first spammer! You will no longer receive unwanted emails from the sender or domain you blocked. It doesn’t take much to stop spam email if you use effective tools like Block Sender for Gmail.
Apart from allowing you to block emails in Gmail easily, the app offers a number of other useful features as well to filter spam. For example, you can choose from a number of free ways to block unwanted emails using the "Block" button, or you can find even more advanced blocks elsewhere in the app. You can even select whether to send the blocked emails to trash, archive them, or have them deleted and skip the trash!
In addition to that, the pro version of the app allows you to have auto replies sent to spammers, like a fake bounce-back message to make them think your email address no longer exists, or a reply that notifies the harasser that they were blocked.