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E-Mail Notifications in StackOverflow can you get instant emails? [duplicate]

Is there a way to get instant emails or notification from Stack Overflow? 3 hours is too late to receive emails. Why is the instant emails not yet implemented?
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Account issue - notifications to old email address

At one point or another, I've used 2 email addresses with Stack Overflow - one when I started, and then I updated it as I changed my email address. The problem is: my notification emails are still ...
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Please stop sending me emails when my bounty is going to expire soon

I never read them, and they only serve to aggravate me. I know I have a bounty out there, and I want to let it run the full 7 days. This is especially true on sites with a lot of bounties, such as ...
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Email updates arrive later and later

When you subscribe to a tag you get email updates for that tags. It seems that these updates start to arrive around the time you made the subscription the next day if you have it set to update every ...
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Link to “email subscription management”

Subscription/email notification management is a feature that is not present on profile management screens (or rather it's three levels deep in them - that is click-click-click). A user who hasn't ...
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Why are my email notifications coming in as plain text?

Suddenly, starting yesterday, my email notifications from SE are coming in as plain text. It is nearly impossible to make sense of it. The following items were added to your Stack Exchange global ...
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How can I receive email alerts on a keyword?

I would like to receive an email alert on new questions containing a specific keyword. I have seen that it is possible to receive such alerts for a specific tag. Unfortunately, this keyword is not ...
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Receive email notifications [duplicate]

If someone posts an answer to a question days after it was posted, how can I receive an email message to inform me that there is a response to one of my posts? And can I control the e-mail address ...
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I changed my e-mail, but Stack Overflow e-mail notices still go to old

I have recently changed my email address on Stack Overflow. It changed as expected, but after the change I'm still receiving Stack Overflow e-mail at my old address rather than the new one. Is there ...
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How do I change my StackExchange subscription email address?

Recently I tend to use a new email address and want to change my SE subscription email address to that one. But could not found a way. Is there any option for this?
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Subscribe to my post's answers in Stack Overflow [duplicate]

How can I subscribe to get answers to my question via mail?
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I'm no longer getting subscription emails from Careers 2

I'm no longer getting subscription emails relate to the search criteria that I set up. I checked whether new jobs that meet my criteria and I found a lot. Any thing is going wrong?
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Best way to keep track of questions with favourite tags [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to set up a cross-site feed of Stack Exchange questions? How can I easily see which questions have been asked (and maybe still unanswered) which have my ...
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Can I choose what time of day email notifications should be sent? [duplicate]

The email notifications are sent in the same time of the subscriptions? I would like to choose the period (morning, afternoon, night) or the interval (6:00-9:00, 9:00-12:00, 12:00-15:00, etc) at ...
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Get an email when there is activity on a question?

Is it possible to get an email when there is any activity on a question I have posted, commented, or answered? I only see a message on the Stack Overflow site itself. I would like to be notified ...
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What does “Allow email notifications when I subscribe to questions or tags” mean? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: E-Mail Notifications in StackOverflow This option is found in the preferences section of the user profile. Additionally, how do you subscribe to a question or a tag?
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Why do I need to validate my email?

Why do I need to validate my email when I ask for email notifications, when I am signed with Google sign-on/Facebook etc? I put it as a bug, as I think un-needed user operations are bugs (But I ...
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How can I get email notification [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does StackExchange have email notification option? How to get an email when I receive an answer? Other forums I have used can send me an email when I get an answer to a ...
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Real recipient instead of “do-not-reply” as the recipient of notification mails

When there are new items in my inbox, I receive a an email. That mail includes do-not-reply@stackexchange.com not only as the From header of that mail (“sender”), but as the To header (“recipient”) as ...
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Is it possible to receive email update from favorites?

Here is my scenario: i have a problem that is already in question on stackoverflow. i shouldn't add a comment to that question just to say "me too" and receive email updates. that is why i mark that ...
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Duplicates in E-Mail notification

I just got a notification about a comment that looked like this: The entries all have the same time stamp. However, the question in question has only one comment. In my mind, this can't have been ...
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Duplicate email notifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Duplicates in E-Mail notification I have recently been receiving duplicate email notifications from StackExchange. Not multiple emails, but multiple notifications with one ...
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How to select to be notified of answers?

I have a question in onstartups.com. Usually there is a way to get email updates for answers to a question your post. But I did not see this option in onstartups.com. Once the notification is set ...
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increase granularity of filter subscription notification frequency

Here's a snapshot of the current options for managing filter e-mail notifications: Whereas i'd love to have more options to manage my notifications frequency: The most desired feature being a ...
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Why have my email notifications stopped?

Until about a week ago I was getting daily email from stackexchange.com (for every day on which I had any activity) notifying me of comments, answers to my questions, and chat pings across the network....
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Plaintext part of notification mails does not link to comments and is otherwise broken

In Mutt, notification mails look like this for me: Date: Thu, 31 May 2012 18:19:25 +0000 From: Stack Exchange <do-not-reply@stackexchange.com> To: do-not-reply@stackexchange.com Subject: 1 new ...
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How to get an email when I receive an answer? [duplicate]

Is it possible to configure my account in Stack Overflow so that I would receive an email when my question is answered?
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Add a link that takes me to my global inbox to emails telling me I have new messages

When I get an email notifying me of new messages in my SE inbox, I’d like it to include a link that gets me either directly to my global inbox, or, at least, to a Stack Exchange page with the message ...
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There is no email notification link in the Stack Exchange menu

I followed the instructions on the blog to try to set up email notification. But there is no link there at the bottom-left corner of the Stack Exchange logo. I tried in FF and IE. But now suddenly I ...
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Email notification with weekly unanswered question on my favorites tags

Recently I found useful to provided answers to unanswered questions, since I regularly search for a certain problem and get many related questions with no answer for a very long time. Since ...
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Text email notifications have broken tags

The text version of email notifications have only the first tag listed. Random example from my mail box below -- note the "Tagged: list". [How is the value of (list 'quote '5) = ''5 rather than '(...
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Is the email on my profile, my notification email?

I want to receive notifications but not list my email on my profile. I'm searching and looking through meta and the SE site, but I haven't found a clear answer to my question. Thanks in advance. PS: ...
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Global inbox email address can't be changed to a previously verified address

If you attempt to change the the email address associated with your global inbox through the "email settings" dialog in the supercollider, it will only behave properly if your email address is ...
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Ellipses in email subscriptions are improperly escaped

I'm seeing &hellip; a lot in my subscription emails (see the end): Since when is downvoting low-quality answers “abuse of the downvoting facility”? I posted a question on a fairly specific ...
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External notifications for moderator flags via email and/or SMS

I'm a moderator on an SE 2.0 site. We've got 3 moderators and a fairly low volume of flags. Since January, we've averaged about 5 flags per day. At any given moment, there are probably zero flags ...
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When post starts with image, subscription email goes bad

I have a tag filter subscription sending me daily email for questions with this tag. Today I opened this daily email and saw this strange thing: This is the question, which I fixed of course. The ...
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Get an email containing the most discussed questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Weekly site newsletters? I want to read the most interesting questions on Stack Overflow, is there a way to recieve email containing the most discused questions on Stack ...
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Ask newbies if they want an email notification on a question

Over at physics.SE, I've noticed many questions in the "unanswered" tab, which have excellent answers but aren't accepted. It could be for two reasons: The OP didn't get an answer in xyz days so they ...
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Does Stack Exchange have an email notification option? [duplicate]

Is there a feature on Stack Exchange that will allow me to receive an email notification when someone comments on my question or answer, or answers my question?
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I don't receive email notification of new replies to my questions or get them after a few days! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Notify more frequently than once a day? I have selected "Email me my unread inbox messages every 3 hours" in the "email settings" section of the StackExchange™ MultiCollider ...
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Why am I not receiving email notifications from Stack Overflow?

When people comment or answer, I no longer receive email notifications. Why?
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Email notification for follow-up comments can be confusing if my own comment is “buried”

When I click on an email notification due to a follow-up to my own comment, if my comment (as well as the new one) is a late one and buried under "show 5 more comments" then it can be hard to figure ...
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How should we notify people that they're eligible for “Microsoft Community Contributor” awards?

Microsoft has a program called the Microsoft Community Contributor Award. The way it works is that they search on online forums (TechNet, MSDN, and Answers.com) for people answering a lot of questions ...
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Don't send my own questions to my email as part of the daily Filter updates [duplicate]

When creating a filter, I can choose to email updates when new questions arrive in this filter - good. But, when a question is asked by myself, I don't think it should be included in the email. Edit:...
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Broken “New Items in Your Inbox” email

I just got this mail (formatted as it is in my mail client, which is basically displaying the mail like less or a text editor would): The following items were added to your Stack Exchange global ...
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Is there a way of sending me e-mail compilations of questions?

Similar to Google Alerts, I want to have "agents" that e-mail me compilations of questions asked for a given time period (e.g. 1 day), containing specific keywords. Is there a way to do this right ...
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Where did the notify by email option go?

Today I noticed the checkbox for email notification is gone for new questions. Why did it disappear?
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I'd like the ability to subscribe to discuss.area51 posts by email

Via the StackExchange™ GlobalTag MegaBlender™ I can subscribe for email updates to SE sites' questions and Meta questions, but it appears that I can't subscribe to Area 51's "Meta" (Discuss). I've ...
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UI bug: Notification email address not remembered when question post initially fails

I tested this on several sites in the network and the behavior is consistent. When asking a question and changing the notification email address, the address is changed back to its initial value when ...
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No notification when employer sends reply on Careers

I received an auto email when an employer contacted me on careers.stackoverflow.com. I responded and then they responded back. I did not receive an email when they responded back. Is this a setting I ...