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AOL Help: Block an Email address or Domain

You can use the AOL Email on the Web Email controls to block email from a specific email address or domain. Or if you accidentally blocked an email address or domain, you can remove that email address or domain from your block list.

Note: A domain is the part of the email address after the @ symbol. For example, if the email address is address@aol.com, aol.com would be the domain.

Block an email address or domain

When you do not want to receive email from a specific email address or domain, you can add them to your Email Controls block list.

To block an email address or domain:
1. Go to http://email.aol.co.uk.
2. In the Screen Name box, type your AOL screen name.
3. In the Password box, type your AOL password.
4. Click the Sign On button.
5. Click the Settings button.
6. Click the Spam Controls link.
7. Click the Control Who I Get Email From button.
8. Choose the Block email from all senders on my Custom Sender List options by clicking it.
9. Next to Block email from all senders on my, click the Custom Senders List link.
10. In the text box, type the email address or domain you want to block.
11. Click the Add button.
12. Click the Save button.
13. Click the Save button.
14. Click the Save button.


Unblock an email address or domain

You will not receive email from any email address or domain on your Email Controls block list. If you want to receive email from an email address or domain currently on your block list, you will need to remove them from the list.

To unblock an email address or domain:
1. Go to http://email.aol.co.uk.
2. In the Screen Name box, type your AOL screen name.
3. In the Password box, type your AOL password.
4. Click the Sign On button.
5. Click the Settings button.
6. Click the Spam Controls link.
7. Click the Control Who I Get Email From button.
8. Next to Block email from all senders on my, click the Custom Senders List link.
9. Click the email address or domain you want to remove to highlight it.
10. Click the Remove button.
11. Click the Save button.
12. Click the Save button.
13. Click the Save button.