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Verification email is unclear, has visual glitches

I just changed the email used with my account to receive emails. This is what the verification email looked like: There are a number of problems with the email: The title is "Email Verification - ...
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There is a minor alignment issue in the newsletter user details

There is a minor alignment issue in the Sample Newsletter preview and Newsletter Emails. There is no space between the asked and answered user details. Screenshot of recent sample newsletter preview: ...
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Is it possible to have a login which isn’t an E-mail?

I would like to be able to manage my accounts (private information) independently of my e-mails (public information) because: I would like to avoid any sharing of accounts between different servers, ...
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Email notifications for remove abandoned questions?

As per Stack Exchange policy, unanswered questions older than 365 days that meet certain criteria are periodically deleted in a reversible manner. I have no problems with this policy, but I would ...
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Filter subscription email is not being delivered (June/July 2019 edition)

I have created a custom filter in https://stackexchange.com/filters and specified that I would like to get email updates: However, I never got a confirmation mail nor any notifications based on my ...
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Meta emails have weird aspect ratio [duplicate]

This problem and the regular aspect ratios for non-Meta emails were tested in both Chrome and Firefox on my Mac. So I got this email about Meta automatically, and the aspect ratio is very, very off: ...
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Emails about non-Stack Overflow sites come from Stack Overflow [duplicate]

I get some emails from Stack Overflow that are about specific non-Stack Overflow sites, such as one. This was all checked on the email talked about here: the email address is do-not-reply@...
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Some weird random ellipses in the Bounty Grace Period Started emails

I got this email a few days ago on my bounty entering the grace period: This looks pretty weird. The ellipsis at the beginning are strange, and the ellipsis at the end make it look like the whole ...
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Password reset email marked as spam by Gmail

I requested a password reset and today I noticed the email ended up in my spam folder. The "stackoverflow.email" domain did look suspicious to me as well, but maybe there's something you can do to ...
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Replacing the login e-mail address doesn't replace the notification e-mail address

A few days ago, I changed the e-mail address associated with my Stack Exchange account by adding the new e-mail address, then deleting the old one and deleting the old address from the mail service. ...
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Recieved multiple copies of the Stack Overflow email newsletter

Yesterday I received 2 copies of the Stack Overflow newsletter to the same email address (my profile email). One is 180kb, the other is 183kb, both were received at 2:35 PM Eastern (18:35 UTC).
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Are support personnel email addresses allowed in answers?

A recently added answer on SE.Robotics was from an engineer from a company, offering help with the product referred to in the question. They disclosed their affiliation and a link provided was for a ...
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Why would someone signing up for Travel want to subscribe to news from Stack Overflow?

I just happened to notice this checkbox option in the sign-up page on Travel: It seems odd to have an option to sign up for Stack Overflow emails when the site has nothing to do with Stack Overflow. ...
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Links in E-Mails look like phishing

Stackexchange started to use URLs in E-Mails, that look like phishing and have nothing to do with the real stackexchange domains. Example: <a href="http://sg-links.stackoverflow.email/wf/...
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Is there a way to edit my email subscription settings across all my SE accounts?

Is there a way to do this globally rather than having to do it for each account separately? For example, I would like to adjust settings globally regarding notifications of items in my inboxes.
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Please hide (meant: do not reveal) spoilers in emails! [duplicate]

Clarification: This has been misunderstood as asking for spoilers to be included in emails as hidden text; since people have voted on that basis, I formulated a replacement but found Spoiler text ...
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I changed my email address twice and still need to use my old address to log in

I used an old email address from a provider that is long dead now, so when I logged in stackoverflow, I clicked on my name, got into "emails" settings and changed the address in two different ...
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Recovery email still includes instructions for signing on using an OpenID

The mail sent when trying to recover a password tells me I can log in to Stack Overflow through Wordpress with the help of an OpenId. Click the "more login options" link, enter "[my openID url]"...
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I did not receive any email asking for my address for the “Amazing 2018 Stuff-A-Way” swag - what to do?

I've participated in the Amazing 2018 Stuff-A-Way, here's my answer. The question/contest has been closed at the end of January, and the participants have apparently been emailed with a question ...
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If I post as a guest and then decide to verify my email address, why aren't the accounts merged automatically?

I asked a question on one of the SE sites using the Post as a guest feature. I was really happy that SE allowed me to ask the question without a complicated sign-up process. After posting the ...
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Reduce the size of site newsletters to ensure that they don't get clipped in Gmail

This is related to a different question, but I'm going to propose specific changes. The goal is to reduce the size of the message below 102K so Gmail stops truncate the message, hiding a portion of ...
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Changed my email address and it screwed up logins across the network

I changed my Stack Exchange email some months ago and it has screwed up my logins across the network. I have to login using the old email address once before I can use my new email address for each of ...
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“Unsubscribe from emails like this” and “Edit email settings” links broken

In the latest Developer Survey email from Stack Overflow, sent Jan 24, 2019, both the email preference links at the bottom result in "Invalid Request". "Leave Feedback" works as expected. I was able ...
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Contact Support email with wrong user name

I've used the form in Contact Support and received an email with what is meant to be my name but written in a wrong way, as you can see in the following image: I assume this is a bug. Nonetheless, it ...
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More than 15k bottles of Viagra from Kenya, asking 110+ people for money, seriously?

I received a strange mail from a well-known SE user with the following body two days ago: HALLO EVERYONE. I am writing to you from Kenya. I have recently come into contact with a great bunches of ...
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Why did I get an email thanking me for participating in an ongoing beta on Arqade Meta?

I got an email today thanking me for participating in the ongoing beta for Arqade Meta, and congratulating me for making the leaderboard which is a nonexistant page. Does this have something to do ...
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Adding another login creates a new account

I'm gradually moving to a new email address, so I tried to add it as a new login using the "add more logins..." button: That took me to this form: I filled in the new email. But when I try login in ...
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I get email from filter subscription once a week instead of once a day

I manage a few filter subscriptions at https://stackexchange.com/users/44871/marcel-st%C3%B6r?tab=subscriptions. All of them are set to 'every day'. Yet I only get an email about once a week listing ...
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Have the e-mails for the “Who cut the Cheese” contest been sent out yet?

Evey other time I received swag, I had to confirm shipping information beforehand. Each time someone would send a helpful e-mail out, but I have yet to see one. In the contest post it said, "Winners ...
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Haven't Received Any Email on Watched Tags Ever [duplicate]

I wonder if this is a broken functionality just on the stack exchange that I'm part of. I've subscribed to ethereum.stackexchange.com and I have three watched tags solidity parity and ethereum-classic ...
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Getting two email notifications for the same post matching my filter

I have one filter on Stack Overflow that matches "javamail". Lately I've been getting two email notifications for the same post that matches the filter. This doesn't happen every time, but maybe one ...
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New logo in Bounty Email is squished vertically [duplicate]

Related: Change MSE logo in bounty email notifications This new logo has since gone funky:
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Are mails from support@stackoverflow.com reply-able?

I submitted a support ticket via /contact and got an email from support@stackoverflow.com as a response. If I want to supply additional information about that support ticket, can I reply to that mail ...
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Site logo in “Bounty Grace Period Started” email is distorted

The logo of the site where the bounty question is asked appears to be distorted in comparison to the text, when reading the mail: Same issue in landscape orientation.
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CM ticket response surveys are missing inputs

I filed a contact ticket recently. Once it was responded to, I received a survey asking me for my feedback on the response. Unfortunately, the radio buttons in that feedback response did not have ...
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How do I set my mail preferences to plain text?

I am subscribed to two or three sites. I changed my mail system. And instead of seeing my emails from a webmail, I'm seeing it directly on my computer. But it is very uncomfortable to see the emails ...
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Why does the link in this notification of a new comment not find any new comment?

This notification seems to be informing me of a new comment, so given that it has no link on the word comment or the speech bubble, I assume the link on the question title is supposed to be a link to ...
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How to get notified about new questions on tags in new UI? [duplicate]

There will be a new system for watching tags, but until that's implemented, I seem to not be able to follow tags the old way. Since that's the only way that currently sends out mails, it should still ...
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Change MSE logo in bounty email notifications

In the past, bounty email notifications from MSE had the general Stack Exchange logo: This is fine. However, today I noticed a change which doesn't look good: The transparent logo doesn't ...
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Login bug in email address

I have two valid email addresses in my account. As of 5-9 hours ago, I tried to log into one of the SE sites (superuser), and couldn't get in. Long story short, I reset my password and still couldn'...
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How to view E-Mail Address in App? [duplicate]

I think I created my account with Google, but if I try to log in with it, it say's the account is not created? At least I'm logged in in the App.
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Getting mails for non subscribed content and no link to unsubscribe

I got a mail from Stack Overflow regarding a chat event. I joined the chat event few months ago and this is the first time I'm getting a mail for that. I checked my email subscription settings and ...
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Please host the Stack Overflow Comment Evaluator 5000™ under Stack Overflow domain

Received this email: Link sent me to https://false-mammal.glitch.me/ If this is truly your research then please put it under the SO domain. Otherwise it looks like a phishing attack and may cause ...
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Email from Stack Exchange with a Python file attached

I received an email from Stack Exchange with a Python file attached, and it seemed suspicious. I thought y'all would want to take a look. email: From: "Stack Exchange" <do-not-reply@stackexchange....
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Incorrect setting in emails server that send emails for other stack's sites

I believe that DNS settings (at least for superuser.com) is incorrect. DNS's TXT record for SPF on superuser.com is (as of Jule 18, 2018): superuser.com. 300 IN TXT "v=spf1 -...
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Why did I receive “IMMEDIATE ACTION NEEDED” email for OpenID EOL?

I think I already added my email address: But 18 hours ago, I received an email: You must update your account authentication options TODAY in order for your account to stay active. Why the bold ...
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“Re-send the confirmation email” link not working

I'm getting the message: "error: email verification was not sent". It happens under every proposal in Area 51. What is the cause of this problem and how can I mitigate it?
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Email notifications on Q&A I have been involved in

I have tried to read as many Q&As on this topic as I can find, and I still fail to understand how to get emails when questions I have asked get answered, or when questions I have responded to get ...
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Strange email login issue?

I changed my email address in Apple.SE's profile settings. But when I log in now, it still requires me to use my old email address. I'm using SE's own login, no fancy social media connections. I also ...
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When opting out of arbitration, how will the email address I provide be used?

As a followup to Can an anonymous user opt out of arbitration? and We're examining the implementation of arbitration in the 2018 ToS update, I would like more information as to how the email ...