Questions tagged [email]

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How can I hide my email from other members at stackoverflow.com? [duplicate]

I went to preferences, but I didn't see any option to make my email private. I did a search on this site regarding this query, but I was not satisfied with the answer. It seems only moderators can ...
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Trying to commit to a proposal with a mail on a new TLD fails

I've tried to commit to an Area51 proposal with an email like so stackexchange@somedomain.ninja, which is a valid email on a domain I own (that's not the real email, obviously). However, Area51 ...
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Stack Exchange Inbox Items Duplicated (And Then Some)

So, I started getting all my Stack Exchange inbox items duplicated. It started with this email, and every email since has done the same thing. Not 15 times, but several times.
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API call to email / newsletter

Let's say I have an Stack Exchange API call like this: https://api.stackexchange.com/2.2/questions?min=3&sort=votes&tagged=algorithm&site=stackoverflow&fromdate=2014-05-30 I'd like ...
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Putting mailto link also under the share button

Currently for SE2 sites, when the share button is clicked, we get A shortened link for copying-and-pasting Three buttons to share via Google+, Facebook, and Twitter For unanswered questions there ...
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How can I get a HOT network questions week digest?

I spend most of my Stack Exchange time in Stack Overflow, where I try to be productive. But there's this little side section with hot questions goodies from all the communities, like so, tempting me ...
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Tag filter still emails me after I have deleted it

I was messing around with filters last night and set one up for JavaScript with email notifications, every 15 minutes -- silly thing to do, I know. I woke up this morning to many emails ...
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Job description being escaped twice in SO Careers' email

I recently subscribed to a mailing list for the SO Careers and notice that the jobs' description are HTML-escaped twice. For instance this job http://careers.stackoverflow.com/jobs/54725/python-web-...
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Newsletter, Outlook hangs “Contacting cdn.sstatic.net”

Something in the Newsletter emails causes Microsoft Outlook to hang for about a minute when I try to open them. This used to happen a while ago, then stopped happening (for the last few months?), ...
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Should we be informed that non-SE employees have access to profile info?

I came across this question in which a moderator noted that a user had a "same IP diff email". I was under the impression that our e-mail was only visible to us or used for the purposes explained in ...
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Do the moderators/SE employees have some type of private communication channel?

Do the moderators/SE employees have some type of private communication channel? If yes, how does it work? Is it a private chat? Or a mailing list?
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Oops! There was a problem updating your profile

I think I accidently created two accounts and now I cannot change my username: Oops! There was a problem updating your profile: •This email address is already registered. If it belongs to you, log ...
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Is it possible to post questions via email? [duplicate]

I don't have internet during the day and I need to post by email. Is it possible?
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Letting other members contact me

I have just read 5 other related messages which meta stackoverflow suggested as relevant and/or possible dupes. I didn't see this exactly addressed. This surprised me, as I would think it to be an ...
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I deleted my Google+ and cannot access nor recover my SO account

I deleted my Google+ account so I can't anymore login to my SO account as usual. When I'm trying to use my Gmail address to recover my old SO account, it gives me a new one. I tried to log in with ...
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newsletter delivery

I subscribe to about 15 newsletters from the Stack Exchange network, with about 2 to 3 newsletters each day. I have not received any since this Friday, March 14th, i.e. for about a week now. Has ...
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Recovering an account without knowing the email address [duplicate]

Over a year ago, I first started out on Stack Overflow thinking I was just going to use it once, and then leave, so I created an account using one of those temporary email addresses. Yesterday, my ...
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Careers invitation never arrived

A colleague of mine tried to send me an invitation to Careers 2.0 today, but received the following error message: Sorry, that email has already been sent an invitation. I never received an ...
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Account Recovery Email Spamming [duplicate]

My friend is receiving a lot of Stack Overflow account recovery emails. When I checked I came to know that for triggering account recovery only email id is needed. So anyone knows his email ID can ...
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Email is not being updated [duplicate]

I have tried to update my Email account to the email I use as the default: justin17862@gmail.com. But each time I do that, there is no popup (success or failure). I also see the verified-email-set and ...
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Easy way to re-subscribe on Tag

Last 3 months ago , I had un-subscribe on some tags. Today, I want to subscribe on them again. So , I find subscription confirm message from my old mails and clicked on Confirm Subscription links.But ...
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Annoying E-Mails: Where did they get my mail-address? [duplicate]

Today I received a spam message with the topic of n question at Stackoverflow: Topic: Re: chrome.identity.getAuthToken cannot get Token in Chrome Extension Hi Ole, Just wondering if you ...
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Account creation on Stack Overflow + Email verification

Infamous email verification process when creating an account. Very popular method. Utilized by every user, if not all who has an email account. A user enters an email address, clicks button, email ...
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Can we get something that says 'Verification email sent' when registering?

I recently just registered for a Stack Exchange account through this site (http://meta.stackoverflow.com). When I registered, nothing happened (the form doesn't redirect), so I registered 4 more ...
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What should I do when somebody uses my email? [duplicate]

I have two email addresses (or more!), one of which I'm using for Stack Overflow (with my current account), while I am certainly not using the other anywhere on Stack Exchange. Recently, I've ...
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Contact from wizpert.com via stackoverflow?

Well today as I was going home I got a strange email, in my private inbox (email associated with S.O.) asking me if I had solved a question on S.O. that I didn't ask. To be more precise I had given an ...
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Bounty e-mail notification sender is Stack Overflow rather than MSO/SE

The Bounty Grace Period Started e-mail's "from" display name is Stack Overflow for a bounty started on Meta Stack Overflow. It's rendered as follows: MIME-Version: 1.0 X-Mailer: MailBee.NET 7.0.4....
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How to find the users by their email address

Is there a way to find out the users by their email address on a Stack Exchange site? I tried putting the email in the search box, but I got no results. Any other methods?
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Why did I got Email Verification - Meta Stack Overflow Newsletter in my mail?

I'm here for a quite long time, and I can't remember subscribing to any newsletter. No mail-related actions recently, so I don't see what would trigger it. Mail appears to be from do-not-reply@...
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Add an option to email all responses

The current email notification system doesn't do what many people think it does to judge from emails sent to the community manager team. The rule that's a bit tricky is: Bear in mind that we will ...
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Don't email me my resumé: send me my cover letter! And the job description!

I reuse the same resumé over and over again. I actually don't need to receive a copy of my own resumé every time I apply. (I have it already.) But what I do want in my inbox is a copy of the job ...
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Can a beta site be re-promoted to its committers at its one-year anniversary?

Has the Community Team ever sent out a follow-up email, or SE-inbox message, to all committers who haven't been seen on the beta site for a few months, giving them an update on the site's growth, and ...
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Careers 2.0 latest jobs email with broken links

The last e-mail I received from Careers 2.0 has broken links. Instead of careers.stackoverlfow.com/jobs/xxxxx/yyyyy all the urls are jobs/xxxxx/yyyyy
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Is someone misusing my email to post on SE?

I just got these 10 e-mails 5 hours ago from do-not-reply@stackexchange.com: Recently, you asked a question on [X] Stack Exchange, but you haven't verified your email address yet. Click on ...
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The most recent email notification doesn't show correctly OS X Mail (with threads turned on)

The problem occurs when you are using Mail - OS X, and you have email threads turned on. For some reason the first email is always shown as empty... until I actually double click on the email and open ...
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“Hello from Google” Spam or no?

I received this curious e-mail (just noticed it, I haven't logged in a while), and wrote it off as spam. But after googling it, it seems people have received similar unsolicited e-mails from google (...
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Private Beta invitation email error in footer

I just received an invitation email to the private beta for Aviation. The last line of the email is Questions? Comments? Let us know on our feedback site. If you no longer want to receive mail ...
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How can I change my email on all sites?

It is possible to change my email address on all my Stack Exchange profiles at once?
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Can HTML character entities in plain text emails be replaced?

In a recent tag filter email message, in the plain text part of the message an HTML entity for the horizontal ellipsis appeared at the end of the question preview: I'm trying to just read the exif ...
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What is the current status of Stack Overflow in Portuguese?

I received an e-mail asking me to join the private beta of Stack Overflow in Portuguese, the guy who wrote the e-mail said that I needed to fill a form with my e-mail address (it was a Google Forms ...
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Someone contacted me by email but my email is not public

Last week I got an email to my email address saying "I saw on Stack Overflow that you were interested in.." and the content of the question I asked. The email suggested I'll star a bug \ feature ...
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Can we get the e-mail address of the logged-in user with a client script?

I need to find the e-mail address of the currently logged-in user on Stack Overflow using a client script. Is the e-mail address stored in cookies or localStorage? I don't see it. What is the best ...
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Incorrect email address in account recovery mail

I have an email address "_eax_@mail.ru", but when I try to recover my account I receive mail with incorrect address: Someone requested an account recovery on Stack Overflow for eax@mail.ru, but we ...
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OS X Mail/iOS Mail adds lots of padding to notification e-mails

My notification e-mails look great on the Gmail web version, but they aren't so nice on the OS X mail app, or on iOS. When I look at them, there is a lot of extra padding on the top and bottom parts, ...
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Emails from community at stackexchange use markdown

Markdown does not work in emails, so you should probably not use it in them. The email is still readable and the links work, they're just not at the place where you'd expect them to be.
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Mark inbox item as read when reaching its relevant post from email

Suppose someone has answered my question, I got notification in my email and clicked the email link to get to the answer. When doing this, I see there's still a notification in the top bar. Can the ...
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Should the “bounty ending soon” email contain a link to the question? [duplicate]

I have found questions complaining and status-completed that the text should be different when there are no answers, questions objecting to even getting emails when bounties are expiring, complaints ...
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Filter e-mail links to deleted question

I am subscribed to new questions in the "model-theory" tag on Maths.SE. So today, I got an e-mail with a single new question: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/502074/is-acla-of-model-theory-...
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Plaintext notification emails do not link to questions

This is what the text/plain part of a notification email looks like: The following items were added to your Stack Exchange global inbox since you last checked it on 2013-09-17: Sep, 17 Cannot ...
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Bounty notification doesn’t show title

I don’t recall putting a bounty on … \… and what about it, anyways? That’s a fragment. We should consider revising it.

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