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A one click function to block email address

It should be easy to block email address. I don't know why this has not been implemented. Do you guys make money from it?

I don't want to have to go into settings. It's true spammers can just generate new email addresses, but at least that makes it slightly harder for them. And also an option to block their host.

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    KrisKris shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Make an option to Permanently delete a spam sender instantly  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Put a BLOCK box next to the DELETE box  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Better BLOCKING on yahoo mail  ·   · 
    Sally NaveSally Nave shared a merged idea: PLEASE, ADD A SIMPLE WAY FOR US TO 'BLOCK' ANYONE WE DO NOT WANT TO BUG IS.  ·   · 
    DorothyDorothy shared a merged idea: Please add a 'block this email addr' or 'block this sender' button on the Spam drop menu or just a block button.  ·   · 
    JoJo shared a merged idea: Blocking unwanted SPAM should be easier-too much. Typing in each long email to block is a lot of work.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Please add "BLOCK" to SPAM drop down box!!! When use "Settings" to block: "email address is invalid" . ADD "BLOCK" option like Outlook Mail.  ·   · 
    Jonathan DuranteJonathan Durante shared a merged idea: Store Previous Email Addresses Flagged as Spam  ·   · 
    Ellis WebbEllis Webb shared a merged idea: PLEASE! PLEASE! SET UP A WAY TO BLOCK UNWANTED JUNK E-MAIL THAT IS EASY TO DO. WITH HOTMAIL ALL I HAVE TO DO IS CLICK ON THE BLOCK TAB.  ·   · 
    MicheleMichele shared a merged idea: Stop saving every email address i use. Craigslist user here.  ·   · 
    samooresamoore shared a merged idea: allow a way to automatically add spam addresses to the blocked address list  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Blocking unwanted emails  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Your SPAM blocking is substandard! When I put the e-mail address that is sending the SPAM, I want the e-mail not to be allowed into account  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Yahoo needs to make blocking an address more simple than having to type every address in why not allow us to highlight the sender and and bl  ·   · 
    RomaneRomane shared a merged idea: Create a BLOCK button can't be that hard not as hard as going through every vulgar email to block address?  ·   · 
    RonRon shared a merged idea: A one click option to block a domain. It is a real pain to cut and paste an email from the email section to the setting section.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: There is no easy way to block the spam i get ! i let spam go for week and i had close tp 900 emails simple fix is put a block button at top  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: hi guys, it would be nice if there was a block function on the mail, so we could block spam and unnecessary mails that we do not want.  ·   · 
    Barbara CanuteBarbara Canute shared a merged idea: 65 spams to 10 good emails. Yahoo needs to add BLOCK junk mail like Hotmail/Outlook has!!!!!!!!!!!  ·   · 
    T. HerringT. Herring shared a merged idea: There needs to be a way to completely block the horrible spam emails I am getting. They are very sexually explicit and I want them blocked.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: On mail you should make it easier to block address - like the way to move them from one area to another - we need to block easily.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Put a block button at top like MSN  ·   · 
    louislouis shared a merged idea: Please put easy feature access to block mails, i want to block all mails in my spam.  ·   · 
    DebbieDebbie shared a merged idea: SPAM  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: As a user, I want to be able to tell yahoo when reporting an email as being spam, to block all other emails form that domain  ·   · 
    Jeff CorneliusJeff Cornelius shared a merged idea: I want a simple one click to permanently block some e-mail senders for children's accounts especially  ·   · 
    AnonymousAnonymous shared a merged idea: Blocking an email address. There should be a more convenient and quicker and easier way to block an email address. There should be an option  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: In the Spam folder include a provision that when the spam is deleted the senders address is automatically blocked and an option to block the  ·   · 
    DeeDee shared a merged idea: ALLOW BLOCKING OF SPAM!!!!!  ·   · 
    DebraDebra shared a merged idea: Would it be possible to put the block address in a drop down menu? Would like this option without opening mail to block address.  ·   · 
    Stephanie CStephanie C shared a merged idea: SPAM FOLDER TO BLOCKED ADDRESSES.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Add the ability to "delete and don't even put in my spam folder" on the spam filter.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: "Filter" function is poor. Create "Block" and make it work. MSN mail is better  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Can you add an automatic 'block' button to the Spam folder?  ·   · 
    George DutraGeorge Dutra shared a merged idea: You need to have an option to block emails from senders, such as hot mail has.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Bring back the simpler "block sender" option, and delete spam immediately option.  ·   · 
    SS shared a merged idea: there needs to be an automatic block feature - takes to much time to keep entering individual addresses  ·   · 
    jasonjason shared a merged idea: Once you select an email you should be able to add it to your blocked list  ·   · 
    Nancy CostelloNancy Costello shared a merged idea: Need a BLOCK button, next to SPAM button, skipping the multiple steps of blocking the numerous spam email addresses  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: I get a lot of job emails from recruiters on late nights eve weekends  ·   · 
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    TomTom shared a merged idea: add a button to spam folder so after you check mark all 50 of them they automatically get added to block sender list  ·   · 
    BobBob shared a merged idea: Bing has a BLOCK for unwanted emails. With all Yahoo can do why not a block for unwanted emals also, Juts a simple block to stop them, perio  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Make it work! and enable a one click block!  ·   · 
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    Jeff CorneliusJeff Cornelius shared a merged idea: This is a Billion Dollar idea and you should pay me for it...I want a one click icon to block un wanted e-mails  ·   · 
    MattMatt shared a merged idea: Add a new tab to the email page for "block senders" instead of going to Settings and blocking.  ·   · 
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    NancyNancy shared a merged idea: Give us a BLOCK email button. Your present way is outdated.  ·   · 
    LindaLinda shared a merged idea: Your process to block email addresses  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Button to BLOCK spam!  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: i want to be able to block all spam email addresses to prevent reoccuring spam *********  ·   · 
    HENRY COOPERHENRY COOPER shared a merged idea: DEAR SIR/MA, YOU MUST NOW PUT "BLOCK" AT THE TOP BAR WITH "DELETE" AND "NOT SPAM" AND "MOVE." IMAGINE, PUT "BLOCK" THERE AND WE ARE HAPPY.  ·   · 
    ChamblessChambless shared a merged idea: Block option for spam mail - hotmail offers option to block spam -  ·   · 
    Jamie VJamie V shared a merged idea: why dont you put in the pull down menu on yahoo mail a blocking option instead of us having to go into a whole different screen to block it.  ·   · 
    rob albanirob albani shared a merged idea: Block button  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Let me BLOCK SPAM without opening the email!  ·   · 
    Roy WardRoy Ward shared a merged idea: I have tried the Blocking of Spam. You can't block all of them they just change there address and keep them coming.  ·   · 
    CurtisCurtis shared a merged idea: I WOULD LIKE TO BE ABLE TO ADD MORE THAN ONE ADDRESS AT A TIME TO MY BLOCKED LIST.  ·   · 
    Ryan CrittendenRyan Crittenden shared a merged idea: Make blocking senders why simpler. The process now is to time consuming.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Yahoo seems to allow too much spam. How about a block sender button like MSN has? I seldom get any junk mail on my MSN.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: You could certainly give us a "block" option. I've asked Yahoo to block certain emails like MSN allows you to do. To no avail!!!  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: When I inform you that something is spam. I want it to stop coming to my e-mail  ·   · 
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    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Add "Add to blocked" icon.  ·   · 
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    KR SMKR SM shared a merged idea: Add a quick button "permanently block e-mail address" to the spam folder.  ·   · 
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    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Make it easier to Block someone..  ·   · 
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    Anonymous shared a merged idea: blocking email  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: How about a one button block sender! I get tons of junk mail -- much of it from Yahoo even though I unsubscribe! But the BIGGEST deal is a o  ·   · 

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        i have filtered so many spammers...they come back too easy.
        I use "from" contains for example Lexington Law or Lexington.Law and these *** are back an hour later withe the same address...HOW can that be if its suppose to be a filter

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, please Yahoo. Now this would be a worthwhile feature, unlike most of the others you have rolled out in recent months...

      • jw cliffjw cliff commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This has also become an issue for me as I have received over 500 spam emails this month. Why so many? I've enacted all the controls that I know to stop this, but to no avail. The only option that I have is to make my GMAIL address my main email and eliminate Yahoo.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, we need this. We need to be able to just click the box to enable a block option.

      • glenn buxtonglenn buxton commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        make it like when you want to add a new contact, just one click. do you want to block this sender, yes, click, done!

      • Jo FosterJo Foster commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        There should be a Blocked Permanently Box as well as the delete Spam. (as a given anything a person puts in Spam should block that sender from sending any other spam to you
        I am getting the feeling Yahoo is behind the spam and that is the reason, Blocking it does no good, it will turn around and come in three or four more times in the same day.
        Please Stop Spam. I am up to about one thousand in the spam folder since the June 2 date. Hope you like the way it is filling up your data bases.
        (I have never opened anything from anyone I do not personally know already. So none of the spam was requested ever. Wish all the *** perverts would get laid and quit bothering my e-mail account.

      • Latti AlanLatti Alan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        this email is disturbing all the time sending me spam email so i want this email to be block.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The one thing you have to remember about Yahoo email. Filtering your spam mails just doesn't work. Marissa Mayer doesn't give a rats butt about you and your problems with spam in your email. I can attest to that. I have added filters to my spam emails and they don't work. Why I do not know, but Marissa does. She stated late last year that she didn't care about users of Yahoo, only the investors. Now I do agree that the investors do need to be kept happy but we the users to be happy too. I people started leaving Yahoo and going to say MSN, then wouldn't the investors be unhappy?

      • Jo FosterJo Foster commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree, I think anything we as individuals mark as Spam, Should go the Spam Folder, and then there be a Block permanently button that we could click to stop this FOREVER, from coming in to our inbox again. I to am a female who constantly gets viagra, Cialis, Come and chat with me baby junk and sales pitches for anything from hemroid cream to *** creams to toys to lawyer. I too tried the look at and then block, only to have them sneak in another way. If you open them and enter unsubscribe, You in turn get about 30 more spam letters from some where else. I think they sell the listing. I used to go in two time a day and delete this stuff. But am tired of doing so. SO now I will just let it back up your system. Maybe then you will figure out a way to stop the JUNK MAIL, SPAM. Thank you for trying to make the harassing e-mails stop. Somehow, Sometime in the future.

      • DebraDebra commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        "Carla" keeps wanting me to lick her. I am a 60 year old grandma. I do not know Carla. I do not want to lick her. Have blocked. Doesn't work. There have been others. I also do not need/want any Viagra or Cialis. Can't make it stop. Can you help me make it stop?

      • Not HappyNot Happy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Although I have reported repeated spam from Russia - domain using random letters in the format *****@*****.notifygate**.ru Yahoo have totally ignored my request for them to investigate the senders. The ** after notifygate is a number somewhere between 62 and 75. All these Spam emails from Russia contain an attachment, I refuse to open them, they are obviously Phishing or Video attachments in these Spam emails. Please act before you lose all your customers. You are putting our ID at risk.

        Anonymous

      • RogerRoger commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I am looking toward blocking incoming "IP addresses". You can find them in "Full Header". Just have not figured out how, but it can be done. Yahoo should have that answer, but..........??????

      • Terrence ClyneTerrence Clyne commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Going into settings doesn't work either. An alert appears indicating "Sorry, there was an error saving your blocked email addresses".

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This idea is a "No Brainer"! Come on Yahoo! For God's sake Yahoo, I'm tired of emptying my spam box! And we should be able to flag just the @domainName.com too! Step it up a notch Yahoo! I mean WTH

      • RogerRoger commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I have "Blocked" 367 domains. Their ever changing keeps them coming. I have "Filtered" as per Yahoo, well over 200. When filtering a new one, it comes up as successful. Many come back as "Filter already exists". So this is not working. And I put in many to labeling as "Phishing and Scam" as per Yahoo. You never know if this works or not. Yahoo does not respond. I think if Yahoo would implement a "Block" for e-mails coming from specific physical addresses, the majority of our problems would be solved. --- Country, City, State, P.O.Box, Street addresses. These are listed in most of those e-mails. If not there, they are in the "Full Header".

      • MartialMartial commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        we should be able to block e-mail spammers who use the tactic of adding characters to their address please you should blocked this address cha.larry@yahoo.fr it's spam mail he use to defraud people and i don't want this above address contact me again in this address coul972@live.fr

        please help me blocked this address cha.larry@yahoo.fr

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        not only am i getting more spam than ever before, but now i am getting it in other languages. what's up with that? did YOUR spam filter get compromised? YAHOO! used to be very good. now, with some of your changes, spam is flying in at an alarming rate.

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