How to Pause Blocking

If for any reason you want to temporarily stop blocking emails, but you don’t want to delete the block, you can pause specific Blocks. When you’re ready to start blocking again, all you need to do is resume the Block. This help article describes how to do just that. Using the Browser Extension Click on Block […]

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How to Block Emails by IP Address

Block Sender offers more advanced blocking features in addition to the more common address blocks. If you know the IP address from which your spammer sends emails, you can block their emails using it. For blocking IP addresses, Block Sender supports the following formats: IPv4 address types IPv6 address types Wildcard matching (i.e. 192.168.1.*) CIDR […]

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How to Bounce Back Emails

With Block Sender, you can send fake bounce-back messages, which will make the sender think your email address no longer exists. You can bounce an email when creating a new block or from an existing block in the dashboard. Note: In order to send fake bounce-backs with Block Sender you need to upgrade your account to Plus […]

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How to Block Emails by the Sender’s Name

With Block Sender, you can stop receiving emails from someone just by blocking their name, either within Gmail using our browser extension or via the dashboard. Using the Browser Extension Log into your Gmail account. Click on the Block button in the toolbar and select New Block. Use the following settings to create a Block, in this […]

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How to Block Emails by Domain/Website

One of the most effective ways to stop getting spam in your inbox is to block the domain/website that is sending you the spam. You can do this with Block Sender via the browser extension or dashboard, which is explained in detail below. Using the Browser Extension Log in to your Gmail account. Open the […]

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How to Block Emails by Subject

With Block Sender, you can block emails by their subject. This is particularly useful if you get certain types of unwanted emails from a website, but you don’t want to block all of their emails. For example, if an annoying weekly newsletter and password reset emails are sent from the same address then you wouldn’t want to […]

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How to Edit Existing Blocks

If you wish to change specific settings for an existing block, you can do this easily from within Gmail or the dashboard. Using the Browser Extension Click Block in the toolbar and select Manage Blocks. From the active blocks, select the Options of the block you want to edit and click Edit. Apply any changes […]

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How to Unblock an Email

Unblocking an email means you’ll now receive emails from the sender (or domain, or subject, or phrase, etc.) you blocked. You can unblock an existing email using Gmail or the Block Sender Dashboard. Using the Browser Extension Open the email you previously blocked, if you still have it. Click Block in the toolbar and select […]

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How to Block Emails by a Word or Phrase

You can block emails based on a particular word or phrase in Gmail or the dashboard. With Block Sender you can block emails from your inbox if they contain a particular word or phrase. This is very useful for many reasons, some of which are: A spammer constantly varies their email address, domain, and subjects […]

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How to Block Emails by the Sender’s Email Address

With Block Sender you can block emails from a particular email address using either the browser extension or the dashboard. This is useful for when you are receiving harassing emails or a large amount of spam from a particular email address. Using the Browser Extension Open the email whose subject you want to block. Select […]

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