How to Unblock Email in Gmail App in iPhone

Author: Ritikaa | Guide: iPhone |

Blocking in Gmail is a reversible process, i.e. you can also unblock an email in the Gmail app on your iPhone. It is a 4-step process and does not take more than 2 minutes! In fact, blocking/unblocking someone on IMO is also very easy. Coming back to Gmail, let's read the given article.

How to Block emails on gmail on iphone

Unblock Email in Gmail App on iPhone in 4 Steps

Step-1 Open Your Gmail Account: In order to open the Gmail app on your iPhone:

  • Open your iPhone's 'App Gallery.
  • Find the 'Gmail' app icon.
  • Then, click on this app icon to open Gmail.
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Step-2 Tap On A Mail: Not just any mail, but you have to tap on the mail by the center that you have blocked earlier and, now you want to unblock them.

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Step-3 Click On '•••' Icon: The 'More' icon is present on the right side of the name of the sender as you can see in the picture below. This is represented by three small dots like '•••'.

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Step-4 Choose 'Unblock': When you click on '•••', you will get various options like:

  • Revert auto-sizing
  • Forward
  • Print
  • Unblock
  • Cancel

From these options, you have to choose the 'Unblock' option. After clicking on this option, that particular email will be successfully unblocked.

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These 4 Steps are all you need in order to unblock an email in the Gmail app on your iPhone.


How To Unblock Emails in Gmail On Android?

If you are an Android user then, the process of unblocking an email in the Gmail app is a bit different for you.

The following are the steps to unblock Gmail in Android:

  • Open your Gmail.
  • Click on the 'More' icon from the top left.
  • Then, go to 'Settings' by choosing this option.
  • Select the 'Filters and Blocked Addresses' option.
  • Then, click on 'Unblock'.
  • Choose all the emails that you want to unblock.
  • Finally, confirm them to unblock.

Where Do Blocked Emails Go in Gmail App?

According to Google Support, whenever you block a sender in the Gmail app. Then, the messages that they send you will go to the Spam folder in your app by default. You can visit the spam folder to check yourself.

How Do I Know if Someone has Blocked my Emails on the Gmail App?

There is no solid way to find out if someone has blocked you from their Gmail or not.

But, still, you can take note of the given steps which can provide you with a hint regarding the same:

  • Check if the emails that you send to bounce back more frequently.
  • Try to send an email from some other email account. You can switch Gmail accounts for this.
  • Your emails would not be delivered if you are blocked by them.

Why is Gmail Rejecting The Outgoing Emails?

If you are trying to send an email to a particular email address but your app is showing the message 'Failed to send again and again, then it means that there is some fault at the receiver's side.

There can be two possibilities:

  • The recipient address might not work or exist anymore.
  • Or, you might've entered the email address with the correct spelling or typo.

Why is the Block Option Not Visible in My Gmail?

The steps to block an email in the Gmail app are different for iOS and Android users.

So, make sure to follow the steps that are applicable to your operating system and device. Otherwise, you will have problems finding the Block option for sure.


With this article, you can easily unblock any email on your Gmail app. Given the fact that most of the websites ask for your email address to log in, make sure to not give unsafe and harmful websites your email id.

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