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Resending 'Confirmation Email'

Resending 'Confirmation Email'

It would be great if we could have a button to resend the Constant Contact permission email. I have to keep deleting and re-adding people because they forget, the email goes to spam or they don't want our newsletters and unsubscribe but then don't get our event emails that they sign up for.
CTCT Employee
Status changed to: Voting Open

Hello @LauraV1,


Thank you for providing this feedback, I've gone ahead and put this in voting!

Regular Visitor

Upon your team's requirement, we sent out a confirm subscription letter to our contact list. I am very disappointed to find out that our confirm opt-in feature was turned off at some point and unable to allow people to confirm a subscription to our list. My own difficulties resubscribing to the list via the confirm letter show that it was very difficult or impossible to confirm or resubscribe in any reasonable time frame. The form still did not work for me when I sent it out to my mailbox today.  I was only able to resubscribe when I called in and had a tech person do it. 

In addition, it is also very unfortunate that people who remain in the awaiting confirmation list cannot resubscribe via our website forms if they choose to. (And while the confirm subscription letter was apparently not working.)

My requests:

1) Have all functions be set properly so that people may resubscribe.

2) Allow people in the awaiting confirmation list the ability to resubscribe via our websites and the forms on them.

3) Resend the confirm subscription letter (set up properly) to our awaiting confirmation list.


Something seems wrong about how we were advised to send out a confirm subscription letter that appears to have not been working properly and then not being able to follow up with the awaiting confirmation contacts. As a result, we have lost thousands of contacts acquired over a 15 year period.

CTCT Employee
Status changed to: New



I apologize for the complication with resubscribing your contacts. We appreciate the feedback and are aware of the difficulties with this process. I've passed along your experience and feedback to our engineers and we will continue to work toward making this better, thank you for sharing this with us.

Frequent Visitor

It would be LOVELY if it were possible to re-send the confirmation email from Constant Contact to the subscriber directly from the subscriber's Contact Page.  While there is an 'edit' button, it doesn't generate that option which would be SUPER helpful if the contact has missed or deleted the original email.  This happens to our customers a LOT and getting a second email sent is a very cumbersome and time-consuming process.




I agree. I have someone wanting to re-subscribe and I cannot contact through the system to let them "ok" being added back to the list.

Occasional Visitor

Me too! And when I delete the contact and add them as new, the system knows and still says "awaiting confirmation". It's really hard trying to explain it to clients and management! 

All Star

I too am having this trouble with getting people back on the list, they have filled out the online sign-up form again, but get stuck on the "Waiting Confirmation" list. These individuals never get a second email to confirm, and I have no way to resend a confirmation email. So it is like they have been banned forever from our mailing list because they either unsubscribed in the past or never confirmed in the past. What is the solution? 

Regular Visitor

Any update on this issue? Would be great to resend or edit contact info (we have unfortunately entered "gmail" as "gamil" a few too many times).

Not applicable

Any update on this issue?

All Star

Still no update?!?


Please let us know what to do to get an addressee to confirm their email


Any time again. Re-send the awaiting confirmation of my 62 addresses. Please

Frequent Visitor

I see that this is an issue for others as well. This has become such an issue for us that I might have to leave your platform. 


We have over 60 people waiting to be added to the list and can't. For a variety of reasons they either can't confirm or they simply never received the confirmation email. 


I have tried to add them manually as they have given us EXPRESS permission, but your system is stopping that from happening. As an administrator, I expect to be able to over-ride the system and add them manually.


Please fix this ASAP or we will be moving to another email system

I also have the same problem stated above and I have devoted a significant amount of time trying to get it resolved with no success.  We have lost hundreds of contacts, people who initiated contact with us and want to get our information.  I have started explaining to them that the fault lies with Constant Contact which is not very user friendly.  I can't think that this is the kind of press you want.


I have also found that when I resubmit the individual and press that I have "express permission", it still doesn't work.  Sometimes the member will receive a confirmation email, but when they respond to the instructions, they are still not added.  I would like, as the administrator, to be able to override some of these functions.  I do not know if it is a Comcast issue (because it happens very often with people with a email) or a Constant Contact issue, but this issue has never been resolved to any kind of customer satisfaction.

We are looking at alternate email providers.