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Not Receiving Email Confirmation for Proposal Creation on Area 51 [duplicate]

I'm experiencing an issue where I'm not receiving the email confirmation required to create a proposal on Area 51. The goal is a register a Stack Exchange site for an open source community. This is ...
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Why do emails for other Stack Exchange sites come from Stack Overflow?

Take Security Stack Exchange, for example, which is my main SE site. Whenever I get an email relating to it, e.g. a question is closed, this bounty was accepted, whatever it is, the email is always ...
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Account creation on Stack Overflow + Email verification

It is the infamous email verification process when creating an account. It is a very popular method and is used by every user, if not all, who has an email account. A user enters an email address, ...
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Why am I receiving marketing emails from SO when I have unchecked every option in the email settings?

I received the email that is being discussed here. The thing is, I don't subscribe to any emails in the settings on SO. It seems like a bit of an oversight that a user who went out of their way to ...
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Why are there some Stack Exchange sites that are not registered by me, but shown in “my community” and can be accessed by me?

See my Stack Exchange accounts tab here Ethereum, Martial Arts Stack Exchange, and Stack Overflow are listed. I don't know why these accounts are shown on the page (see image) above. Moreover, not ...
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How can I get email updates on questions I post?

How do I subscribe to receive email updates on comments and answers to questions that I post? Preferably this would be enabled by default on any new question I post. It used to be the case, but for ...
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Reminder of bounty expiration on someone else's question

I put a bounty on this question but unfortunately there are no answers yet. Today I received a reminder by email that my bounty is about to expire. The part of the text that seems weird is (emphasis ...
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Can I get emails about Q&A in my watched tags?

Is there any way to get all questions/answers of my interested tags in my mailbox using SO?
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Getting email notifications when comments or answers are posted

Is there a way for me to get email notifications when comments are posted on my answers or when answers are posted to my questions (mostly the former...)? I have looked all over in my preferences and ...
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Transifex missing a string about incorrect e-mail

When I try to login in ruSO but put in an incorrect e-mail address, I get the string "No user found with matching email", untranslated. I wrote a bug-report in ruSO meta, but a moderator ...
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Email notifications not working about question edits and changes

I asked a question in Stack Overflow and my question was closed. I hoped that I would receive email notifications about changes and when the question was closed but I didn't receive email ...
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All links in all emails are broken

The links from Stack Exchange's inbox and SOFT inbox notifications emails go through a https://sg-links.stackoverflow.email/ link. Currently these links are hitting an "offline for maintenance&...
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Bug with the special characters in the email on Contact page

I have an account with email like [email protected] (Not a real email). I've visited the Contact page, selected the contact variant (for example, Account Issue > I need to merge user profiles)...
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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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How to change account login email [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a change to my Stack Exchange account's login email but it seemed to fail. I did update the email address from my “profile” and validated the new email address via the confirmation ...
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How do I change the email I use to log in to Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

I want to change my Stack Exchange account email, because I cannot log in to that email. I rarely use that email, which was only used for registering with Stack Exchange in the very early days. After ...
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Link to feedback site in tag filter email does not have the correct formatting

I noticed that the email I received for a tag filter I created on Stack Exchange has the following footer: Questions? Comments? Let us know on our [feedback site](https://meta.stackexchange.com). ...
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How can I troubleshoot email notifications from Stack Exchange sites not working?

I don't get email notifications when people reply to or comment on my questions on any Stack Exchange sites. This behavior is consistent whether I have a Stack Exchange site open in one of my browser ...
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Email from "[email protected]"—is it legitimate? [duplicate]

I've received an email from "[email protected]". Is it legitimate? How can I tell? I won't quote the whole thing, but in short it's asking for feedback for a new feature: .. We’...
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What email domains are known to be used by Stack Exchange?

Stack Overflow (the company) and Stack Exchange (the network) may send emails to their users for various reasons, ranging from support to marketing. However, it seems that there are multiple email ...
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Does Stack Overflow/Stack Exchange use Jira Service Management?

I contacted Stack Overflow a month ago using the contact page. I received a mail on 23rd July, 2021 from [email protected]. Here's the screenshot of the email: I was confused if this ...
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Improve responsiveness and formatting of private beta launch announcement emails

Today I got an email announcing the private beta of Programming Language Design and Implementation. When opening it on the standard Mail app on my iPhone, it seems to be using only 60% of the ...
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In which site, among Stack Overflow localized sites, is the census badge awarded and why?

I, like many other people here, received an e-mail link from StackExchange inviting to answer the 2018 Developer Survey, which I responded thoroughly. When I finished it, I 'd been awarded with the ...
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Site email says closed questions are not visible to the public: wrong

The website documentation has been corrected, but this email form letter is still inaccurate From: Stack Overflow <[email protected]> Subject: Your question has been closed ... ...
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Is the email address under "Edit email settings" different than the email address under "Your logins"?

Stack Exchange's login system is confusing me terribly. I just want to change my account's email address; the one I use to log in to sites like Stack Overflow. When I go to My Profile -> Settings, ...
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Which site should I post on regarding advanced Gmail filtering? [duplicate]

I have an issue with one of my emails where it gets too many spam emails. The emails clearly have me BCC'd as the recipient email is always David{some string of characters}@aol.com and the CC email is ...
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Where should I ask a question about custom domain email address

I'm having trouble setting up a custom domain email address. It is not about programming. It is about what to expect from an email provider (custom domains). Where should I ask this question? It will ...
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Update wording in subject of automated "100k reputation" email

I recently received an automated email from @juan.garza of the Community Management Team. Subject: Bicycles Stack Exchange — You're killing it. Now my immediate thought was "what have I done ...
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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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Un-evaluated variables in Stack Exchange mail

Today I received a mail about the public beta release of Coffee Stack Exchange. In the footer I noticed 3 un-evaluated variables: $SiteNameLong $SiteName $BaseWebsiteAddress The full contents of the ...
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Make it easy to suspend all question subscriptions

As someone who uses question subscriptions a lot (I seem to have 287 of them), there come times when I want to suspend them, i.e. take a vacation from SX. Currently this is hard - I'd have to manage ...
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How can I change my login address?

Screenshot 1. The new email address was already added. (source: staticflickr.com) Screenshot 2. The old email address was already removed. (source: staticflickr.com) Screenshot 3. My email address was ...
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Email does not support SE-style Markdown, to everyone's disappointment

I just received an email from Stack Overflow community support, checking in with me about why I haven't taken moderator activites on Constructed Language Stack Exchange lately. The answer is simple; ...
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How can I suppress notifications from non-English sites? [duplicate]

I have a "lisp" filter and I regularly get notifications from non-English SE sites (Russian, Portuguese, etc.) about Lisp-related questions. I do not want to limit my filter to specific ...
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Notification about new Stack Overflow questions to another e-mail address? [duplicate]

I want to help others on Stack Overflow. I've set a watched tag. Is it possible to be notified about new questions with this tag to a special e-mail address?
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Hyperlink in Stack Overflow Teams email is not mapped with any URL

I have received an email with the subject of "Welcome to Stack Overflow for Teams!". At the end of the email, there is a paragraph below: P.S. If you’re already familiar with Stack Overflow’...
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Is the purpose of the 'Your Communities' 'Email address' account setting to specify where notifications are to be sent?

I am a novice user trying to better understand the available account settings. If there is existing documentation that describes each field, please point me to its location. In Account > Settings &...
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Tag filters emails show meta posts when nothing new matches filter

For the last few weeks I've been getting emails like this when one of my tag filters doesn't match anything new: I'm seeing a bunch of meta posts and nothing that is actually matching the filter. ...
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Stack Overflow sites force the wrong Google account when signing in with Google

I have my main account for this site that signs in with Google. However for work, I created a separate Google account for various purposes (working with a VDI, it's annoying having trivial things ...
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"Is it time to add another moderator" email contains unparsed Markdown

I just received another email in unparsed Markdown: Can somebody please reactivate the Markdown parser - I seem to remember earlier emails of this type being correctly formatted.
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Email notifications on Q&A I have been involved in

I fail to understand how to get emails when questions I have asked get answered, or when questions I have responded to get more comments or answers. Many of the questions I found seem to apply to ...
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Missing inbox message [duplicate]

I received an email stating that there was a message in my inbox. By the time I read the email, that message was nowhere to be found. Any idea on where this message could be or what happened to it?
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Did SE stop sending automated email when a ticket is created using contact page?

In the past, after creating a ticket using the contact page, an email like this was sent by SE: We are confirming that your request has been received. You do not need to reply to this message unless ...
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Isn't a reply to an SE email monitored as a ticket is closed?

I contacted SE through the contact page on July 17, 2022 (around 12:44 AM). On July 19, 2022 (at 3:08 AM), I got a reply from the Stack Overflow & Stack Exchange Support Team stating that my ...
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Control the types of email you receive via our new Email Settings feature

TL;DR: Today we launched a new Email Settings feature that lets you select the types of email messages you do and do not want to receive from us. >> Change your Email Settings We made it easier to ...
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Minor alignment issue in Stack Overflow logo on Stack Overflow for Teams emails footer

I have received a few emails related to Stack Overflow for teams with the subject title started as "Welcome ...", "Build your team, ...", "Find what you need, ...". In ...
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Approved edit to answer or question should generate an email notification, by default

On Ethereum Stack Exchange, I recently proposed an edit to an answer. Since I don't have enough reputation there yet, that edit needed approval. My edit was approved two days later, and I got no email ...
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Company Alerts cannot be turned on/off anywhere except Stack Overflow

This question stems from my previous post, What's the difference between "Company Alerts" and "Company Alerts"? Currently, I can turn on/off my Company Alerts (i.e., set to Weekly) ...
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Can we set better expectations for private beta?

When an Area 51 proposal makes it to private beta, the site has 2-3 weeks to show viability or be closed instead of advancing to public beta. I agree with that, but I wonder if we're being clear ...
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What's the difference between "Company Alerts" and "Company Alerts"?

(Note: The title is intentional) On the "Edit profile" page, in the "Edit email settings" tab, there are two settings for turning on/off "Company Alerts": One is just a ...

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