How to Unblock Senders to Receive Verification Emails

Email services such as Hotmail, MSN, Outlook.com, Gmail and Yahoo Mail can block emails that include "no-reply" as the sender. In a case when your email account needs to be verified, and emails from "no-reply@blinkforhome.com" aren't received in your inbox, you will need to unblock it in your email preferences.

Outlook.com

  1. Go to Settings.

  2. Select View all Outlook settings.

  3. Select Mail.

  4. Select Junk email.

  5. In the Blocked Senders and domains sectionyou'll see a list of senders that you've blocked in the past.

  6. To remove an address, select the trash can next to the email address.

  7. Select Save.

  8. Close the Settings window.

Gmail

  1. Click the gear icon and open Settings
    Once you’re logged into your Gmail account, click the gear icon in the upper right-hand corner. From the drop-down menu, select Settings.



  2. Click Filters and Blocked Addresses
    From the top menu, click Filters and Blocked Address.

  3. Click unblock
    This page will show you a list of all of the email addresses you have blocked. Find the address you’d like to receive emails from again, and click unblock.

  4. Confirm unblocking
    Lastly, confirm that you want to unblock this email address to start seeing their messages in your inbox again.

Yahoo Mail

  1. Go to Settings and click on "More Settings" on the bottom right of the screen.

  2. Click on "Security and privacy" in the left navigation to view any blocked addresses.

  3. Then click on the Contacts icon in the top left of the Home screen and add a new contact at the bottom.

  4. Enter the name "Blink" and "no-reply@blinkforhome.com" in the email field.



    Then click Save to create the new contact.

Xfinity

  1. Go to Settings on the top right of the screen and click on "Email Settings".


  2. Select "Filter Rules" from the left menu and click on the Add new rule button.


  3. In the Create new rule screen enter a new name such as "Blink".
    Under Conditions select "Sender/From" "Is exactly" and enter "no-reply@blinkforhome.com".
    For Actions chose "Keep" which is the default option.


  4. You will then see your new rule listed in the Mail Filter Rules screen.

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