In Gmail, there's an unsubscribe option but it's only shown for senders with a high reputation when "the most basic requirements are including a standard "List-Unsubscribe" header in your email with a "mailto" URL".

What if a low reputation sender does it and I decide to trust it despite what Gmail thinks on the matter? Is there any way to use that unsubscribe link despite what Gmail wants?

  • it's more about safety because it's unwise to unsubscribe from unknown source coz it could trigger a chain reaction to send you more spam than ever. – user0 Sep 7 at 9:32
  • But sometimes we're talking about major corporations that already know my address so I have nothing to lose. In any case, I'm not asking to make it a default, just if there's an advanced way to do it. – LWC Sep 7 at 9:42

In case there's no answer, I'll write this in advance - right now my solution is to:

  1. See the source code
  2. Find "List-Unsubscribe: " (with a space) and copy the relevant data
  3. Compose a new message
  4. Paste the data there and send away enter image description here

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