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chadda

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the missus has an iPad and receives 20 to 40 junk porn crap a day tried unsubscribing with no effect other than her changing her email address
which would be a pain it say the least ----- is there any way to block these ?

not that clued up with the iPad any help would be great
 

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so no fix for this ?
You haven't even mentioned who the email provider is chadda. I have my emails come through on my iPhone, Outlook, Live, Gmail and a personal one. The settings are slightly different for each of them.
Google can fix anything ;)
 

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You haven't even mentioned who the email provider is chadda. I have my emails come through on my iPhone, Outlook, Live, Gmail and a personal one. The settings are slightly different for each of them.
Google can fix anything ;)
didn't know different emails had different settings --- learn something new :)
email she uses is Gmail
 

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didn't know different emails had different settings --- learn something new :)
email she uses is Gmail
Go into settings/Filters and blocked addresses. You can add a new filter which will block emails from reaching her inbox if they meet the parameters you set. Blocking addresses rarely works as they usually alternate them
 
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Check if her mail provider can handle blacklisting or custom spam handling. Otherwise it might be a good idea to change mail provider to any that has this features. Of course Apple Mail can handle spams to a extent but it's always preferable to have the spam handling at the mail handler itself (web hotel or similar)
 
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