Get Rid of Netflix Spam Email and Clean Up Your Inbox
Netflix hardly needs an introduction. The hugely popular subscription-based streaming service giant is available in nearly all countries worldwide and, as of April 2020, counted over 182.8 million paid subscriptions globally. Of the overall number, nearly 70 million paid subscribers come from the U.S. and Canada.
Netflix’s main allure lies in the fact that it offers a “seemingly never-ending lineup of movies and TV shows that keep people’s attention,” notes The Verge. If you are also an avid Netflix aficionado but could dispense with their persistent spam emails and notifications, keep on reading.
How Does Netflix Use Your Private Information?
Netflix states that they use your information so that they can assist you with operational requests such as password reset requests and send you:
- News about Netflix
- Details about new features and available content
- Special offers
- Promo announcements
- Consumer surveys
The service may get in touch with you through various methods, including:
- Push notifications
- Text messages
- Online messaging channels
- Matched identifier communications
How to Eliminate Netflix Spam Email With DoNotPay
In this day and age, knowing how to unsubscribe from emails and report spam can be a crucial skill. There’s no need to fiddle with manual unsubscribing when DoNotPay has automated this process down to the last detail.
All you need to do is:
- Open DoNotPay in any web browser or your iOS device
- Choose the Spam Collector option
- Type in your email address to connect it to DoNotPay
- Wait until you receive your next spam email, then simply forward it to firstname.lastname@example.org
You will then be automatically unsubscribed from that mailing list. Not just that, but if there’s a current class action against the sender, you will be informed about it and qualify for compensation if the spam email is illegal, and you decide to participate in the lawsuit. Talk about a spam email revenge!
A spam email is unlawful if you didn’t agree to receive it, or there’s no unsubscribe option readily available. If you’ve been added to the class-action lawsuit, a flag will appear in the Spam Collector tab on your DoNotPay dashboard.
To prevent oodles of spam email flooding your mailbox, find out how to stop spam emails.
How to Unsubscribe from Netflix Spam Email Manually
Unwanted emails are the bane of the 21st century, which is why it’s vital to understand how to stop receiving emails you don’t care for. If you prefer to manage your Netflix email preferences by yourself, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it:
- Open Netflix in your web browser
- Enter the profile that’s linked to the undesired spam emails from Netflix
- Click on the profile’s icon in the top right corner, then go to Account
- Choose the profile name from the Profile & Parental Controls section
- Go to Communication settings
- Untick any options that apply, or simply select Do not send me any emails or text messages
- Hit Update to confirm all changes
Alternatively, you can click the “unsubscribe” link in the email or respond with STOP to the text message you received from Netflix.
It’s not possible to unsubscribe from service-related communication from Netflix (messages related to your account transactions, for example).
How to Report a Phishing Email to Netflix
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) defines phishing as an act in which someone, while pretending to be someone else, sends emails or texts to get you to share valuable personal information. This can include account numbers, login usernames, and passwords, as well as gaining access to your computer or network. Scammers use this information to steal your money, your identity, or both. In general, you should report all email abuse.
To report a scam or phishing email and text message to Netflix, you can forward it to email@example.com. If your email doesn’t go through, it could mean that Netflix has already received a copy of the same message and is working to track down the scammers. Simply delete the email or message.
How to Recognize a Phishing Email or Text Pretending to Be From Netflix
Some phishing attempts are easy to see through, while others may be deceptively authentic-looking. Netflix notes that phishers try their hardest to take over your account or get access to your personal details. They might come up with fake websites that seem like they’re from Netflix or send emails or texts that pose on behalf of them and request your private information.
The company states that they will never request your personal information by text or email. This includes:
- Credit or debit card numbers
- Bank account details
- Netflix passwords
They will also never ask you to pay through a third party website. If you’ve received a suspicious-looking message that’s allegedly from Netflix, don’t click on any links, provide any personal details, or reply to the sender.
If you have any doubts over the legitimacy of the email you received, you can get in touch with Netflix’s customer service and see if they can help you out. We’ve listed all the ways you can get in touch with Netflix’s team:
Go to Menu > Help > Call or Call Us
Click on the Live Chat button at the bottom of the Contact Us page
With DoNotPay, You Can Get Rid of Physical Junk Mail Too
Spam emails may be immensely vexing, but physical junk mail takes it up another notch. Thankfully, getting rid of the spam that arrives in your post has become much simpler and quicker. Simply take a snapshot of the physical junk mail you received and send it to us!
Here is what you need to do:
- Choose the DoNotMail option on the DoNotPay homepage
- Click on the Enroll Now button
- Upload your photos
And that’s done! All those unsolicited marketing flyers and scam letters are 100% gone from your mailbox and your life.
By making the most of the DoNotMail option, not only will you protect the environment by cutting down on unnecessary waste, but you’ll also minimize the chances of falling prey to a scam attempt. In the case of a successful class-action settlement against the sender of the spam mail, you might win up to $500 in compensation!
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