Emails are the easiest way to communicate with people. However, they can also be used for spoofing attacks. Thus, it is better to block emails from unknown senders. Email services allow you to block individual emails that you think are malicious.
In this article, we discuss how you can block emails on Outlook from a specific email address, a particular region or containing specific words or terms, add senders to the block list, followed by a guide to unblocking emails on Outlook.
How to block emails from a particular sender?
Here are the steps to block emails on Outlook from a specific email address.
Step 1: Open Outlook and then go to the Inbox if not already there.Step 2: Right-click on the message whose sender you want to block.Step 3: After that, go to Junk > Block Sender. The sender can still send you the emails, but the emails will be transferred automatically to the Junk Email folder, where you can review the emails if you want.
Also read: How to schedule an email in Outlook?
How to block emails from a particular region or containing specific words?
You can also block emails originating from a particular region. Here are the steps to do so.
Step 1: Open Outlook and then click on the Home button.Step 2: After that, click on Junk option in the Delete heading.Step 3: From the drop-down menu, select Junk email options. Step 4: Now, click on the International tab at the top.Step 5: Here, you will see two options — Blocked Top-Level Domain List and Blocked Encodings List. Click on the first option to block emails from a particular region and the second option to block emails containing words from a particular language. Also read: How to block emails on AOL?
How to add senders to the block list on Outlook?
To add senders to the block list, follow the steps mentioned below.
Step 1: Go to Home > Junk > Junk Email Options > Blocked Senders.Step 2: Here, click on Add.Step 3: After that, add the sender’s email address and then click OK. Also read: How to block emails on Gmail?
How to unblock emails on Outlook?
If you want to unblock a sender, follow the steps given below.
Step 1: Click on Home > Junk > Junk Email Options.Step 2: Now, click on Block Senders at the top.Step 3: Here, you will see a list of senders that you have blocked. Click on the sender that you want to unblock and then click on Remove. This will remove the sender from the block list. Also read: How to delete Gmail account permanently?