This post will walk you through adding someone to the iPhone 14 Mail app’s existing blocklist. Here’s a quick guide to block someone in Mail on the Apple iPhone 14 series.
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You can make use of the iOS 16 blocking feature if you keep getting spam or scam emails on your iPhone. Similar to other iOS apps, the iPhone Mail app has a built-in blocking function that you can activate for an even better email experience.
Depicted below depicts the actual process of using the Mail app’s blocking feature based on the iPhone 14 interface. Feel free to refer to this quick guide whenever you need help in the process.
- To begin, open the iOS Settings app by tapping on the app’s shortcut icon from the Home screen.
You can also launch the app by tapping on the gear-shaped icon on the App library of your phone.
- While in the settings app menu, scroll to find Mail then tap on it to access the Mail app settings menu.
Here, you will see another set of features relevant to iOS email management.
- Scroll down to the Threading section.
Here, you will see a number of options associated with the Mail app’s threading functions including blocking features.
- To continue, tap Blocked.
Another screen opens with a list of all contacts that you’ve blocked. This list may include email addresses and phone numbers.
- To add someone in your existing blocklist, tap Add New.
Doing so will take you straight to the Contacts app menu where you can see a list of all your saved contacts.
- Find then select the contact that you’d like to add to your blocklist in Mail. The selected contact will then be removed from your contacts list and moved to the blocklist.
As a result, emails coming from this contact will no longer appear in your inbox as other unblocked emails do.
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To add another contact to block, just repeat the same steps to head back to your iPhone contacts then choose the next contact to add to your blocklist in Mail.
Manage Blocklist in Mail
There is also an option for you to manage blocked contacts.
In the Blocked menu, you’ll see Edit located on the top-right corner. Simply tap on Edit to switch to an editable screen. You’ll then see a minus sign inside a red circle appearing before each contact.
You can tap on that minus sign if you’d like to remove a contact from your blocklist. Once you’re done making necessary changes, tap Done on the upper-right corner.
And that’s all about blocking someone in the iPhone 14 Mail application. You can also use the same blocking feature from other built-in iOS apps like Phone, Messages, and FaceTime. Just navigate to the settings menu of any of the said apps then find the option to block someone.