Unsubscribing from newsletters is about more than just spam. Most of the newsletters that fill our inbox are not selling medicine or offering prize money – they’re genuine newsletters from trusted companies we ourselves subscribed to at some point in the past. It might have been absentmindedly, when creating an account on a website, or willingly, for something we really wanted to stay up to date about.
The problem starts when there are just too many of these newsletters, and the really important emails get drowned in a tide of things we don’t really need. If there’s one or two newsletters you want to get rid of, you can always unsubscribe from newsletters manually, but what if you want to do a real spring cleaning? Get rid of 10, even 20 different newsletters? You’d be surprised, but this can be done in seconds, using one of the following tools.
Unroll.me is a brilliant solution for those who want to completely get rid of some newsletters, and stay on top of their favorite ones without the inbox clutter. At this time, Unroll.me only works with Gmail/Google Apps email accounts, but they are working on solutions for other users.
To start, simply log in with your Google account, and let Unroll.me gather all your subscriptions into its rollup. If you have many, this could take a few minutes. When it’s done, Unroll.me will present you with a pretty long list of emails, some of which may not even me newsletters. Simply go over this list and click the minus icon to unsubscribe.