Yea, as much as the email address is a media outlet on the IT angle, there might be some days when you are not comfortable with some elements sending you emails. Have you experienced a situation where you simply open up an email address for the sake of getting correspondences from a very reputable organization, or for the purposes of a particular work, and in the long run, the email marketers get hold of that email through search and other avenues? The problem you will have is that you will be forced to read a lot of promotion, offer and marketing emails even when you do not find any of them useful at all. In such case, you might not have the luck to receive these emails from firms that give you the opportunity to opt out if you wish. This becomes a very big problem on its own, and you just have to find a solution to it.
Here, the only solution is to block emails from such senders. There are also some other cases where you might be getting unwanted emails, and feel like blocking them. A friend who sends you annoying emails or someone who is wooing you for something and continues sending you things you do not want to see, might also need to be blocked. But before I take you on a journey of how to do this, you have to be aware of one thing. That thing is the fact that most spammers will always make use of different email addresses on different occasions. Because of this, it is simply not going to be easy blocking those email addresses on each occasion. But, if you know the person you do not want to talk to, come along.
The procedures to block email addresses in Hotmail
When you are on the hotmail page, look for the toolbar and select “options.” However, in some cases, you might have to go to more “options” to find this. When here, you will see the “preventing junk mail” space. Click on this.
When you click on this, you will be taken to link that has 3 options, the last is the “Safe and blocked senders” link. Click on this and it will take you to the “blocked senders option.”
Follow the link you see and get to the area written blocked senders. When you are here, click “blocked senders” and it will bring out a list of blocked email addresses or domains. In the space provided below, type the email address you want to block.
Another option you can use to make the blocking broader is by blocking the email addresses on the same domain. This will help you more in term of the junk or spam emails. You can do this by simply typing @gmail.com if you want to block all emails coming from Gmail accounts. If you know the domain name of the firm that disturbs you must, just enter such and all emails coming from this will be blocked.
This saves you a lot of problems. It can be very tasking trying to sort out the relevant and useful emails if your Inbox is filled with emails from unwanted senders. But with this, it will be reduced, and you will have all the ones you need.