How To Get Rid of Spam Emails


Saying that unsolicited emails, such as spam, are a nuisance would not be incorrect. You can’t stop every spam message from getting to your mailbox. Still, it is feasible to drastically lower the amount of messages that appear. I’ll explain in this article how to prevent spam emails from getting into your inbox by using filters, blocking, and spam reporting capabilities. Now let’s get going!

The two best strategies are to report spam as soon as it appears in your inbox and to block senders. For example, you can avoid undesirable emails from specific senders from showing up in your inbox by using Gmail’s block feature. All emails from blacklisted senders in Gmail will be routed to your Spam folder once they have been blocked.


How To Get Rid of Spam Emails

  • Head to your desktop web browser
  • Go to Gmail
  • Register/ Log into your account
  • Select the emails you want to report as spam by marking their respective checkboxes.
  • Select the Report Spam icon.

How To Use Gmail Filters To Stop Spam

  • Head to your desktop web browser
  • Go to Gmail
  • Register/Log into your account
  • Navigate to the search box at the top of your screen
  • Select the Show Search Options icon
  • A form will pop up. Fill in the search criteria that your shunned messages should meet before being filtered out
  • Once you fill out the form, Create a filter
  • Select all the steps you want the filter to take once a message that fits your criteria has been noticed.

How to Stop Spam Emails By Blocking in Outlook

  • Open up your desktop web browser
  • Navigate to Outlook on the web
  • Log in to your account
  • Select the checkbox next to the email you want to report as spam
  • There will be a red icon corresponding to a shield with an exclamation point in the middle of it on the toolbar
  • above your inbox. Choose the Down arrow to the right of that icon
  • Select Report Junk. It will immediately send your email to the Junk Email folder and will remove it from your main inbox.

Alternative Ways

Unsubscribe from promotional emails
Keep your email address private

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Waheel Ahmed

Waheel is a Tech writer specializing in the intersection of tech and culture. He likes photography, VR, electronic music, coffee...

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