1.    04 Mar 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 10
    windows 10

    how to opt-out of annoying emails from microsoft


    I got an email today titled 'Welcome to Windows 10 Getting Started Series'. I hate being pestered like this. It said in the email:
    "f you’ve opted out of receiving email, you’ll only get one more in this series"
    but I can't find any way of verifiying if I've opted out. I went to my microsoft account and looked all over but couldn't find anything that confirmed if I had opted out or in. I suspect ms deliberately designed it this way to make it hard to do so.
    So where does one go to opt out?
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  2.    04 Mar 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 267
    Windows 10

    The email itself should have an opt out link hidden somewhere, typically towards the end of the email. No matter what, mark the email as spam, Microsoft will hate that.
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  3.    04 Mar 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish expat in Germany
    Posts : 13,086
    Windows 10 Pro

    Go to Profile Centre, sign in with your MS account email. Select Manage Communications > My newsletter subscriptions:

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    You can now subscribe and unsubscribe any MS newsletters you want to:

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    Kari
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  4.    04 Mar 2016 #4
    Join Date : Feb 2016
    Posts : 10
    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    thanks for that kari, hopefully that will do it.
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  5.    04 Mar 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish expat in Germany
    Posts : 13,086
    Windows 10 Pro

    You are welcome.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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