Questions tagged [global-inbox]

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Add an inbox toggle to filter out messages from other sites

When I click the Inbox icon on the navbar on any SE site, I see messages/updates from all SE sites. But I sometimes only want to see those specific to the site I'm in (or a site and its associated ...
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Add link to all items in global inbox on chat servers and stackexchange.com

On Q&A sites (including metas), the inbox dialog has a link to all items: On the chat servers and on https://stackexchange.com, the link is missing: Could it be added? FWIW, it's also missing on ...
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Nothing new in inbox despite asking and editing questions [duplicate]

I asked and edited questions since this date (Oct. 18 2021) but nothing new appeared in the inbox: This isn't really a problem, but it might be a bug?
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We need a mechanism for 'purging' seen inbox messages

There's certain situations where a message is better off not being seen. Things that are upsetting, rude or offensive for certain, or one might want to housekeep their inbox. Dopplegreener's post here ...
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Please clear chat message notifications out of my inbox if the message was deleted as rude/abusive

I was pinged earlier in a chat room with an abusive message. Because I wasn't around at the time it went right to my inbox. Chat moderation removed the message before I even knew it existed, which I'm ...
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Inbox count and reputation increase are not disappearing in the top bar in https://stackexchange.com [duplicate]

I logged in in https://stackexchange.com. I clicked on the inbox (in the top bar) as I had a few notifications. After clicking somewhere else, the inbox count is still shown. I clicked on the trophy ...
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Stop receiving edit notifications for an old post [duplicate]

Some time ago (about 10 years) I created this post in the Photography Meta: Image of the week "hall of fame" Since the post is a sort of repository for all the "image of the week" ...
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Under what conditions are notifications about expiring of bounties sent?

As far as I can tell, a user who offered a bounty receives several notifications of this type. Your bounty on question "... expires in three days. Your bounty on question "... expires in ...
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Can the author of a comment be added to the global inbox?

When another user @-mentions you in a comment this comment gets added to your inbox. The same happens when someone writes a comment to on of your posts. Recently I knew that a certain user replied to ...
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The "1 new item in your inbox" mail links to pages that create an MSE account [duplicate]

I just got an email about my inbox in a sock account. This notified me about a comment on one of the questions I asked using that account. This email contains a link like the following See all of your ...
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Should not Inbox notifications on a deleted question be removed as well? [duplicate]

Not sure this is the place to post this... I notice that Inbox notifications (in my case, over a comment I left) on a question that was deleted - still show up - even though the question was ...
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Where is my jobs inbox? [closed]

This question has an answer from 2012, and seems to be obsolete now, or I am blind and did not find the dropdown stated there. I recently got a job offer to my inbox (or maybe it is named differently),...
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Please notify users who are following a question when a bounty starts or ends

When a followed question is edited or closed, it triggers an inbox notification for those who follow it. However, I just noticed that starting a bounty does not trigger an inbox notification, nor does ...
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Group notifications of followed topics (e.g. like comments on own posts)

When the feature was announced: The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network I replied a year ago with some concerns, of which, the grouping of notifications. I did not get ...
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Inbox "View all inbox items" button seems to have vanished

(Possibly Teams-related) At the top of my inbox, there used to be a "View all inbox items" button. But it appears to have just vanished: It's not just me either, but it seems to be ...
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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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Why would this answer show up in my inbox in Spanish, despite appearing in English?

Please look at the screen shot. Why is the English answer shown in Spanish in my inbox? I’m an English speaker in the USA (although I know a fair bit of Spanish). The person who provided the helpful ...
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Followed question comments have incorrect formatting, in the network profile Inbox page

Looking through my inbox page in the Stack Exchange network profile, I keep seeing that some of the comments I've received on a followed post aren't showing the links in them, which you can see at the ...
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URL of Meta Stack Exchange chat room transcript (which I opened from inbox) contains 2 slashes after "chat.meta.stackexchange.com". Why?

I was chatting in a chat room and I went offline after some time. When I came back online, I checked my inbox and there was a chat reply in the chat room. The URL of the transcript (which I opened ...
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Latest event is only shown in inbox without any addition info

Old design - Here it says 4 comments on an X question. The old design is better. Why it is changed? I got 4 comments and 2 answers but only the latest is shown. Comment Answer noredirect' parameter ...
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How many items can the stackexchange global inbox contain?

Does the inbox have a maximum of announcements it can contain? Do very old announcements disappear get automatically deleted after a while?
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Cannot view all inbox items without creating a Meta Stack Exchange account

When I click "View all inbox items," if I hadn't joined the Meta community, it will redirect my to "Confirm new account" for Meta. For some reason, I need to have a profile on Meta ...
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No notification when somebody edits the title of your question

I didn't get an inbox notification for this edit, even though title edits are substantive and you should get an inbox notification for substantive edits by other users to your posts. I've retested ...
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Notifications inbox was pinged a second time when a comment on a followed post was edited

A screenshot from my global inbox: A post I follow had a comment added onto it which rightly pinged my notifications inbox. I then clicked through to the notification, bringing me to the comment. ...
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keep unread inbox messages highlighted, keep unread notification count in top bar icon [duplicate]

I dread clicking on the inbox icon because clicking it means that all messages are no longer "unread" and the notification number (usually color red) will go away. It means we must wait ...
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Received inbox message about election that is underway, but there is no active election on the site

Just saw this: In words: The Stack Overflow 2020 community moderator election is underway — nominations now being accepted. However, when clicking the message, I was greeted with: Or in words: ...
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Deleted comments on followed posts persist in the global inbox

I think the title says most of it, but when you follow a post you get notifications in your inbox about comments made on those posts. These notifications persist even after the comment is deleted even ...
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Missing inbox notification for new answer to my question

Someone posted an answer to one of my questions on May 16th. Here is the timestamp of the answer: Yet as you can see in the below screenshot of my inbox notifications, the only notification that I ...
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Why do I get a "hooray, your question was reopened" message when the question seem not to have been closed? [duplicate]

I received today for one of my questions the following Inbox message: I am surprised because: I didn't even know the question was closed (I neither saw any counter on the close flag, nor the [closed]...
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Improve bounty notification "You must award it to an answer within 24 hours." when there are no answers

When the 7-day period of one of your bounties ends, you get the following message: Your bounty on question [question title] is completed. You must award it to an answer within 24 hours. (emphasis ...
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No longer receiving inbox messages about comments

For two days, I am not receiving inbox messages any more for comments that were posted after my own comment on questions / answers that aren't my own. I know about the follow-up comments because I ...
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Add link to INBOX: either link reponse tab from current community or global inbox from network profile

Top bar menus: Achievements and Review Queues have useful links in top within them; e.g clicking on Achievements menu, you'll find links to privileges and badge, link to all review queues from ...
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Where are my notifications?

In my inbox it alleges the most recent comment directed at me was posted 6 hours ago, but I noticed there are more recent comments under that and also under a different answer of mine that I was not ...
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Why didn't I get notification of this answer in my inbox? [duplicate]

I posted this question to SO recently and by chance I noticed I had an answer; however I only noticed this answer by chance - I never received a notification in my inbox like I always do. I thought I ...
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Inbox notification text should be darker

The notification font color was recently changed from black to gray (#6A737C): At least for me, the notifications are hard to read now. I suggest changing the color back to black.
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Possibility to filter global inbox

Right now it's not possible to filter the global inbox. It would be cool to be able to filter the recent messages by site, by adding a dropdown with a user's joined sites, allowing them to choose ...
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Rep change alert pops up then vanishes upon refresh

Say I get an upvote on an answer. +10 indicator shows up, great, I click, click out, it's gone. Then if I click to a different page, or refresh it, it'll pop up for a second and then go away without ...
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How do I STOP getting messages that say "X new items in your Stack Exchange inbox -- XXX The following items were added to your inbox...."

These messages are annoying. I want them gone. I am not trying to close my SE inbox, nor am I trying to block everything from SE. Never mind why or what I'm "really" trying to accomplish.
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Do question authors receive a second notification if I undelete my previously deleted answer?

When posting an answer, the question author's receives a notification. Let's assume I delete my own answer, edit it and then undelete it. Will the question author receive a second notification?
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An easy way to disable the red icon for inbox notifications

I want to disable inbox notifications on all SE sites (which you may or may not find valid but that is not the point) but it appears that the software does not provide an easy way to do that. Is ...
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Not see the inbox messages for the deleted accounts

If I had an account on an SE site, deleted it, and then made a new account on the same website, I am going to get the inbox messages from the old account (assuming all of these are created using the ...
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Can we get notifications for when moderator tags are added? [duplicate]

One of my questions had status-review added with no comment from the developers or anything. There isn’t a notification for moderator tags being added or removed; if I weren’t paying attention to the ...
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New achievement not vertically aligned in container

It looks like new achievements in the achievement dialog have a little more padding at the top, making them not vertically aligned anymore (left). The difference is easily seen when you compare it ...
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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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Top bar notifications (global inbox, +reputation) reset after refreshing or visiting another page

Normally, when you click the Inbox or the Achievements icon in the top bar, the notification (x new messages, +y reputation) clear. They still do, but upon refreshing the page, they're back to their ...
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Why I did not receive a notification that grace period of a bounty started?

From my past experience with bounties, you receive several notification as the bounty is closing to end: bounty expires in three days, bounty expires in one day, bounty expiring soon (this is ...
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Missing item in inbox [duplicate]

There seems to be an inconsistency in my inbox. There has been a message from a user (under the form of a @reply comment) that I can see under the post and in the "responses" tab in my profile, but it ...
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Adjust/don't show pro-tempore election notification if there is no election phase

Woodworking Stack Exchange just had its first pro-tempore election. Well, not really; there was no election phase since there was only one candidate for one seat. Therefore, the election ended as soon ...
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Recent Inbox Messages number wrong

I'm a user of Stack Overflow and trying to help people solve their problems. However what I sometimes see is that the number of messages in 'Recent Inbox Messages' is incorrect. Just now I had 2 ...
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Incorrect tooltip for inbox messages before manual page refresh

When you have unread inbox messages the topbar inbox button contains an indicator with number and tooltip is saying "You have unread inbox messages": Now you can click on the button to see unread ...
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