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How to stop getting emails from Reddit?

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Reddit is a top-rated site where people share opinions, ideas and advice in different communities called subreddits. The site has quite a broad user base, and you can get answers to just about anything in a matter of minutes. 

The thing with that is, you’re going to be blown away by notifications. Reddit also sends you an email for every notification you receive, which can mess up your inbox with unnecessary emails rather quickly. 

In this article, we’re taking a look at how to stop Reddit from sending you emails.

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Stop getting emails from Reddit using the Reddit website

Here’s how you can stop Reddit notification emails using the Reddit site.

Step 1: Open Reddit, log in and click on the notifications icon followed by the settings gear icon in the top right.

How to stop getting emails from Reddit?

Step 2: Click Manage Email.

How to stop getting emails from Reddit?

Step 3: From here, you can choose which notifications you receive an email.

How to stop getting emails from Reddit?

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Stop getting emails from Reddit using the Reddit app

Reddit also has a smartphone app for Android and iOS devices that lets you access your subreddits, messages and posts from a smartphone. However, once you’ve disabled email notifications from your PC, you don’t need to do the same on your phone. 

Besides, the Reddit phone app doesn’t let users change email settings; you’re going to have to log into Reddit using a browser and follow the same steps mentioned above. You can, however, change what event on Reddit triggers a notification for you. 

Here’s how you can change notification settings from the Reddit app.

How to stop getting emails from Reddit?
  • Open Reddit and tap on the notifications icon.
  • Now, tap the three vertical dots in the top right.
  • Tap Edit notification settings
  • Set your notification preferences accordingly.

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Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah is a Computer Science graduate who writes/edits/shoots/codes all things cybersecurity, gaming, and tech hardware. When he's not, he streams himself racing virtual cars. He's been writing and reporting on tech and cybersecurity with websites like Candid.Technology and MakeUseOf since 2018. You can contact him here: