When you shop online, place an order, order delivery, or anything similar, you can easily end up on someone else’s mailing list. Many people even like to receive emails from companies offering discounts or news. But there are times when there are too many such letters.
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You can easily request the deletion of these types of messages in the Mail app on your Mac in just a couple of clicks.
While this isn’t a new feature for iOS users, it debuted on the Mac with macOS Catalina. Here’s how to use the unsubscribe feature in the Mail app.
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The mail app easily recognizes emails that are part of a mailing list, usually for a business. These types of emails are marked with a message at the top of the header: “This is from a mailing list,” and an unsubscribe link next to it.
If you decide to unsubscribe, the Mail app itself will send that company an email asking them to remove your email address from their mailing list.
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How to unsubscribe from mailing lists (spam) in Mail on Mac
Open the Mail app on your Mac and follow these simple steps:
1. Select the email you want to unsubscribe from. It may already be open or in your inbox.
2. Click on the link button “Unsubscribe” opposite the inscription “Message from the mailing list”.
3. Confirm this action by pressing OK.
Once you do this, the email will not be moved or marked in any way, but the option “Refuse” will disappear.
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How to unsubscribe from mailing lists (spam) in Mail on iPhone and iPad
And just in case you don’t know how to unsubscribe from mailing lists in iOS, we will tell you the sequence of actions.
1. Open the Mail app and the email you want to unsubscribe from.
2. Click on the link button “Unsubscribe”located under the inscription “Message from the mailing list”.
3. Confirm this action by pressing the buttonRefuse” again.
Just like on the Mac, email will remain the same in your email app, but the unsubscribe message will disappear.
The “Opt Out” option in the Mail app is one of the most convenient features. If you don’t want to find, download, install, and set up a third-party app that lets you unsubscribe from a bunch of annoying promotional emails in one fell swoop, this feature is ideal for these one-off situations.