My recipient was unsubscribed without clicking the unsubscribe link.

This feature requires Manager user level or higher.

There a few reasons someone could show as unsubscribed when they didn't request it.

  1. They forwarded the email from their inbox, and the secondary recipient clicked the unsubscribe link. Unsubscribe links are tied to the original recipient. Encourage subscribers to use the Forward to a Friend link instead.
  2. Some inbox filters click each link in your email, and can accidentally unsubscribe people. If the subscriber knows they didn't forward your campaign, ask them to contact their IT or hosting service about this issue.
  3. Did you post your version of the campaign on a website somewhere? If someone clicks the unsubscribe link on a shared campaign, it will remove the original recipient from the list. Set up a MailChimp archive to protect against this.
  4. Did another account admin accidentally unsubscribe someone?

To add an unsubscribed person back to your list, they'll have to opt back in to receive your campaigns.

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