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Block addresses in Yahoo Mail

The choice is yours! Get emails from the senders you want and block incoming messages from those you don't.

You can block up to 500 email addresses in Yahoo Mail. Here's how.

Blocking an email address

  1. Mouse over the Settings menu icon Small gear icon | select Settings.
  2. Click Blocked Addresses.
  3. Enter an email address in the "Add an address" field.
  4. Click Block.

Removing a blocked email address

  1. Mouse over the Settings menu icon Small gear icon | select Settings.
  2. Click Blocked Addresses.
  3. Click an email address from the list.
  4. Click Remove.

Basic Mail steps

  1. Sign in to Yahoo Mail.
  2. Click the Settings drop-down menu.
  3. Select Options.
  4. Click Go.
  5. Click Blocked Addresses.
  6. Type in the email address you want to block in the "Add an address:" field.
  7. Click the Add this email address to the Blocked List button.

  Good to know: Senders on your blocked address list won't be notified they're being blocked. Their message will simply never reach your account.

Animated GIF demonstrating adding and removing blocks from email addresses

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