How to Block Emails on an iPhone 13

You can block emails from a sender on your iPhone 13 by opening Mail, swiping left on the message, tapping the three dots, then selecting Block Sender.

Our guide continues below with more information about blocking an email sender.

You can also watch this video about how to block emails on iPhone 13 for more on this topic.

How to Block an iPhone Email Sender

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 13 in the iOS 17 operating system.

These steps work in many other versions of iOS, and will also work on many other iPhone models, including the following:

  • iPhone 13 Mini
  • iPhone 13 Plus
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • iPhone 13 Pro Max

Step 1: Tap the Mail icon to open the app.

Step 2: Find an email from the sender that you want to block, then swipe left on it.

Step 3: Touch the button with three dots.

Step 4: Scroll down and choose the Block Sender option.

how to block emails on an iPhone 13

Now that you know how to block emails on an iPhone 13, you can use this feature whenever you are receiving unwanted messages from a particular email address.

Note that this is only going to affect the Mail app on the iPhone. If you check messages in a Web browser on your computer, on another device, or in another application like Outlook, then you will still see these messages.

You can also block an email in the Mail app by tapping and holding on the message, then choosing the Block Sender option there.

You can unblock a sender using the same options described above; you will need to choose Unblock Sender instead, however.

Video – Blocking an iPhone Email Sender

Summary – Blocking an Email

  1. Open Mail.
  2. Swipe left on the message.
  3. Tap the three dots.
  4. Choose Block Sender.

Related: How to Delete Email Account on iPhone 13


Given how easy it is for people to reach us on our mobile phones, it’s an unfortunate part of that accessibility that unwanted people will be able to reach us.

Fortunately, the iPhone has a number of different blocking options so that you can’t receive phone calls, text messages, or even emails from people that you don’t want to.

Hopefully, our article above about how to block emails on an iPhone 13 has provided you with the necessary information to stop unwanted email contacts from sending you messages in the Mail app on your smartphone.

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