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Notify me only of actual incidents when subscribed to Stack Overflow status page (stackstatus.net)

I noticed this in my inbox today: When I subscribed to the status page, I expected to get emails only for actual incidents, that also appear in the history page (e.g. this one), but alas, looks like ...
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Please send email notifications immediately when someone answers questions

Some time ago, I noticed that Stack Exchange isn't sending email notifications immediately when someone replies to my questions. I'd like to be notified via e-mail when someone answers my questions as ...
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Why didn't I get a notification about an answer to my question? [duplicate]

Yesterday I posted this question: "Collapse" left-aligned breadcrumb and centered header into single line, but only if they don't overlap 1 hour later, that is 20 hours ago, an answer ...
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Notifications by email: What are the conditions?

I'm a bit confused: I think I set my options to "no email", as I normally don't get any SE notifications (I visit Chess SE almost daily, so the indicator on the upper right of the homepage ...
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Unrecognized email address in the settings of community digests

Very recently, I visited the email settings of my account in https://stackexchange.com/digests. To my surprise, I saw in the email settings an email address that I did't recognize (not belonging to me)...
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Subscription feed emails still doubly encode < and > characters

This is a re-post of a bug from six years ago, in the hope that it will get some love. When I receive emails for my Stack Exchange email subscriptions, characters like < and > are doubly encoded,...
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Email me new responses to my posts. ERROR

I apologise if I am posting my question in a wrong place. If it is then kindly direct me about which sub-site this should be posted. When I post any question on any Stack- Exchange site, I mark the ...
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Did the emails with notifications about inbox messages stop?

Depending on the settings chosen in preferences, a user is supposed to be shown the recent notifications if they have some notifications in the inbox and they haven't checked it for some period (The ...
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How do I disable email notifications for one specific question of mine?

I posted a question to Stack Exchange several years ago (this question). Users continue to read this question and post answers/comments. When that occurs, I receive an email notification. How can I ...
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Could we get an opt-in feature to get notified when fellow mods record an absence?

I logged into one of the sites I moderate this morning and just happened to check the dashboard and noticed that one of the mods had recorded their absence. It got me thinking--if I hadn't happened to ...
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Email updates for filter delayed by several hours

I'm using a filter (https://stackexchange.com/filters/305027/sam#) to keep track of new questions within my area of interest. I have email updates enabled for every 15 minutes. Since a couple of days,...
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How do I get email notifications of new questions? [duplicate]

I would like to get email notifications when someone submits a new questions to a specific community. I have not found a setting for this in my group profile page. Is this possible?
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Don't send automated "community milestone" emails

I just got a lovely little email... Congratulations for hitting a quarter-million points on Ask Ubuntu! Few people will ever make as big a difference teaching others as you have. Did you know that ...
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I just registered to Area 51 and it sent a confirmation email to my old (already-changed) email address [duplicate]

I just registered to Area 51 and it sent a confirmation email to my old (already-changed) email address; here is a screenshot to indicate this: Well, This problem seems to be related to another ...
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Does "Opt-in to our Research email list" only encompass Stack Overflow?

✋Opt-in to our Research email list (must have a Stack Overflow account). You’ll receive invitations to participate in surveys, user interviews, and more. You’ll receive up to a few emails per year and ...
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How is the start of a bounty grace period a community milestone?

I received an email announcing the start of my bounty grace period: At the bottom it says: You’re receiving this message because you reached a Meta Stack Exchange community milestone. How is this ...
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Cannot confirm email subscription [duplicate]

I am trying to subscribe to this filter. It seems that I am in fact subscribed, but I'm not getting mail. Now, I used to get email from this filter, but around January of 2018 it just stopped sending ...
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Clicking 'Unsubscribe' and 'Email Settings' links in "The Overflow Issue" email newsletter leads to 404 Page Not Found

Links to "Unsubscribe from emails like this" and "Edit email settings" in the "The Overflow Issue #3" email message that was recently sent out don't work. -- I tried to unsubscribe from the email but ...
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Subscription mail with no items "Only the top 0 posts shown"

I once more got a subscription mail that showed no items and (correctly) said "Only the top 0 posts shown." Please stop sending these useless mails.
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No email acknowledgement for reporting CoC violation via web site

I reported a code of conduct violation on Sunday evening (Sydney time) via the web site, as I wanted to check how the website works for non-users. It’s now Tuesday morning, and I haven’t received an ...
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Filter subscription email is not being delivered (June 2019 - Feb 2020)

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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How do I adjust my email notification configuration and policy? [duplicate]

I'm a newcomer in the family of sites and I have somewhat trouble finding the mail notification policy or controls for it. Searching around, I've come accross some threads but it seems that I've not ...
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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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Disable chat event reminders

I keep getting emails reminding me of chat events. I also see these notifications at the inbox in Stack Exchange. How do I disable these notifications entirely?
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I received an email alert about a message in my Stack Exchange Inbox, but it was missing

I'm guessing that this message was deleted because the question I commented on was put On Hold, or because the comment was from the requester. Can someone confirm that this is known behavior, explain ...
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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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Unsubscribe button isn't disabled when I have already unsubscribed from "Tag watching" notifications

I have already unsubscribed from all the "Tag watching" notifications, but the button for "Unsubscribe from all" (notifications) is still enabled. I think it would be better if it ...
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Tag subscription email not being delivered (2018–2019 edition)

I just noticed that I haven't been receiving any tag subscription/filter email — since September 4, 2018! I've checked my tag subscriptions and they each say: Email Updates Subscribe to receive ...
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How to subscribe to tags?

There used to be "subscribe" button in the popup window which appears when you hover the mouse over a tag. It then sent you a confirmation e-mail and later it was sending e-mail feeds when ...
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I stopped receiving tag filter subscription notification emails

I'm not receiving tag filter subscription email notifications anymore. I did not change configuration of my subscriptions (https://stackexchange.com/users/3089209/xmojmr?tab=subscriptions) and I did ...
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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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Email alert for new bounty questions of specified tags

Is there a way to get instant email notifications when a bounty is started on any questions (of specified tags)?
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Can't unsubscribe from email notifications [closed]

I tried to unsubscribe from Tips & Reminders, Community Milestones, and Recommanded Jobs unsuccessfully. Below is the relevant screenshot with console errors. Any help would be appreciated. (team@...
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Duplicated filter emails again

Before marking this as duplicated, I did find a couple of questions with the same question, but they were back in 2012 and were marked as solved. I've been getting multiple emails for my tags ...
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Change email for all subscriptions at once

I moved to a new email address and would like all of the StackExchange filter alerts I receive to go to that one. However, seeing as I have quite a few of these, it'd be a pain to set up by setting an ...
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Large subscription mysteriously disappeared?

I have a large Stackexchange subscription (~80 tags of my favorite games on Arqade) that mysteriously disappeared around the beginning of the month. It's no longer listed here, and I am no longer ...
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Follow review categories

I would like to get notified via mail whenever there is a new item on the review site, like it's possible with tags. Is this possible and if yes: How?
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Separate filter email updates for each question with unique subject lines

I currently use IFTTT to send me an email for each new feed item from questions I am interested in on Stack Exchange but I would much rather use Stack Exchange's own filters feature with email updates....
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Why is Stack Exchange using my old email address?

Yesterday, Stack Exchange sent me an email with the Developer Survey 2017 results. I am importing mail from various addresses, so it was only by chance I noticed it was sent to one of my older emails. ...
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New .. questions for - Stack Exchange - not checking already answered?

I'm not sure if this is a bug or a missing feature. I get notifications for new questions, and right now (21:42) I got an e-mail. It's telling me: The following item was added to your Stack ...
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Email notifications don't seem to work for me

I don't use SE sites a lot, but when I do, I have had perennial trouble with email notifications (not every time but often). This time I posted in http://tex.stackexchange.com two days ago, and after ...
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Not getting email notifications on answers and comments [duplicate]

I have read many people that wrote about this but nothing helped so far. I never get any email notification about answers or comments to my questions although my settings are set up to receive them. ...
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In the bounty reminder email, don't suggest me to improve my question if it has a positive score

A week ago I started a bounty on my question How can I bundle my tests which use Sinon.js using Rollup.js? Now the bounty has ended, but I haven't received any answers. I got an email saying this: ...
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Email Questions which meet condition XYZ

I would like to get email messages once a day (for example at 8 o'clock in the morning) about questions on a specific site (Stack Overflow) which are tagged with my most recent used tags which have no ...
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I got no notification emails (for my tag filters) today.

More than 24 hours ago I got the last email from my tag filters. I checked some filters and verified that I should have gotten several emails today. Is there a problem with this feature, currently? ...
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Open app directly from filter email notifications

I have a Stack Exchange-wide filter set up to email me every few hours when certain tags are used. However, when clicking the links in the email, they always open in Safari, from which I need to click ...
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Why do email notifications show HTML entities in question details?

This is a rendering problem in email notifications received based on watched keywords. The text containing question details is rendered as HTML-escaped. The characters < (less-than) and > are ...
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Bug in the Newsletter Subscription form

I found a small bug in the newsletter subscription form on the Stack Exchange platform. Steps to reproduce it: In the "Preferences" tab, check in the "Newsletter" section "Send me the weekly ...
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Do not send me emails about questions written by me (even if they have a tag I am subscribed to)

I subscribed to the tag "ecm", so I often receive such emails: PROBLEM: Many of these email are about questions written by me. (I am quite active in that field, usually answering but also often ...
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Was the option to get email updates for answers on a specific question removed? [duplicate]

IIRC there was up to recently an option to "subscribe" to specific questions that interest you, and get email notification on these on a per-question basis. Was this option removed?
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