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How to block contact in Hotmail

Last Updated: 8th April 2021

Often at times, we need to block people that are annoying and causing trouble. We don't want to receive their messages. One of the features that Hotmail gives to its user is an option to blocking the contact. This will stop the user from seeing any type of activity from that contact. These are the following steps to block someone.

Login to Hotmail

The first step is to log in to your Hotmail account. Without logging in you can't block anyone. So just log in to your email id.

Click setting icon

Now go extreme left of the screen of the interface and click on the setting icon present at the top. The icon is shown in the picture below. The button will look like a gear.

Clicking on this icon will take you to some menu. There will be a dialogue box below the icon asking for the further option to be selected.

Click on options

Now click on the options from the dialogue box. This is present under the manage contact. This will further open the options setting.

Click on preventing junk email

Junk email as the name employs are the email that you don't want to be in your inbox. Click on the preventing junk email option. This is present on the right top of the screen after scrolling a little down. Under this, there will be an option of the safe and blocked sender. You have to click on this option. After clicking on it press on the blocked sender. This will further open a window in which it will be asking you to write the email address you want to block.

Write the email address you want to block

Now in the box which asks you for the email address you want to block. Write down the email address you want to block it will automatically send the email received by that id to a junk file. This was a simple procedure to block the email within few simple steps. Anyone can block other contacts by following these steps without any difficulty.

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