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To unsubscribe from unwanted email, you can typically find an “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of the email. Click on the link and follow the prompts to unsubscribe. If there is no unsubscribe link, you can try marking the email as spam or contacting the sender directly to request to be removed from their mailing list. Additionally, you can also create a filter in your email client to automatically delete future emails from that sender.

When you click on the “unsubscribe” link, you will usually be taken to a webpage where you can confirm that you want to unsubscribe. This process is known as “double opt-out” and is a requirement under the CAN-SPAM Act in the United States. Once you confirm that you want to unsubscribe, the sender should remove you from their mailing list within a reasonable amount of time.

If an email does not have an unsubscribe link, you can still try marking it as spam. This will help your email provider to identify and filter out similar messages in the future. However, it’s important to note that marking an email as spam does not automatically unsubscribe you from the mailing list. You will still need to contact the sender directly to request to be removed.

You can also create a filter in your email client to automatically delete future emails from a specific sender. This is a useful option if you are receiving a large number of unwanted emails from the same sender. To create a filter, you will need to access the settings or preferences in your email client and look for the option to create a new filter. Then specify the email address or domain of the sender you want to block and set the filter to delete the email automatically.

In all cases, be careful when unsubscribing from emails, as some spammers may use fake unsubscribe links in order to confirm that your email address is valid.

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