Block Or Unblock Sender In Outlook Express

The following instructions will allow you to deal with annoying senders. Note: Following these instructions, does not prevent the message from being downloaded, it merely moves it immediately to the Deleted items folder. From this point on, you no longer need to deal with that particular sender.

How To Block A Sender

1. Select the message exactly the way you would if you were going to open it.

2. Use Alt-M, as in mailto open the Mail menu.
3. Press the letter S as in send.

You will be asked to confirm this action, press Enter on yes. You will than be asked if you want to delete this particular message. Press Enter on Yes. From now on all messages from this sender will go directly to the Deleted items folder, without you even seeing them.

How To Unblock A Sender

1. From the In Box, press Alt -T for Tools followed by R for Rules.
2. You will be presented with 3 choices. Use the arrow keys to select Blocked Senders List, press Enter.
3. You will be placed in a list box. Use the arrow keys to select the address you wish to remove.
4 Now tab to remove and press Enter.
5. Last Tab to Ok and press Enter.
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Updated on ... August 26, 2010