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Please use the following steps to block an email address from sending emails to your Exchange account. Students in the SUMail environment, please use the steps found here.

Requires Web Interface

The following method requires the web interface version of your account found at exchange.syr.edu. Your log in credentials are managed on the NetID self service page.

Step 1 - Log In To Your Account

Visit exchange.syr.edu and log in with your NetID credentials.

exchange.syr.edu login landing page

Step 2 - Locate the Options Menu

Locate and click the cog/gear symbol () in the upper right hand corner. In the drop down, select Options.

Step 3 - Open the Account's Block Settings

Once in Options, select block or allow.

Step 4 - Specify the Account Block

Once in the block or allow sections you'll see the block senders area. Input the sender's email address where indicated. Be sure to hit the "+" symbol to add the sender to the block list. 

Block Sender Domain

If you'd like to block any emails from a particular domain, simply put anything past the "@" symbol in the block field. Example: If you'd like to block all Gmail senders, input "gmail.com" and hit the "+" symbol. This will block all Gmail senders from reaching your account.

Step 5 - Verify and Save

Verify that the block has been added to the list and review the blocked sender. Click Save. The block will begin immediately upon saving your changes.

Your account will now automatically block this sender from emailing you.

Edit or Remove Block

If you'd like to remove or edit a currently listed block simply highlight it in the list. User the pencil symbol to update or change a currently listed block or hit the "-" button to remove it. Be sure to Save any changes.

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