Whether you rely on Gmail, Microsoft Outlook, or the iOS Mail app to manage your email communications, these platforms excel at curbing the influx of unwanted junk and spam messages that inundate your inbox.
However, when it comes to those promotional emails that once seemed enticing but now burden your inbox, the journey takes a different turn.
The annoying thing is that your mailbox might soon get bloated with innumerable messages from past businesses you’ve subscribed t but no longer paying attention to.
Fortunately, a glimmer of hope arises if you’re a user of Gmail, Microsoft Outlook, or the iOS Mail app.
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The majority of email services often provide the Unsubscribe option often located beneath each email message in order for you to easily opt out. Below, we’ll explain more about this process in the simplest ways.
Unsubscribing from annoying email messages in Gmail
Gmail, a preeminent email service catering to both Android and iOS users, stands out for its user-friendly interface, seamless integration with various Google services, and an array of innovative features.
Among its arsenal, lies the power to swiftly unsubscribe from unwanted emails, requiring only a handful of actions.
When perusing your inbox on your desktop, upon opening an email, an unsubscribe link would usually be at the footer area of the email message which when clicked will often load on your browser asking you to confirm the request to unsubscribe. Just go ahead and unsubscribe or tell them why (if they ask.)
If you are using Gmail on your smartphone, you can follow the guide below to unsubscribe from any email you may have found yourself roped into.
- Select an email message from your list of inbox messages.
- Tap the three vertical dots icons in the upper-right corner. to access the action menu button
- Confirm your option t opt out by implying tapping on h “Unsubscribe” prompt within the ensuing pop-up dialog.
Unsubscribing on iOS Mail
Apple’s email application, be it on your desktop or mobile device, mirrors the simplicity of unsubscribing from unwanted email messages.
- Open the iOS Mail app and click on an email message from the sender you’d like to unsubscribe from.
- If the email message has an unsubscribe option, just go ahead at this stage and click on it to opt out easily without any hassle.
Unsubscribing on Microsoft Outlook
On your desktop Outlook mailbox, if you get the message that says “Getting too much email?” Click on it and you should get the option to easily “unsubscribe”.
But if you are on mobile, you can follow the guide below:
- Open the Outlook mobile app and click on an email originating from the sender you longer want to receive messages from.
- Should the email have the clickable “Unsubscribe” link, then go ahead and click on it. Follow the prompt within the interface and you’d be done
If you are wondering how you get so many email messages even from brands you are sure that you didn’t subscribe to, it’s because your data probably got sold by a business you once gave your email address.
It’s annoying and even though all of the above email client service developers have powerful SPAM protection systems built, they still can’t detect all the annoying email spam that you’d probably get on the daily.