LinkedIn has become much more like Facebook and other social networks and is now sending loads of notification emails without asking if you wanted any. If you're fed up with all the emails about work anniversaries, job listings and endorsements, here's how to unsubscribe from LinkedIn notifications. There's no need to close your account - although we'll also show you how to do that as well.

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1. Log into your LinkedIn account and hover over your photo - or the head icon if you never uploaded a photo of yourself. You'll see a menu appear: click on Privacy & settings.

How to unsubscribe from LinkedIn emails

2. Now, towards the bottom of the page on the left, click on Communications, and then Set the frequency of emails

How to unsubscribe from LinkedIn emails

3. There are a lot of emails, an no one-click option to turn off all email notifications. So, taking each section in turn, use the drop-down menus to select No Email for each type. Be sure to click the Save changes button before moving to another section.

How to unsubscribe from LinkedIn emails

4. Here are all the emails you need to select:

Updates and news

How to unsubscribe from LinkedIn emails

Group digests

How to unsubscribe from LinkedIn emails

Notifications

How to unsubscribe from LinkedIn emails

Messages from LinkedIn

How to unsubscribe from LinkedIn emails

How to close a LinkedIn account

If you want to close your account completely, log into your accound and hover over your photo at the top-right of the LinkedIn main page. Again, as for notifications, click on Privacy & Settings

How to unsubscribe from LinkedIn emails

Then click on Account on the left hand-pane at the bottom of the page, and then on Close your account

How to unsubscribe from LinkedIn emails