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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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 sees ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...
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Can we delete comments efficiently without causing legitimate mental issues for their authors?

Recently, a conversation I was engaged in was deleted. Confused, I asked about that and it was explained to me (politely and helpfully). But I'm concerned that this is a frequent occurrence, that ...
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Chat flags for room owners?

Recently it happened that a familiar high-reputation user from another room came into one where I am RO and notified me that there were flagged messages. I thought that if you were in a room and ...
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Why are Stack Exchange profile deletion email notifications sent from Stack Overflow email address?

I deleted my AcademiaSE profile, and nearly had a heart attack (do-not-reply@stackoverflow.email) with a subject line of "Your profile has been deleted". Why is this notification sent from an email ...
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Are users notified when a moderator comments on a post that is deleted?

This is related to How do notifications on deleted posts work? but that question does not actually answer this one... there's a comment requesting information about this on the answer but it received ...
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Why didn’t I get an election notification in iOS app? [duplicate]

I’ve just missed the Aviation.SE voting because I only normally use the iOS app and the notification didn’t come through to the app, yet it’s there when viewing through the website. Is this a bug? If ...
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Make the inbox indicator more visible

I have trouble noticing that I have inbox notifications. I am not refering to its position, but to its appearance. The inbox indicator in the top bar feels a lot smaller and less contrasted than the ...
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Do 10k+ users see the pings if they were already deleted? Do mods see them? [duplicate]

Consider the following scenario: User A writes a comment to User B, or answers the question of User B. This could ping user B, i.e. (s)he would see the comment in his inbox. However, User B is not ...
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Green rep change notification doesn't match the actual number in the tab [duplicate]

This evening the strangest thing just happened to me. I got notified of a +4 rep change, but when I opened the tab, I saw only an unread +5 from (presumably) a question upvote. See the screenshot: ...
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Removal of “Reading this post in our app!” notification

When any SE network site is accessed from the mobile view, the following notification is shown while viewing questions: The picture is from a screenshot in a question in Physics SE, but this problem ...
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Is there a way to notify all people who commented on a post at once?

I posted this question on Stack Overflow: What could make dynamic_cast start throwing std:bad_cast even if invoked on pointers? I discussed with four people in the comments about different approaches ...
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The inbox and achievement notifications show up incorrectly

In the top bar, it said that I have 1 unread inbox message and earned 7 reputation points: But when I clicked on both buttons, I neither had an unread inbox message nor earned reputation. My last ...
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Visiting the inbox tab on the network profile is now clearing notifications (behavior change)

Until very recently, if I had pending inbox notifications I could visit the inbox tab on my network profile to get a preview. Doing so did not clear the notification in the topbar or mark anything as ...
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Notifications on iOS for new questions in selected tags

Is there a way to get notified on an iOS device for new questions in selected tags ? There are some tags where a new question comes in every couple of hours. For them, I would like to be notified as ...
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Why did I not receive a notification for this answer to a bountied question?

I placed a bounty on this question by another user. Two days later, the question received an answer (which was deleted after the bounty expired). I did not get a notification for this answer, though I ...
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I'd like to get a notification when a question that I've voted to close (but isn't closed yet) is edited [duplicate]

Requested Feature I'd like to get a notification when a question that I've voted to close (but isn't closed yet) is edited, so I can review the changed question and retract my close vote if ...
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No notifications for comments at least in iOS app

I don't see any iOS notifications about comments at least in current version of iOS app. All types of notifications are enabled in settings. App Version: 1.7.0.1 Device: Unknown (iPad7,3) OS Version:...
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Can I mute notifications on a specific question?

I recently asked my first question on Code Golf. In doing so, I was not prepared for the deluge of notifications. In just one day, I have received over 25 notifications from that single question. Due ...
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Question deletion doesn't notify users composing an answer

I was just writing an answer to a quickly-deleted question. When you are writing an answer to a question that gets closed, your Post Your Answer gets disabled. When you are writing an answer to a ...
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Notification Count in Title [duplicate]

Is it possible to include in the Title tag the number of notifications a user has? For example, say a user has 5 notifications in their inbox. The title would have (5) right before the rest of the ...
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Notification for resolved flags [duplicate]

Is it possible to get a notification when one of our flags has been resolved? This request is similar to this question, but I think it would be good for all users, not just the first few flags. Aside ...
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Chat replies ending with an apostrophe get messed up in inbox notifications [duplicate]

I noticed this morning that a chat reply, with the last character in the preview being an apostrophe, was messed up. (; (since it's the TL, it's blacked out) ;) I then tested it with a sock of mine: ...
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Inbox/reputation notifications do not work on chat server top bar

On the top bar on chat server pages, e.g. https://chat.meta.stackexchange.com/, the inbox notification icons do not work: The dropdowns themselves do work and do show unread items, highlighted ...
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Why should I be prompted to vote in moderator elections when I'm never on the site?

I have profiles on several Stack Exchange sites, but some of them I hardly ever visit, have very low rep (over the basic 100), and have not answered or asked anything for months (if not a year). Still,...
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Chat pings are not turning into notifications

I was mentioned in this message while I was not in the chat room. Usually, this should become a notification after 15 minutes. However, I didn't get any notification as can be seen in this screenshot:...
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Inbox notifications link to Area 51 using HTTPS

As indicated in "Network-wide HTTPS: It's time", HTTPS support for Area 51 is currently incomplete. Certain page elements fail to load on HTTPS, such as notifications and captchas. Despite this, ...
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What are the rules for notifications in chat?

Background All right, I've gotten pretty used to how notifications work in the Q&A areas. This is aided by the fact that I get an autocompletion dropdown when I start typing @someone. Now, ...
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Area 51 notification does not disappear if you visit the FAQ from the topbar

Area 51 has a notification for first-time visitors, which disappears if you click "X" or click on the FAQ link in the notification. However, if you click on "faq" in the topbar (between "discuss" and ...
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Add global notifications for rejected edits (No, I don't mean the edit warning prompt)

There is a clear desire for global notifications when an edit is rejected. While there is a warning for rejected edits, it's not the same thing. I don't believe this is a duplicate of "Decision on ...

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