Getting through Promotional Emails

Q: Is there a way to have the app mark Promotional Emails as read as it goes through them?

A: Even though there is a 'skip promotions' feature, I find it best not to use “skip promotions” and instead double tap when they appear so they are cleaned out of my inbox.

I also use “ignore sender”, but again that doesn’t mark as done. Other people might not be after an inbox clean but more an email scan so it would be useful for their case.

If you do switch on "mark as read when speaking" (under Account Settings), it will 'mark as read' every email as it goes past including promotional emails that it skips.

See also "It is skipping too much or not enough"

What is Speaking Email?

An app for iPhone and Android that reads your email out loud to you. It intelligently extracts content from emails (minus the signatures, disclaimers and threads). And it lets you action your email - archive, mark-as-read, trash, flag, reply, or forward. It can be completely by voice command, or use the large on-screen buttons or full screen touch gestures.

Who is it for?

People with blindness or visual impairment. People who are busy and run out of time to get through their inbox. People who want to make productive use of time when driving between appointments.

Do you have Apple CarPlay?

See our other product Speaking Email CarPlay.

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