Tuesday, January 1, 2008

How to turn off email alerts

If you continue to get daily alerts from ancestry.com when new content is added, and want to turn it off, here's how to do it (Click any image below for an enlarged view):

1) In the top right corner of any screen, click "My Account":

2) On the Account Options screen, in the right sidebar, click the "Update your newsletter and marketing email preferences" link:

On the Email Preferences screen, in the right sidebar, click the "My Alerts" link:

On the Alerts screen, click "Change delivery options":

Click the "Off" radio button for each of the alerts you want to turn off (or switch the frequency as desired), and when you're done, click the orange save button at the bottom of the screen.