👍 #852 - Three Things to Try When Unsubscribe Doesn't Work
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Managing email can be a challenge at the best of times. Just knowing when it's safe to unsubscribe versus mark as spam is hard enough.
What happens when you unsubscribe from a "legitimate" source of email, and it doesn't work? Theyr'e not spammers, and yet ... if the email won't stop, perhaps they are.
Three Things to Try When Unsubscribe Doesn't Work describes the steps I take when I find myself in this situation.
Also this week:
- Test your backups (please).
- Understand these backup terms.
- Protect your laptop data.
- Sign out of your oneline account (or not).
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Three Things to Try When Unsubscribe Doesn't Work
Time to take a different approach.
When a legitimate email sender doesn't respond to an "unsubscribe" request, they're no longer legitimate. Here's what to do.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
Testing Your Backups Is Critical
|Testing your backups is an easy step to overlook, but an important one to take. Make sure your backups will be there when you need them.|
What Backup Type Do I Want: Full, Incremental, or Differential?
|Terms relating to backing up can be confusing. Understanding them helps you make better decisions about backing up.|
How Do I Protect My Laptop Data from Theft?
|Laptops are portable, convenient, and easily lost. If lost, all your data could easily be available to the finder. Encryption is the answer.|
Should I Always Sign Out of My Online Account?
|It is perfectly safe to stay signed in to your online account as long as you're protected from a few specific scenarios.|
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Should I Always Sign Out of My Online Account?It is perfectly safe to always stay signed in to your online account, and rarely sign out, as long as you're protected from a few specific scenarios.
How Do I Protect Laptop Data from Theft?Laptops are portable, convenient, and easily lost. If lost, all your data could easily be available to the finder. So, how to protect your laptop data?
What Backup Type Do I Want: Full, Incremental, or Differential?Terms relating to what backup type you want can be confusing. Understanding them helps you make better decisions about backing up.
Three Things to Try When Unsubscribe Doesn't WorkWhen unsubscribe doesn't work and a legitimate email sender doesn't respond to an "unsubscribe" request, they're no longer legitimate. Here's a work around.
Testing Your Backups Is CriticalTesting your backups is an easy step to overlook, but an important one to take. Make sure your backups will be there when you need them.
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