How to unblock an email address in gmail-You have accidentally blocked a contact on Gmail and you don’t have the faintest idea how to fix it? Some time ago you marked one or more email addresses on Gmail as spam, now you’ve changed your mind but don’t know how to go back? If this is the situation, I’d say you’ve landed on the right tutorial, at the right time!
If you allow me a few minutes of your precious time, in fact, I can illustrate you how to unblock an email address in gmail both from computers and from smartphones and tablets. Furthermore, the operation is feasible both via the Web interface and the official app of the famous Google service and via third-party email clients.
At that time? How about we put the small talk aside and immediately get busy? Yes? Great! Position yourself, therefore, comfortably and immediately begin to concentrate on reading what is reported below. I’m sure that, in the end, you will be able to say that you are more than satisfied with the results obtained.
How to unblock an email address in gmail
Want to find out how to unblock an email address in gmail? Then follow the instructions below. In the following steps, in fact, you will find indicated how to proceed from PC (or rather from the Web version of Gmail) e from smartphones and tablets (i.e. using the app of the popular email service for mobile devices).
How to unblock an email address in gmail From PC
Want to unblock an email address on gmail by going to act from pcthen from web version of the e-mail service? So the first thing you need to do is to start the browser you usually use to surf the web from a computer (eg Chrome), go to the Gmail home page and log in to your Google account (if necessary).
Now that you’re viewing the Gmail home screen, click the shaped icon gear wheel present at the top right and select the item View all settings from the menu that appears. In the new screen that is now shown to you, select the tab Filters and blocked addresses located at the top, locate the email address you want to unblock, click on the item unlock located in its correspondence and confirm your intentions by pressing the button Unlock in the box that appears.
If you need to unblock multiple email addresses, you can also act on multiple contacts simultaneously by adding a check on the box corresponding to them or, if you need to select them all, by clicking on the link Everyone placed at the bottom of the screen. Then press the button Unblock selected addresses which is at the bottom, confirm and you’re done.
If, on the other hand, you had blocked an email address by marking the messages received from it as spam, the procedure you need to put into practice to implement the unblocking differs markedly. In this case, in fact, you have to go to the section Spam of Gmail, by selecting the relevant item from the menu on the left side (if you can’t see it, first click on the wording Other). Subsequently, open the message of your interest among those in the list and select the option Don’t spam present at the top, or click on the button Mark as not spam which you can find in the gray box.
If you need to act on several emails simultaneously, instead of opening the various messages individually and proceeding as I have just indicated, put a check on the box corresponding to them in the spam section of Gmail and select the wording Don’t spam which is at the top.
How to unblock an email address in gmail From smartphones and tablets
Now let’s see how to unblock an email address on Gmail by acting as smartphones and tabletsthrough theofficial app of the service available for Android and for iOS/iPadOS. In this case, however, keep in mind that the only thing you can do is to remove an email and therefore the relative sender from the spam folder, since at the time of writing this guide, the Gmail application for mobile devices is not supports unblocking email addresses.
That being said, launch the app Gmailtap the button with the lines horizontally located at the top left and select the item Spam from the menu that appears. In the new screen that appears, tap on message you mean “free”, press the button (…) located at the top right and select the item Don’t spam from the menu that appears. Alternatively, press the button Mark as not spam that you find in the gray box that may be present on the email screen.
If you need to take action on multiple messages simultaneously, press and hold on first email of your interest that is in the section Spam of the Gmail app, so that it is marked; later also selects the other messages you are interested in, tap the button (…) located at the top right and choose the option Don’t spam from the menu that appears.
Considering that, as anticipated a few lines above, the Gmail app does not allow you to unblock email addresses, if you need to perform the aforementioned operation from a mobile phone, I inform you that you can still do it by using the web version of the e-mail service, by opening the browsers that you generally use to surf the web from a mobile phone (eg. Chrome) and going to the home page of the service.
So enable the desktop mode (tapping the button with the lines horizontally placed in the upper left and then on the link Desktops which you find at the bottom of the menu that opens) and proceed in the same way as I already explained in the previous step on using Gmail from a PC. Easy, right?
How to unblock an email address in gmail from client
Now I want to illustrate how to unblock an email address on gmail from clienti.e. from an e-mail management program.
In this case, however, keep in mind that you can act as I will indicate below only if the blocking of the email address you now want to unblock was done via the client. If, on the other hand, you had previously set the block using the Web version of the service, you will necessarily have to intervene from the latter, as I explained to you in the step present at the beginning of the tutorial (since the filter is applied upstream on the Gmail servers and not in the client you use locally).
Having made this necessary clarification, let’s get to the heart of the matter. If you are using a PC with su installed Windows 10 and you are in the habit of managing email with the application Mail of the operating system, to succeed in your attempt, start the latter, press the button with the lines horizontally located at the top left and choose the item Other from the menu that appears. Then go into the Junk Mailselect a message of the sender you want to unblock and click on the option Not unwanted which is located at the top right.
If you use Outlookwhich is another popular email client, both on windows what up macOSto unblock an email address on Gmail do this: start the program, select the tab Home from the toolbar located at the top, click on the iconlittle man with prohibition symbol located at the top left and choose the option Junk email options from the menu that opens.
In the window that appears, select the card Senders blockedthen the name of the sender to unblock and click on the button Remove. Easier than that?!