How To Stop Getting Junk Mail From State Farm
Is your mailbox full of junk mail from State Farm and other agencies? If you're like many people in America, you're probably used to throwing out about half of your mail as useless junk. And even though you definitely don't want to keep getting , you know it's bad for the environment to throw out so much paper. So, how do you stop getting junk mail from State Farm for good?
There are a few ways to stop getting State Farm junk mail - you can do it yourself or get some professional help. There are steps you can take to stop getting junk mail that might work, as long as you're able to get in touch with the right people. We'll look at those steps, as well as some other solutions that are easier and more convenient if you don't have the time to stop all on your own.
What Exactly is State Farm Junk Mail?
Junk mail is defined in the dictionary as "unsolicited mail that consists mainly of promotional materials, catalogs, and requests for donations." State Farm junk mail will likely include
- Offers for new insurance policies
- Credit card offers
- Sales letters
- Birthday notes
Companies send out junk mail to attract customers. They seem to believe that there's a higher chance you might consider their offer if you hold a paper copy in your hand instead of just seeing it in an email. That's why advertisement mailings make up about half of all mailings in the United States. Unfortunately, junk mailings don't work all that well, and, in the end, they're a pretty big waste.
Why Do I Get State Farm Junk Mail?
You likely didn't purposely opt into getting junk mail from State Farm. So, how in the world did you get on the junk mail list at State Farm?
The most common reason you're probably getting junk mail is that you gave State Farm your address for some reason. You may have used them for insurance or another service or accidentally signed up for a promotion. Or, it could be that your credit bureau leaked your information to State Farm, and your address was added to their mailing list.
Whatever the reason, you're likely getting State Farm junk mail way more than you want. If you don't want to use their services and see their offers cluttering your mailbox, you'll need to learn how to opt-out of direct mail from State Farm.
How Do I Stop Direct Mail From State Farm on My Own?
There are a few ways to stop direct mail from State Farm. You can go through State Farm's website, or you can use another agency. Here are your options:
|Opt-Out with State Farm||You can go to State Farm's website and opt-out by entering your name, address, and other personal information. Unfortunately, this isn't even a guarantee you'll receive any more mail from State Farm. You have to fill out this form again every time you move or change your information (like your name or phone number). Plus, it takes at least a month for State Farm to receive and fulfill your request.|
|Opt-Out with optoutprescreen||According to the Federal Trade Commission, you can go to optoutprescreen.com or call 1-888-5-OPT-OUT (1-888-567-8688) to opt-out for either five years or a lifetime. This process is effective, but you will enter your Social Security number and birthdate to ensure that you're removed from all companies with your personal information.|
What Are the Next Steps if I Can't Opt Out of State Farm Junk Mail?
If you tried opting out of State Farm junk mail on the State Farm website and with optoutprescreen but nothing worked, you have one more option you could try:
|Add Your Name to the National Do Not Mail List||If you want to be on the general "Do Not Mail" list, you can add your name and address on the Direct Mail website to be entered into the list. The updated list is available to mass-mailing companies every few months to see the names of people who want to be deleted from their mailing lists. However, this process usually takes months, and not every company uses this list. If State Farm doesn't view the Do Not Mail list, you will still get plenty of State Farm junk mail.|
How Can I Stop Direct Mail From State Farm With DoNotPay?
Opting out of is a hassle. You'll have to unsubscribe from all kinds of mailings, either online or through direct mail. If State Farm doesn't get the memo or keeps sending you certain types of mail, you're going to have to spend time sending your personal information to other companies who might be able to help you, but who can't guarantee that State Farm will honor your request.
In the end, you'll find that opting out of direct mail from State Farm feels like more work than it's worth. But there is an easier solution with DoNotPay.
Here's how to stop direct mail from State Farm with DoNotPay in four easy steps.
Search for DoNotMail on DoNotPay.
Snap a photo or upload an image of the physical spam mail you received.
Enter the name of the company that sent you the spam.
Sit back and relax. DoNotPay will automatically file a complaint to the company on your behalf and make sure you never receive spam mail from them again.
Why Should I Use DoNotPay to Stop State Farm Junk Mail?
Three main reasons are using DoNotPay is the best option for stopping State Farm Junk Mail.
- It's fast. Instead of spending hours searching for the right person to contact for each specific piece of mail, you can upload all your photos at once and let DoNotPay do the rest.
- It's easy. There are no long forms or extra steps. Just upload your image, enter the company name, and you're set!
- It's successful. DoNotPay will get you off the mailing list at State Farm, guaranteed.
What Else Can DoNotPay Help Me With?
In addition to helping you out of State Farm junk mail, DoNotPay can get you out of junk mail from all kinds of other places--Geico, Capital One, Spectrum, AARP, and more! The process is simple and easy, so you can easily clean out your mailbox in seconds. DoNotPay will help you keep paper waste down and save time by eliminating junk mail from all areas.
DoNotPay can do much more than just help with junk mail. It can help you:
If you need help ending unwanted services, head to the DoNotPay website to see how they can help you today.