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Questions tagged [notifications]

Questions about the various user interface and email elements used to notify users of events on the site.

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Why do chat notifications only appear when chat is open?

I keep desktop notifications enabled for chat. However, I notice that notifications only appear if the chat — any chat, not necessarily the one from which I'm actually getting the notification — is ...
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Re-voting for reopening doesn't show notification message after second vote, but re-voting for deletion does

If you re-voting for post deletion notification message will be shown each time. But for re-opening it works differently. Notification message shown only for first click. Looks inconsistent.
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Not notified of all rep changes, old bug returns

This seems to be a reincarnation of Reputation notifications seem to be broken again, which was marked status-completed. So: status-uncompleted. Today (Feb 6th) on Science Fiction and Fantasy I ...
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Let comments retain their pings when they are moved to chat

It often happens to me that someone has replied to (user @rus9384) me in comments, comments have been moved to chat, and I don't see the response (if the post is not mine, I don't see any notification ...
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Should users be notified with new comments/edits on posts that they have downvoted on? [duplicate]

Many times we've seen this scenario happen - a question was posted and currently doesn't meet the standard or is unclear. A user with voting privileges sees the content, downvotes it, and moves on ...
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Broken cross symbol for closing in notification message

After revoting on question opening or successful flag, cross symbol in the notification message is broken. Revote for opening: Vote for opening:
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What kind of edits of my posts by other users do not trigger an inbox notification? [duplicate]

I notice that not all edits of my posts trigger an inbox notification. I know that when the edit only contains a tag manipulation, then it doesn't trigger an inbox notification. But it seems there is ...
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Stack Exchange mobile app push notifications on ANDROID PIE 9 Nokia 6.1+

I have been a constant user of the Stack Exchange mobile app and on my previous mobile Motorolla Droid Turbo 2 it worked fine, and I used to receive the push notifications for all the selected events ...
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While reviewing wanted to edit but couldn't and no notification [duplicate]

While I was reviewing some Q/A I wanted to edit one of them but the Edit link didn't work Also no notifications popped up nor a warning of some kind was shown Then I tried directly outside the ...
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Maybe its time to start planning to sunset the mobile apps… Could we get Web Push Notifications?

TLDR: Mobile is sad. Can we have web push notifications? (While the eventual intended audience will know what I'm talking about,google has a nice, though somewhat technical article on what this is. I ...
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Why don't we receive notifications about the addition of moderator-only tags to meta requests? Should we?

Note: I'm not requesting that this be changed; I'm asking a neutral question as well as starting a discussion. I'm aware that in order for users to be notified upon their question being edited, the ...
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What events trigger an inbox notification?

The global inbox was once introduced because it became hard "to keep track of all your questions, answers, and comments across every site you participated on". The small red number tells you how ...
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Getting two email notifications for the same post matching my filter

I have one filter on Stack Overflow that matches "javamail". Lately I've been getting two email notifications for the same post that matches the filter. This doesn't happen every time, but maybe one ...
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What's the reason for a deleted question without any notification to delete its answer? [duplicate]

I answered a question, but after two days the question was deleted, so its answers deleted after also without any notification to me. I found my deleted answer in Deleted Recent Answers list, then I ...
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Notifications through the web browser [duplicate]

It'd be neat if users could enable Stack Exchange notifications through Safari and Chrome.
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Not notified about rollback

I was notified that someone edited one of my questions earlier today (because it changed more than 6 characters). Then someone else rolled back that edit and I didn't get a notification so my inbox ...
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Badges I've earned aren't always showing up in the Achievements dialog [duplicate]

Recently, I used all of my daily 40 upvotes on an SE site (Android SE). However, the achievements dialog only showed one of the badges - not two. Here's a screenshot. In the screenshot, the Badges ...
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Notify OP after a question receives a close vote

My suggestion is to notify the OP when someone votes to close his question informing him the reason behind the vote. The reason is: Most users don't leave a comment when voting to close, and most OP ...
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The notification for the “view close votes” privilege should specify that it's only for your own questions

The privilege awarded for reaching 250 reputation is called "View Close Votes". As explained at length on the privileges page, this means that you can view and cast votes on your own questions. ...
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Why does the link in this notification of a new comment not find any new comment?

This notification seems to be informing me of a new comment, so given that it has no link on the word comment or the speech bubble, I assume the link on the question title is supposed to be a link to ...
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How to get notified about new questions on tags in new UI? [duplicate]

There will be a new system for watching tags, but until that's implemented, I seem to not be able to follow tags the old way. Since that's the only way that currently sends out mails, it should still ...
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Why are comment response notifications limited to one user name? [duplicate]

There are times where multiple users commented to a question I posted. Most had very useful information or suggestions and I wish to thank them all at once or ask them all the same question that is ...
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There are no chat flags to display but the number is shown

When a message is flagged as spam/offensive, network wide 10k users are shown a number of pending chat flags. As shown in the above image, it is shown that there are 15 messages waiting for review. ...
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Reputation notifications seem to be broken again

Likely the same problem that happened on Are the reputation notifications broken again? (April 2017) and Reputation not appearing in Rep. Notification Queue - yet it is given silently (August 2018). ...
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Why do Chat notifications show who the message is from, while comment notifications do not?

When someone leaves a comment to any of my posts, or employs @Alex, I get an inbox notification showing me the comment. When someone responds to me in Chat I also get an inbox notification showing me ...
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What is the “best way” to keep selected discussions on all meta sites synchronized?

Tl;Dr There is an announcement about the new communication processes between international communities and Stack Exchange Inc. One of the processes is to keep the relevant posts on meta sites ...
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Where is the notification in the app when a post of mine is edited?

Today in the app I was told I had three unread messages in my inbox but I only saw two: This is because the “answer edited” message only shows up on the website: Can this be fixed? App ...
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notify in inbox on deleted answer

I noticed that one of my answers was deleted by a moderator (without comment) and I never got any notice of the occurrence. How can I profile C++ code running on Linux? If we get notifications in ...
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Notifications with a HTML encoded entity render improperly if a truncation occurs in the middle of the entity

I received the below notification yesterday: The chat message itself can be found at https://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/46368649#46368649: iunno I'm just saying that it's not out of ...
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Can we get a ping when a downvoted Q/A was subsequently edited? [duplicate]

I'm one of these people who tends to leave a comment when I downvote and every now and then, the OP edits their post and pings me back they did and then I remove my downvote most of the time and even ...
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Not receiving notifications on my new phone from android app

I have app version 1.0.95 beta and android os 8.0.0. My new phone is Samsung galaxy note 8, and the stack exchange app was installed automatically when I set the phone up (it's a warranty replacement)....
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Badge notifications from other sites should not use the icons from the current site [duplicate]

Badge notification from other sites (here, meta.SE) should use their resp. badge icons (here, the default), not the ones from the site I'm currently on. Failing that (because, do we really want to ...
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Reputation not appearing in Rep. Notification Queue - yet it is given silently

I answered a question on Super User and while on other sites I did not get a 'Reputation Notification' to explain that I was given 2 upvotes for my answer - yet if I manually check my Profile here at ...
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Disable notifications from old but active questions which already solved my problem

I've created questions that had an acceptable answer, and I would like to unsubscribe from notifications to it. As I get new answers, and sometimes comment replies that aren't useful to me, but may be ...
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What causes inbox notifications to expand to fewer notifications?

I had a notification on my mobile of 6 inbox notifications, and both on it and PC, it showed 6. However, when I clicked on it, it expanded to...3 notifications. Perhaps spam answers and comments were ...
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Ping Notification for a user with less than 20 reputation?

Should we allow ping to a user who can't talk in chat? Recently I visited a meta.SE chatroom. Even though I don't have enough rep to talk, I could still get pinged and notified. Since a user with less ...
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Notifications if I log in through Facebook

If I log in to Stack Exchange using Facebook, is there a way I can get notifications sent to my Facebook or email?
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How to track Hot Network Questions on small Beta site

For better or for worse, a small Beta site sometimes hits the Hot Network Questions list. Is there a way to set up a trigger such that when this occurs, something happens? For instance, I get an ...
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Why did I get a notification for an edit on another user's post? [closed]

This edit was on a question that was not asked by me, but by another user with the same username as me (Nils). The notification was in my Stack Exchange inbox. I think this is a bug somewhere in the ...
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Why did I not see that I was downvoted in my achievements? [duplicate]

I logged on today, and saw nothing in my inbox or achievements bar, so I thought nothing happened. Upon looking on my profile just now, I saw that I was downvoted on a previous question. Why did this ...
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Should users see a notification about their flagged and deleted chat messages?

Imagine a situation (which is currently happening) where some user's old inappropriate chat messages were deleted. That user is either out of chat, offline or otherwise not in chat to obviously notice ...
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Inbox and achievements dialogs won't load on sites other than MSE (error 500)

The achievements dialog is failing to load on several sites for me. It works fine on Meta Stack Exchange and Meta Stack Overflow, but on any other site I've tried (main or meta, including main Stack ...
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Could we get a filter for non NeuroTypical Thinkers to filter out Directed comments

I know I am beating a dead horse, but that is because it is a topic that is so important to me personally but also the millions of us with autism that can nearly function in society. I am having ...
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Why are the green/red +/-N delta-rep notifications (due to votes on my posts) turned off until a -N bounty is surpassed?

On one SE site I'm often in a situation where I've just started a +100 bounty. The -100 deduction stops those green and red +5 and -5notifications due to votes on my posts from appearing in the top ...
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New comment notification should be skipped if I'm known to have seen it [duplicate]

Someone commented on an answer I've written, and I noticed there was a "1 more comment" message. I clicked on it, and saw the comment. I even replied. A couple of minutes later I'm seeing a red [1] ...
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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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What is the bounty expires message trying to tell me, when it shows up on a question with no answers? [duplicate]

I got the notification that "Bounty expires in 3 days". Now normally, I assume its purpose is to remind me to consider accepting an answer. However, in this case there are no answers posted yet. ...
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Wrong icon on chat reply notifications on chat server [duplicate]

When looking at chat replies on a regular SE site, I see this: However, when looking at the same notification on chat.stackexchange.com, I see this: As you can see from the hovertext, it seems to ...
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Somebody commented or answered and I was notified but I don't see it

I asked a question on the Physical Fitness SE about integrating bodyweight exercises with 5K training and I also installed the Stack Exchange app on my phone. I saw a notification on my phone that ...
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Some icons in inbox/achievements are wrong, only on chat

Today I'm seeing the wrong icon in the dropdowns only on chat. The circled icons should be Writers, not Worldbuilding: They're correct on the Q&A sites: I've only seen this for Writers so far. ...