Unroll.me Saves Your Inbox From Newsletters, Notifications And Subscriptions

Unroll.me has come a long way since we last discussed it, but one thing hasn’t changed now that it’s out of beta: the service still makes it easy to find out what email lists you’re subscribed to and unsubscibe from them with a single click.

If you’d rather filter it all and see a digest of your subscriptions, Unroll.me can help you there too — every morning you get an interactive digest, called a “rollup”, of all your newsletters, so you read one email instead of dozens.

You have to give Unroll.me access to your Gmail, Google Apps or Yahoo account in order for the service to work. It uses OpenID, so you don’t hand over your password, and you can revoke access at any time. You can also can delete your account and all of its associated data, whenever you want. Once you’re set up, Unroll.me scans your email for newsletters, Twitter and Facebook notifications, and anything else you get on a regular basis that it can compile into a single report for you. You then get the option to unsubscribe from any regular mailings you’re signed up for.

In addition to helping you get rid of unwanted newsletters, Unroll.me also delivers a personalised digest every morning, afternoon or evening (you choose) that contains all of the newsletters you didn’t unsubscribe from, Twitter or Facebook notifications, and everything else in one view. The service keeps them out of your inbox (but still in your email account) and replaces them all with one message you can sift through whenever you want.

One of the biggest issues with Unroll.me when it was in beta was that in order to unsubscribe from more than five newsletters you had to start referring friends to the service. That’s not the case anymore — you can unsubscribe or resubscribe to as many as you like without being nagged, and the service is completely free. If you get lots of Twitter notifications and subscribe to lots of mailing lists, this could be a windfall for you. What do you think? A great way to corral all of your notifications and subscriptions, or does it require too much access to your account for what it does? Let us know in the comments.


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