How to Block an Email in Embarqmail
By Nick Peers
If you do not wish to receive email from a particular sender in Embarqmail, you can block that user to stop the unwanted messages. Embarqmail doesn't offer a blacklist where you can simply add the sender's email address; instead, you must create a filter to block incoming messages from that address. Creating a new filter is a straightforward procedure.
Navigate to CenturyLink.com, click "Email" and then log in to your Embarqmail account.
Click the "Preferences" button, located next to the "Compose" button and above the list of emails.
Click "Mail Filters" to view your email filters, and then click "New Filter" to start a new filter.
Type a name for your filter into the "Filter Name" field. You can use the email address that you want to block as the name of the filter.
Choose "From" from the Conditions drop-down box and enter the email address that you want to block into the empty field.
Choose "Discard" from the Actions drop-down box.
Click "OK" to create the filter. The email address is blocked immediately.
Nick Peers has been writing technology-related articles since 2003. His articles have appeared in dozens of technical publications, including MSN UK, CNET, BBC Who Do You Think You Are, LifeHacker UK and TechRadar. He holds a Masters in information technology degree from the University of East London.