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Don't send automated "community milestone" emails

I think this is an excellent idea. To be precise: to replace auto-generated mails with one or more of the suggestions made in the request. Similar to the recently suggested Replace the 100k and 250k ...
GhostCat's user avatar
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17 votes
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No email acknowledgement for reporting CoC violation via web site

We previously had an auto-responder for ticket submissions that would indicate we received it. However, it was turned off because it was being used by spammers and trolls to bypass some of our ...
animuson's user avatar
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How do I disable email notifications for one specific question of mine?

Currently there is no way to unsubscribe from email updates from a single question of yourself. If you think that would be a usefull feature to have for the entire network you can consider posting a ...
Luuklag's user avatar
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10 votes

Don't send automated "community milestone" emails

Another aspect related to this: Sometimes even high reputation users might be among problematic users of the site. (For example, I could imagine a typical FGITW user having a rather large reputation, ...
Martin's user avatar
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9 votes

Email me new responses to my posts. ERROR

For some reason when you registered your account, your email address was not inserted as the verified email for your account. It is currently empty, and we cannot send emails to you without an email ...
animuson's user avatar
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9 votes
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Update wording in subject of automated "100k reputation" email

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. After review, we've decided not to send this email for now, and it's been turned off. We came to the conclusion that a form email is not the way we really ...
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8 votes

Email notifications almost guaranteed to be pointless, stale for original poster on suggeted edits

Just to be clear: That the email is not specifically about edit suggestions - you get emailed when you have unread inbox items, whatever those might be (new comments, new answers, etc). It just so ...
animuson's user avatar
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8 votes

Email notifications on Q&A I have been involved in

When you ask a question or write an answer, there appears an option below selecting tags and above "Post your question" called " Email me new responses to my posts". Select that option. This only ...
Nog Shine's user avatar
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8 votes

Email notifications on Q&A I have been involved in

Go to your profile page on one of the sites you're a member of. Click on "Settings": Go to "Edit email settings": Under "Inbox" choose the frequency in which you want ...
Shadow Wizard Love Zelda's user avatar
8 votes

Can I have the option to receive notification emails immediately, rather than 3 hours later?

Think about it: do you really want to get an email for every comment on one of your posts? Wouldn't that just clog your inbox? It's better to wait and get the bulk in one email in case you are away ...
bobeyt6's user avatar
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8 votes

Can't receive email notification of these sites after setting to 3 hours

We've discovered that the scheduled job that batches and sends the inbox notification emails has been failing since Aug 3rd. A fix is in the works and should be deployed tomorrow, barring any issues ...
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Clicking 'Unsubscribe' and 'Email Settings' links in "The Overflow Issue" email newsletter leads to 404 Page Not Found

I checked the email I received myself and the unsubscribe link worked just fine, we're also seeing traffic in our logs to indicate that the links are working. Judging from the URL that you hit in our ...
Dean Ward's user avatar
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7 votes

Tag subscription email not being delivered (2018–2019 edition)

This is fixed. This was one of the few remaining instances where we send emails via an internal SMTP server. At some point we switched to using an @stackoverflow.email address but we weren't signing ...
Brian Nickel's user avatar
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Large subscription mysteriously disappeared?

Well, I'm afraid the tag filter UI still leaves a bit to be desired. But, if you visit https://stackexchange.com/filters, you should see - on the right-hand sidebar - a list of all the filters you've ...
Shog9's user avatar
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6 votes
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I stopped receiving tag filter subscription notification emails

As mentioned here this was just fixed. Thanks for the heads up.
Dean Ward's user avatar
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6 votes

Can I have the option to receive notification emails immediately, rather than 3 hours later?

I think there's a few things here. Firstly - generating emails from dynamic content is ... surprisingly difficult. At an old job, one of the things we had to do was send confirmation emails for ...
Journeyman Geek's user avatar
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Filter subscription email is not being delivered (June 2019 - Feb 2020)

The issue here wasn't related to previous email problems. It was actually even more ridiculous. We were running a check for whether to add BCC headers to the email, skipping it if the value was null. ...
animuson's user avatar
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5 votes

How to subscribe to tags?

According to 'Favorite Tags' is now 'Tag Watching', subscribing to tags will be replaced with a Notifications feature, which will have some configuration options in addition. However, ...
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Follow review categories

No, let's not do that. (I have down voted your feature request for that reason, not because you asked a bad question). First of all reviews are highly volatile (or at least they should be) on most ...
rene's user avatar
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5 votes

Getting email notifications when comments or answers are posted

Sounds like StackOverflow email is busted, as I have this problem too, though set for 3 hr emails. The way to get notifications pushed is with their mobile app. My iphone now shows notifications of ...
mowliv's user avatar
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4 votes

Subscribe to tags I am interested in?

@RayLuo From what I saw on https://stackexchange.com/filters, you can add several filters to subscribe to multiple tags. See the screenshot:
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4 votes
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Email notifications don't seem to work for me

This query has been on my list for a while but we've been queued up on work. I just pushed a fix for the job (a new filtered index) and emails should resume sending on the next pass (within 24 hours).
Nick Craver's user avatar
4 votes

Subscribe to site

Right now there is no way to get an email for each and every new question on a site. There are two other options you have though: Use the rss feed. At the bottom of every site's homepage is a "...
gunr2171's user avatar
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4 votes

Incorrect setting in emails server that send emails for other stack's sites

Thanks for the heads up. We shouldn't have been sending emails from @superuser.com at all. Everything is now (well as of yesterday) sent from @stackoverflow.email which has a correctly configured ...
Dean Ward's user avatar
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4 votes

Unrecognized email address in the settings of community digests

Should I worry if my account has been hacked? There is no way for anyone here to tell you if you were 'hacked' or not. You could've just misremembered which e-mail you entered, which is much more ...
Tinkeringbell's user avatar
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3 votes
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I received an email alert about a message in my Stack Exchange Inbox, but it was missing

If you receive a comment (anywhere), an answer to your question, or a chat ping, and it is deleted before you see it, the notice is removed from your inbox. Email, however, can't be retracted once ...
Monica Cellio's user avatar
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Unsubscribe button isn't disabled when I have already unsubscribed from "Tag watching" notifications

Quite some time have passed since reporting this bug, but we fixed it now :) The button is now only available if there's something to unsubscribe from. Hope that helps!
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