3 Ways to Stop InMail and Sponsored Messages on LinkedIn

On LinkedIn, Premium users can send InMail messages directly to other LinkedIn members who aren’t connected with them. Apart from InMail messages, you may also receive Sponsored Messaging from recruiters and businesses. However, many users get annoyed by these emails and messages. Hence, in this article, we will discuss how to stop InMail and sponsored messages on Linkedin. Additionally, you can also learn to turn off business Ads in Google Maps.

How to Stop InMail and Sponsored Messages on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn messages can become annoying. Thankfully there are two ways you can get rid of the InMail and Sponsored messages, and stop them on LinkedIn on your phone and PC. Let’s have a look at them.

Turn Off InMail Messages

Premium users can send InMail messages directly to LinkedIn members who are not even connected with them. Follow the below steps to disable it, and save yourself from such annoying messages.

1. Visit linkedin on your desktop browser and log in to your account.

2. Click on Me from the top menu.

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3. Now, Select Settings & Privacy under Me.

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4. Click on Communications from the left sidebar.

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5. Now, under Under Who can reach you, choose Messages.

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6. Turn off the toggle next to InMail Messages.

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Turn Off Sponsored Messages

After turning off the InMail messages, now let’s see how to turn off Sponsored Messages, which is basically promotional content and a part of LinkedIn’s campaign. Below are the steps to disable it.

1. Log into your LinkedIn account.

2. Click on the Me icon at the top.

Turn Off Sponsored Messages

3. Tap on Settings & Privacy.

Turn Off Sponsored Messages

4. Click on Communications on the left sidebar.

Turn Off Sponsored Messages

5. Choose Messages under Who can reach you.

Turn Off Sponsored Messages

6. Finally, turn off the toggle next to Sponsored Messages.

Turn Off Sponsored Messages

 Block that Person

Now, we have learned how to stop InMail and Sponsored Messages on LinkedIn via the Setting. However, you can not stop messages from the 1st-degree connection, but you can block them in order to stop them. Here’s how you can block a member.

1. Head over to the user’s profile you want to block.

2. Tap on the More icon below the user’s profile picture.

Block that Person

3. Select Report/Block from the list.

Block that Person

4. Tap on Block XYZ from the pop-up window.

Block that Person

5. Click on Block to proceed to confirm it.

Block that Person

Bonus: Delete Sponsored Content Ads

Direct Sponsored Content allows organizations to personalize, test, and improve the performance of their content for a targeted audience without cluttering the LinkedIn Page. Follow the below steps to delete a LinkedIn Campaign post.

1. Head over to your LinkedIn Campaign Manager.

Delete Sponsored Content Ads

2. Now, choose the Ad name and preview of the ad.

3. Click on the three dots next to the campaign of the post on the campaign page.

Delete Sponsored Content Ads

4. Select Delete Post on the next screen.

Delete Sponsored Content Ads

5. Once you do this, your ad will be canceled.

Wrapping Up: Stop InMail and Sponsored Messages On LinkedIn

So this is how you can stop InMail and Sponsored Messages On LinkedIn. I hope you found this useful, if you did; then hit the like button and share this. Check out more tips linked below and stay tuned for more such tech tips and tricks.

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