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For questions about the Stack Exchange subscription system, which will email you about new questions in your filters at a set interval of time.

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Is there an overview of questions for my subscribed sites with all my watched tags?

Sometimes when looking to answer questions I want to be able to filter new questions by my set of watched tags. I can easily scroll through the list and watch for questions with yellow background. Is ...
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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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How to subscribe to tags?

There used to be subscribe button in the popup window which appears when you hover the mouse over a tag. It then sent you a confirmation e-mail and later it was sending e-mail feeds when new question ...
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Cancel joining the site for newsletter subscription does nothing

You can manage newsletter subscription on the SE newsletter page. However to subscribe for a specific site you need to be a member on it, if not, than clicking on subsribe link: will refers you ...
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Subscribe to tags via app

I could not see any easy way to subscribe to tags in a group. I tried long-pressing the tag but nothing appears. Any ideas?
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I stopped receiving tag filter subscription notification emails

I'm not receiving tag filter subscription email notifications anymore. I did not change configuration of my subscriptions (https://stackexchange.com/users/3089209/xmojmr?tab=subscriptions) and I did ...
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Exclude questions with ignored tag in subscribed tag email

I'm subscribed to a tag. But I also ignore a tag. The two are sometimes used together, and I don't want to get the question(s) with the tag I ignore to my mail box in that case. Please exclude those ...
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Large subscription mysteriously disappeared?

I have a large Stackexchange subscription (~80 tags of my favorite games on Arqade) that mysteriously disappeared around the beginning of the month. It's no longer listed here, and I am no longer ...
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Subscribe to multiple specific tags [duplicate]

I need to subscribe to specific tags, for example: If I need to subscribe to the [android] tag I just go through this tag and subscribe to it. What if I need to make it more specific, like [android][...
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Ability to merge lists for subscribed tags

I want to get notified for some related tags. It could be better if I have an option to merge the results of all related tags in one email. This could be useful to get rid of duplicated items as well.
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Not receiving email confirmation

I have subscribed to a tag but I do not get the confirmation email that is sent. It is not in my spam folder.
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Subscription Emails Still Being Sent to Old Email Address

I've updated the email address on all my accounts within Stack Exchange from a hotmail address to a gmail address but my subscriptions are still being sent to my hotmail address. I've checked by ...
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Can I subscribe to a tag on mobile?

Is there any way to subscribe to emails for a tag from an iPhone or iPad? The option doesn't seem to available in the iOS app or mobile site? If it isn't available, can this feature be added to the ...
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Tell me if I have any subscriptions form the new email management page

I've just gone to check my email settings based on the new feature described here: Control the types of email you receive via our new Email Settings feature I noticed that I can manage my '...
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Make it easy to suspend all question subscriptions

As someone who uses question subscriptions a lot (I seem to have 287 of them), there come times when I want to suspend them, i.e. take a vacation from SX. Currently this is hard - I'd have to manage ...
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Email notification for incorrect question [duplicate]

I subscribe to new questions in the roslyn tag. I just got an email with the subject New roslyn questions for Mar 16 - Stack Exchange linking to the question How to create a Pivot Chart (Excel 2013) ...
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Subscription bug: receiving emails for questions with tags that do not match my filter

As of yesterday, I've started receiving emails for a subscription that do not match my filter. My filter: Smalltalk Filter (shows items with tags smalltalk or pharo across all StackExchange sites) ...
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I can't subscribe to tag on ru.stackoverflow.com

For example, I signed up for "битрикс" tag. I received a confirmation email: You've chosen to receive email updates on new questions tagged "". And my subscription was without a tag, ie all the ...
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Would it be possible to stop escaping angle brackets in email notifications? [duplicate]

Here's an email I just received for a tag I subscribe to, showing a summary of a new question asked: Creating tree formed XML from flat XML with Xquery I have some XML in the following format: &...
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I got no notification emails (for my tag filters) today.

More than 24 hours ago I got the last email from my tag filters. I checked some filters and verified that I should have gotten several emails today. Is there a problem with this feature, currently? ...
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Bug in the Newsletter Subscription form

I found a small bug in the newsletter subscription form on the Stack Exchange platform. Steps to reproduce it: In the "Preferences" tab, check in the "Newsletter" section "Send me the weekly ...
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Do not send me emails about questions written by me (even if they have a tag I am subscribed to)

I subscribed to the tag "ecm", so I often receive such emails: PROBLEM: Many of these email are about questions written by me. (I am quite active in that field, usually answering but also often ...
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Unable to change email updates period on softwareengineering.stackexchange.com

I have subscribed for email notifications for Java tag on Software Engineering.SE, and follows link from email to change email preferences. But then when I press edit and change period (i.e. How ...
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A subscription that lists a filter that isn't in my list of filters?

I have "favorite tags". I have "filters" that reference those tags. I have "subscriptions" that reference filters. What's strange is that one of the subscriptions I set up references a filter that ...
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Subscription email subject does not show the site name

Now it is New $tag_name questions for $date - Stack Exchange Could you please replace 'Stack Exchange' with the site name — Stack Overflow, Server Fault etc? It's useful because some tags ...
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double-notification: once per tag

If you subscribed to several tags, and there is a new question which belongs to more than one tag at once, you'll receive as many emails as the tags, e'g you subscribed to tags A, B, C, D and the ...
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What's the URL for the tag intersection feed for tags which Have +'s?

I've just read this: Subscribing to a feed for multiple tags and learned that I can subscribe to https://stackoverflow.com/feeds/tag/tag1+and+tag2 but what if tag1 ends with +? e.g. c++?
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Finding Number of Followers of a Tag in the Data Dump

I'm doing a research on the developers' QAs in Stack Overflow, I have checked Stack Exchange Data Explorer and data dumps but I didn't find number of followers of a tag: There isn't any related ...
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Stack Exchange doesn't know when I last checked my global inbox?

I am subscribed to get my unread inbox items every 3 hours. It's working well, but today I noticed something quite weird: For sake of future search, adding the text: The following item was ...
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Subscription Bug: Emails including jobs that do not match defined filters

A few days ago, many users have started receiving emails from job subscriptions that contain jobs that do not match the filters defined for the subscription. The examples below show screen-grabs from ...
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Subscription feed emails doubly encode < and > characters

When I receive emails for my Stack Exchange email subscriptions, characters like < and > are doubly encoded, i.e., they are rendered as &lt and &gt (and encoded as &amp;lt; and &...
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Broken links in tag subscription email

I have subscribed questions of certain tags. It sends me email whenever a question is asked under the tag. But recently I'm getting lot of 'Page Not Found'. When I click link on the email, it shows '...
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Offer more options for tag subscription digests

While subscribing to tags, it shows digest mail duration set to one day. If it is weekly digest (or, for that matter, any customizable days) it will be great. Please consider changing duration to be ...
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Got an email for a filter for a question which doesn't contain any of the tags in the filter

I received this email yesterday: Why? I only have 1 filter, 'My filter', which only contains the tags csh and tcsh: As far as I can see, this question has never been tagged with either tags (at ...
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Egregious whitespace on digest emails

The format of the digest emails has changed and it seems to violate the core ideas behind SE's layout, that content takes up most space. The HTML formatted email looks like this: where I have ...
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Can we have the old feed back (as an option)?

I've noticed that the feed format has changed. The new format seems inconvenient to read. The layout is more modern style but the actual facts - which is the question with few words of text - is much ...
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Tag filter subscription for all English sites

I'm using a tag filter to get email updates about the wikipedia tag. Since this tag appears on several sites, I chose the All Sites option. That worked fine for me, but now I have received an email ...
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Receive filter mail once per week

I'd like to receive filter mail only once per week. The question asked is: Do you want email updates when new questions arrive in this filter? Currently there are the options 15 minutes, 3 hours ...
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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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How do you change your email settings for all sites?

Is there a way to make settings apply to all sites for my login? For example, if I go to settings for one site and uncheck the option Email chat event reminders, bounty expiration notices, and ...
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“Subscribe to more newsletters” - but I'm not subscribed to those I see!

When viewing the network profile of a different user, we see such a thing: The "Subscribe to more newsletters" link makes perfect sense when viewing my own profile, but I don't think it should be ...
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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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“edit” link to edit your subscription to Favorite tags does not work [duplicate]

When I want to edit my subscription to "Favorite" tags, the small "edit" link under my email does nothing. I click on it and nothing happends. I've tried with Firefox and with Google Chrome and ...
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Subscribe to a search results

I have several projects on CocoaControls that are starting to be used in the wild. And that means people will ask questions about them on Stack Overflow. (They're not big enough to warrant tags.) A ...
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Subscription and Favorite link on synonym tag uses wrong url

The tag ria-services is a synonym for the tag wcf-ria-services and the ToolTip displays the information of the master tag. Also all operations in the ToolTip like frequent, info, top users, rss and ...
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Can we know how many people are subscribed to a user's RSS feed?

I noticed you can "follow" users by subscribing to their rss feed, is it possible to know how many subscribers each user has next to it's subscribe button? On a side note, are rss feeds commonly used?...
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I get unrelated [tag:generics] tagged Q in my inbox via [tag:generic-programming] subscription [duplicate]

But these tags are about different things. Usually generics are for .NET specific syntax/asage Q, but generic-programming is for generic algorithms and design patterns. The problem is I don't want ...
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Is it possible to subscribe (by email) to posts in particular tag that have at least x upvotes?

I want to get popular questions in a particular tag. For example, questions with a score of at least X, or top N questions per day from popularity meter in top-left corner (but for 1 tag). Is it ...
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Make it possible to 'subscribe' to a post

Often, I will downvote a post because of major spelling / grammar errors. The expectation is that if the post is improved, I would remove my downvote. That's better for everyone. But how can I be ...
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Five ways to say Yes in Stack Exchangish

yee-haw sure yes-please why-not of-course Want to see for yourself? Here are the steps to uncover it! Subscribe to any tag (email subscription, available when you hover the tag name) Go to your ...