Are you tired of receiving unwanted emails or messages from people who bring negativity to your life? Do you want to declutter your inbox and focus on important communications? If you have an iPhone running on iOS 13, you can block unwanted emails in just a few seconds. In this article, we’ll walk you through the process and help you filter out the noise.
Using the Blocking Feature in iOS 13
Blocking an email sender on your iPhone’s Mail app is quick and easy. Follow these steps:
- Open the Mail app and find the unwanted email.
- Tap to open it and you will see the sender’s name in the top left corner. Tap the name.
- The “From:” field should now appear with the sender’s name in blue. Tap the name again.
- The contact sheet for the person will open. Tap “Block this Contact”.
- Confirm your intention by tapping “Block Contact” one more time.
From now on, all emails from the blocked sender will go directly to your Trash folder.
Deciding What to Do with Emails from Blocked Users
iOS 13 gives you control over how to handle emails from blocked users. Follow these steps:
- Go to Settings > Email > Blocked Sender Options.
- You will see three options: “No”, “Mark as Blocked, Leave in Inbox”, and “Move to Bin”.
- Select the option that fits your preferences.
Depending on your choice, the blocked emails will be treated as normal, emphasized in your inbox as being from a blocked sender, or sent directly to the Trash folder.
Canceling the Blocking of a Contact
If you want to unblock a contact, follow these steps:
- Go to Settings > Email > Blocked.
- Tap “Edit” in the top right corner.
- Tapping the red circle next to a contact’s name should bring up the options to remove them from the blocked list.
- Select “Unblock” to restore the person to normal status.
If you want to mute conversations in emails or learn about the latest iOS 13 features, check out our other articles.
Can I block emails from multiple senders at once?
No, you will need to block each sender individually.
Will the blocked sender know that I have blocked them?
No, the sender will not receive a notification that they have been blocked.