Spams messages usually consist of unwanted content such as
product purchase links, request for monetary help from unknown people, brand
promotions and other junk which has no use. But spam disturbs your day to day
work by burdening your inbox with useless data which needs a lot of time to
clear. The spam messages sometimes prove to be a threat for your email account
as it may contain the links from cyberpunks. So, it becomes important for a
user to block spam for a smoother emailing experience. If you are a Yahoo user,
you are privileged to have various options to control the spam messages. So,
here below we will be discussing the ways using which you can block the spam on
Method 1: Blocking
the email address:
If you are frequently receiving the spam from one specific
email address, you don’t think twice before blocking that email address. By
blocking the particular email address, you will never receive any message from
it. Though spammer uses multiple emails to complete their intentions, blocking
can help to a large extent. In order to block an email address on Yahoo, follow
the below-given steps:
in to your Yahoo inbox using your email address and password.
the address from the email you receive.
Next, go to
the Settings of your Yahoo mail
drop-down menu select “Security and
Click on “Add” option from the “blocked addresses” under the Security
and Privacy section.
the email address in the specified field. You can simply paste the copied email
Click the “Save”
button below the email address.
address will be blocked.
Deleting spam on Yahoo :
You can simply delete spam on Yahoo. For this, you need to
follow the steps given below:
need to log in using your Yahoo email address and password.
all the emails that you want to delete
Spam, and tab near the top of the page below the search bar.
Tap on Trash icon against Spam options.
Click OK when prompted.
Method 3: Set
the spam filter in Yahoo:
need to login to your Yahoo mail account
on the email you find as spam
the “filter emails like this” pop-up menu select “Add filter” window.
name of the filter in the Name box
In the sections
of “If all of the following rules are true”, enter the data. Such as click on
“sender” menu and choose the most suitable option like “Contains”. Now the rule
will filter the emails you receive from that particular email address
the drop-down box, in the “Then Move the
Message To” and select “Trash”
and click “Save” button.
Few tips to
avoid the spam emails in Future:
Do not connect yourself with unknown senders
Make sure you share your email address with reliable people only
Avoid subscribing to emails and newsletters from useless sites.
Never fell in the trap of cyberpunks. So, do not share your personal information for discounts, offers or prizes.
Never use the non-secure browsers, applications or software.
Never respond to spam messages
Delete the spam without wasting the time
Do not share your email on random online platforms
Though you cannot completely get rid of spam it can be controlled if you follow proper security measures such as creating filters and blocking spam emails.
Always keep the account security settings updated.
Are you done with all the steps given above? still not able to block all the spam coming to your mail account, Yahoo customer care is what you need.
Jenny is an enthusiastic technical writer, who is always on the toes to perform research and development for various technical topics and find ways to help users through her writing. She keeps finding the new and latest topics which every user must be aware of. Also, she is a social media expert and her expertise are evident in her writing.