So, if you are annoyed with all such emails and moving them to the Spam folder is not working, here are three ways you can permanently block such messages in Gmail.
- Working internet connectivity
- Google Account login credentials
- PC or Mac with browser
Method 1: By blocking specific sender
If you are receiving any random promotional messages from a specific set of senders, Gmail allows users to block emails from a particular sender.
To do this, head to www.gmail.com and login
Locate the email from a particular sender and open it
Click on the three vertical dots and then click on the ‘Block’ option
Confirm by clicking on Block button again in the popup
Method 2: Block emails using Filters
Google has also added email filters that enable users to set specific filters and filter such emails.
To do this, login into your Gmail account and tap on the drop-down button from the search bar
Now, type-in the sender’s name or email id in the ‘To’ field and then click on Create Filter
In the next step, choose the option ‘Delete it’ to permanently delete all the emails received from given email addresses.
Method 3: Use keywords to block or delete emails
Again head to search filter option by clicking on the drop-down menu and type keywords like Promotions, sale, discounts, offers, free, won, etc under ‘Has the word’ section and click on Create Filter and later choose the option ‘Delete it’.
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