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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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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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I'm not notified when reputation changes

I'm on the latest version of Chrome, Windows 10. It happened a couple of times this week, that when someone upvotes my questions, I don't get notified (the green +5 in the top navbar doesn't show) ...
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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 pinging users 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. ...
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Chat ping “bug”? [duplicate]

So after chatting for a while in some SO chats, we encounterd a little problem which could get very annoying in long conversations where 2 people would have similar names. sami & sam would both ...
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Stack Overflow site notifications issue on Chrome

I have searched but was not able to find a solution to my problem. The notifications like new questions, comments, or answers are not working unless the page is refreshed in Chrome. Here, here and ...
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Viewed, deleted comments staying in inbox

Lets start with a life-like scenario. User A receives an offensive comment in his inbox from the OP of a question. A then clicks on the notification in order to flag the offending comment. A mod ...
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Viewing reputation notifications on chat.SE shows the wrong favicons [duplicate]

I just got some rep notifications while I was chatting on chat.SE. Thanks to this awesome script, I have a top bar in chat, so I see something like this: Now, suspecting that something may be wrong ...
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Notification icon colour has changed to dark red

I noticed that the colour of notification icon has changed since 2 days. This is how it looks like to me here on Meta. Formerly, the notifications colour icon used to be brighter and eye catching ...
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Enable Answer @replies to operate like Comment @replies

When a user posts an answer to a question and uses "@user" the user to whom they refer doesn't get a Notification, unlike comment @replies which does alert the user about the post. It would seem that ...
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Posting a chat reply does not clear the pending notification badge

I am quite often in the SOBotics chat room and subscribing to notifications from the bots from time to time. Using this feature I experienced that when I get mentioned by the bot, then review the ...
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I do not seem to be blocked on Stack Overflow, but I still cannot ask a question

I would like to ask a question on Stack Overflow, but the site does not tell me why I cannot post a question there. If I click on the the button Post Your Question, nothing happens. I do not get a ...
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Web page notification [duplicate]

When I receive a reply on a comment or thread I created or opted into on chat channels such as Slack or MS Teams opened in a web browser I receive a small banner that extends from the bottom vertical ...
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Send notifications to the owners of a Gallery chat room when a user requests access

When a user requests access to a Gallery chat room, they must wait until a room owner checks the "access" tab on the "info" section of a chat room and grants them write privileges. I think that the ...
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How to know why I lost one or more badges (and which one)?

I have noticed to have one bronze badge less than some days ago, but I can't see any notification about it. So, I don't know when it happened and what badge I've lost lately. Is there a way to get ...
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Do chat messages send notifications to the original poster (or question asker) without a direct notification (aka @username)?

Do chat messages send notifications to the original poster (or question asker) without a direct notification (aka @username)? For example, if the comments are moved to a chatroom and I send a chat ...