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How to block an email address in Microsoft Outlook


You may want to block an email address in Microsoft Outlook when you have been a victim of a malicious email send.

In Microsoft Outlook it is possible to block these email addresses, so that you no longer receive emails from them – maintaining your security & protection.

How do I block an email address in Microsoft Outlook?

1. Open up Microsoft Outlook and navigate to the unwanted email.

2. On the individual email, right click and select Junk from the menu.

Junk emails in Microsoft Outlook

3. Then click on Block Sender.

Block sender in Microsoft Outlook

4 Click OK. The message will be deleted and all future emails from this sender will be blocked.

How to manage Blocked Senders in Outlook

1. Simply right click on an email, then select Junk (as you did in Step 2 above).
This time select Junk E-mail Options.

Junk E-mail Options in Microsoft Outlook

2. Then from the menu select Blocked Sender tab. Here you can add or remove email addresses.

Blocked Senders in Microsoft Outlook

3. When complete, click OK.

Additional Information

NOTE: Microsoft Outlook has a maximum of 500 unique email addresses you can block at a time.

Further Information

If you have any questions about this or need assistance, then please contact the GCC Group Support Team on 0345 260 1151 or

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