How to delete advertising emails?

Is your mailbox invaded by unrequired messages? Know that simple solutions will save you from being bothered by unwanted emails. Here is a list of options to delete and stop receiving advertising emails.

The different types of advertising emails

An important number of brands use promotional emails nowadays. This marketing strategy is aimed towards customer loyalty by frequently informing them of new products or sales. There are two different kinds of promotional emails:

  1. The unaddressed mail (leaflet)
  2. Targeted ads like newsletters 

How to delete advertising emails? 

Unnecessarily cluttering email boxes, causing storage problems and wasting time, advertising and promotional emails are similar to spams.

Hence, wanting to delete them is natural.

If you won a Gmail address, you have several solutions at your disposal to sort out and delete those emails:

  1. Connect to your mailbox
  2. Tick the square on the left side of the mail you wish to delete
  3. Click on the trash can at the top of the list to delete the selected emails

If you are looking to get rid of advertising emails in your Yahoo mailbox:

  1. Connect to your account
  2. Select one or more messages
  3. Click on “Delete”

For mailboxes such as Outlook, Hotmail and MSN, here are the steps to follow:

  1. Open your mailbox
  2. Select the message to delete
  3. Click on “Delete” on top of the reading space.

Manually unsubscribe from advertising emails on Yahoo/ Hotmail/ Gmail

It is important to know that the Data Protection Act requires the companies to integrate an unsubscription link in every advertising emails and newsletters. Therefore, you can unsubscribe from any mailbox (Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail, etc.) In order to do so:

  1. Connect to your Gmail account
  2. Open the newsletter
  3. Look at the bottom of the page until you find “Unsubscribe”
  4. Click on the link

If you have a Gmail address, simply click on “unsubscribe”, at the top of the page. Google will then notify the sender and you will be removed from their sending list.

Please note that these unsubscription links don’t always work. If that is the case, you should get in contact with the CNIL.

 

Never receive another advertising email with Cleanfox

You can use Cleanfox to delete advertising and unwanted emails instead of choosing one at the time. And for that:

  1. Go to our website
  2. Connect by typing the identification and password of your mailbox

Once the the mailbox that needs cleaning is synched, our tool will group your messages by senders. You can then easily identify the advertising emails and delete them. You can also unsubscribe from newsletters. 

Nothing is easier than using Cleanfox to unsubscribe from advertising and unwanted emails coming from online selling platforms. The advantage of this anti-spam stems from the fact that you can also deactivate the notifications from social medias.