Nowadays, Email plays an important role in our working and daily life. Almost every day, we can receive several Emails on our phones or computers. However, we can always hear some iPhone users complain that "I receive junk mails that contain meaningless notifications and advertisements every day, which disturbs me a lot. How do I block emails on my iPhone?" Junk mails could be annoying and get in your way when you are working and trying to deal with important emails. So here I would show you how to block email on iPhone.

How to Block Email & Contacts on iPhone

If you don’t know how to block email or contacts on iPhone, check out the content below. Before learning how to block emails iPhone users should know that you can’t block Email on iPhone directly, you need to operate in your computer. After finishing blocking Emails on your computer, you will not receive the junk mails both on your computer and your iPhone.

We’ll take several popular email services as an example to show you how to block email on iPhone.

#1. Block email on iCloud

Step 1: Open on your computer with your browser.

Block email iCloud

Step 2: Click on Mail after logging in.

Block email iCloud

Step 3: Click the gear bottom found in the bottom left-hand corner.

Block email iCloud

Step 4: Click Rules on the following popup menu and then you will open the Rules tab.

Block email iCloud

Step 5: Click Add a Rule above the rules list. If you haven’t added any rule before, you will see an empty list.

Block email iCloud

Step 6: Set how you want to filter the email.

Block email iCloud

Select "is from" and then input the name or email address that you don’t want to receive emails from.
You can also select "has subject containing" and enter a phrase that is contained in the message that you want to block. And emails that include the phrase will be blocked.

Step 7: Click Move to Trash and it’s done, so you’ve successfully blocked Emails that you don’t want to receive.

Block email iCloud

#2. Block Email on Outlook

Step 1: Open Outlook website with your browser on your computer and sign into outlook with the outlook mail, Hotmail or live mail you are using on your iPhone.

Outlook Block Email

Step 2: Click the Settings button.

Outlook Block Email

Step 3: Click Options on the following menu.

Outlook Block Email

Step 4: Select Blocked senders and you'll go to the junk Email section.

Outlook Block Email

Step 5: Put a name, address, or domain that you don’t want to receive emails from into the box.

Outlook Block Email

Step 6: After step 5 is finished, click Add to list and then click Save. So now you’ve already blocked the Emails that you don’t want to receive.

Outlook Block Email

#3. Block contacts in Setting app on iPhone

1. You need to verify which email address you need to block through Contacts app.
2. You can add the address that is not existing in Contacts app or set up a new contact via Contacts app.
3. Run Settings app once the email address that you want to block is existing in Contacts.
4. Tap on Mail and then enable the option Blocked Sender Options.


5. There are three options which contains None, Mark as Blocked Leave in Inbox and Move to Trash, you can choose one of them to handle with the email from the sender who has been blocked.

Move to trash

6. Once the setting has been switched on, hit on Blocked and then select Add New.
7. Hit on the contacts that you need to block.

Add new

8. If the Mail option has been enabled in iCloud, the sender who has been blocked is workable on your all iOS devices.

How to Block Email Notifications on iPhone

If you receive a lot emails per day and you are bothered by the notifications of the emails you receive, here’s a way for you to block email notifications on iPhone so that it won’t bother you that much.

Step 1. Tap Settings and Find Mail.
Step 2. Tap Mail and find Notifications.
Step 3. Turn off Allow Notification to block Email on iPhone.

How to Save Email attachments to your PC with Leawo iTransfer

Leawo iTransfer is a powerful transfer program for iPod, iPad and iPhone, multiple kinds of files which include photo, music, videos and more can be transferred between iOS devices, iTunes and PC. In addition, it can back up any data from iPhone/iPad/iPod as well as managing the playlists of the iOS devices and iTunes. With the help of Leawo iTrasnfer, different types of files can be transferred or backed up in a rapid and safe way without data loss. To save email attachments from iPhone to your computer, you can refer to the full guidance as below:

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Step 1. Save the attachment files from your email to your iPhone firstly. For example, save the photos from attachment files to your device. Next, launch Leawo iTransfer on your computer and then plug your iPhone to computer via supported USB cable. Your iPhone will be recognized and scanned by iTransfer automatically. And the detailed information from your iPhone will all be displayed in the left sidebar of iTransfer window.


Step 2. Choose “Photos” tab below library in the left column. Then all photos files will listed on the right part of the window. You can choose all the photos from email attachment for transfer and then press on “Transfer” button from the right corner bottom. Or you can choose certain photos by holding the key “Ctrl/Shift” for transfer as well. Then right-click the photos that you have selected to transfer and choose “Transfer to > My Computer”.

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Step 3. When you selected the photos from email attachment to transfer, a prompt will appear and request you choose an output directory to save the transferred photos. You can enable the option “Save to folder” and then press on “Change” button to choose a location for saving the photos. Finally, press on the button “Transfer Now” to begin saving the photos from email attachment to your computer.