These days the emails companies send us are more interactive than ever, where they load them up with photos like the company’s logo, product images, promotions, and so on, all to entice us to click on them. However, did you know that some emails might also contain hidden images in which it can then be used to track your activity the moment your email?

If you’d like to prevent that from happening, you can actually turn off image loading on Gmail. This will help prevent instances like what we mentioned above from happening. If you’d like to do that, then check out the steps below to see how to block images (or allow them) from loading in your Gmail emails.

How To Block Images In Gmail On The Web

By default, Gmail for the web will block images from loading. However, if you’d like to double check to ensure that it has been enabled, or maybe you actually want these images to be loaded automatically, then here’s how you can go about it.

Go to GmailClick the gear icon to the top right of the screen and select Settings
Under the General tab, scroll down and look for ImagesSelect “Ask before displaying external images”

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