how to opt-out of annoying emails from microsoft

  1.    04 Mar 2016 #1

    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?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    04 Mar 2016 #2

    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. Kari's Avatar
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       04 Mar 2016 #3

    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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  4.    04 Mar 2016 #4

    thanks for that kari, hopefully that will do it.
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  5. Kari's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro
       04 Mar 2016 #5

    You are welcome.
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