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Questions tagged [notifications]

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

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email notifications of activity on questions I am interested in

I cannot tell if there is a way to get email alerts when there is activity on questions I want to monitor. Is this possible, and if so how? Thanks, Nick
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Redundant “Red Dot” within the review queues menu

It happens to be that yesterday evening, for the first time since I have access to the review queues, there appeared a - I would call it - "Red Dot Icon" within the drop-down menu. In fact this ...
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Receiving Notifications when getting an answer or comment

Why do we get notifications when on the questions page and a new question is added but we don't get notifications when somebody responds to a post of ours? I'm referring to notifications in the tab ...
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More Synchronized Mark-As-Read Functionality

When a comment comes in on one of my posts, I get the red inbox showing up on the "Recent inbox messages" icon just to the right of my avatar-plus-stats. That's all very fine. I can click on the inbox ...
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A feature request (notification for favorited questions)

Why don`t I get notifications on the questions I favorited? Like suppose, I like a question but M.S.E never notifies me whether it has been answered or commented upon.
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Should I be getting the “Red Dot” on the “Review Queues ” Icon?

This has happened twice now - I get the "red dot" on the "Review Queues" icon, but when I click on it the queues that are available to me (my rep is about 750) are all empty, though there are some ...
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Notifications to participants are needed.

Two persons voted to close this question as "off topic" at a time when its entire content was this: In a graph model like wikipedia, with 5.4 million pages/nodes (a) and 20 links/edges per node (b),...
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Why don't I receive notifications of new privileges?

I want to be notified of new privileges I receive so I can kick the tires. However, it doesn't look like I am receiving these notifications. I would have received the "view close votes" privilege ...
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Deleted comment tab and notification

After a few months on this website, I have had a few of my comments deleted. As it happens, I agree with the deletions in all of those cases. However, there was no notification that they were deleted, ...
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Two Notifications Suggestion

Sometimes I find some interesting questions That I like to read their answers. But I lost the question and forget the title of it. So I can't access it anymore... I Suggest that M.S.E notify users (...
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Notifications by tag from the App on Android

I think if you want you can get notifications when someone asks questions under a particular tag. Does anyone know how to do that in the Android app?
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Is there any point answering/commenting/voting on old posts?

Say a post has been inactive for a period of time, what happens if you answer, comment or even vote on that question: who sees what you've done? Is voting good practice on inactive questions as it ...
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Repeated (x 24) achievement notification

Today I got a notification for a single achievement ("Nice answer" badge) repeated, about 24 times - the screenshot shows the first ones. Never happened to me before.
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Is there a way to get a notification e-mail when a question gets answered?

Is there a way to get a notification e-mail when a question gets answered? Because it's not always easy to keep track of all the forums you are on, especially if answers only come like days after you ...
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Is questioner or answerer advised about comment after latter has been deleted?

If I make a comment, the recipient will be advised. But if he has not read it and I delete it, will he still be advised and able to read it after my deletion?
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Upvoting on previous questions

It is often encouraged on this site to check with other posts to make sure your own isn't a duplicate, and since my expertise is quite limited at the moment, quite a number of mine do tend to be ...
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Are users who already posted an answer notified about offering a bounty?

What happens in the following situation: I posted some question, soon after one person response in the answer. However the answer was not enough detailed for me: I posted the comment encouraging this ...
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The feature that gives notifications of new questions, new answers, new comments is not working

I noticed that the feature that gives notifications of new questions, new answers, new comments is not working in my computer. Can you suggest how I can start getting those notifications again? Has ...
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Is there a way to block pings/notifications of a specific user?

Is there a way to block pings/notifications of a specific user? If possible, on a specific question? I did a quick search through the first pages of the entries "ping", "block", "notifications" etc ...
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How can I be on notification for any changes to a question? [duplicate]

Suppose I want to know if anyone posted any thing new to a question of interest. How can I do that?
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The @ symbol, does this do anything or are people just using it to reference a person because of Twitter?

I get a lot of @MarkLaPolla but I have not noticed any special notification. I get notification with or without the use of the '@'. If the '@' is special, how do I use it to send notifications. Thanks....
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Is there a notification of “on hold” and “closed”?

Perhaps I am mistaken but I think there is no notification of these events when they occur. Should there be one in the notification area?
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Was this edit rejected? Why wasn't I notified?

Earlier this evening, I suggested an edit to this post which was much like this: I'm posting this screenshot in case this duplicate edit gets rejected too. Because it seems my previous one was. ...
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Is there any way to subscribe to a thread so you get email notifications?

I asked a question without subscribing, but now I'm not being notified of answers. Is there any way to subscribe so that I'll get those notifications?
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I want to be notified when a question is answered [duplicate]

Sometimes I like a question but I don't want to keep that page open for all eternity. Is there a way to make sure I get notified when the question is answered?
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Notification when questions/answers will be or are deleted

I just realized that one of my question was deleted by Community. I can't remember being been notified about that. And since happens already at least the second time, I would be nice if SE could ...
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How do I get to know if my question has been commented or answered?

I'm new here and I don't know how things work here and don't have any knowledge about commenting or answering questions. How do I get to know if my question has been commented or answered?
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Is there any way by which we get the information if any particular user adds any Q/A. [duplicate]

For the last few days I found that user134824 is dealing with problems which are of my interest. Few more users are there who frequently deals with problems which are of my interest. In this question ...
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Someone edited my answer… years after I deleted it!

So I just got a notification that someone made an edit to one of my answers. It's a minor formatting that would probably improve the quality of my answer... except for the fact that I deleted that ...
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Edited-and-Reopened Questions Should Ping Downvoters

A somewhat common pattern on this site seems to be that a new user will post a poor question, receive a bunch of downvotes and have their question closed. If we're lucky, they'll (or someone) improve ...
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Being aware of changes in some question or answer

Is there a way to be aware of changes in some question or answer of someone else? I mean when changes happen I receive a note in my inbox, like my own questions. thank you
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Do candidates receive pings from comments under their nominations?

On the page with moderator candidates nomination it is possible to leave a comment for a candidate. In some cases, quite relevant questions have been asked in the comments and there have been no ...
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New users should be informed to use @ when replying

It's getting silly how many times I notice people not using @ when replying to someone. This is very concerning since the one who replies never gets an answer. It should be written somewhere near the ...
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Is there a way to follow a question? [duplicate]

I often see questions on math.stackexchange.com that I would like to follow. That is, I would be notified if there is any activity on the question so that I can see the answers that are provided. Is ...
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Email notification for new bounty questions

It's a great service to get email notifications in case new questions pop up according to specific tags. Is there also a possibility to get an email notification for new bounty questions? Note: I ...
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Change notifications through email

I'd like to change which topics on math are e-mailed to me. When I first started on this site, I specified "Calculus" because I was in Calculus at the time. I'd like to change it to Discrete Math ...
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Display reputation decreases in the top-bar indicator

Generally, a reputation increase is indicated by a green indicator. Can there be an indicator for reputation decrease as well? This is because sometimes we don't know, when suddenly our reputation ...
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Groundhog Day bug

In the past, when I got a message, the message box lit up, and after I read the message, the box remained unlit until the next message. Now the light reappears after a while, same already read ...
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Updates to reputation do not show up under the ACHIEVEMENTS menu [duplicate]

Not sure if this is the right forum, but after the last failover test, updates to reputation do not show up under the ACHIEVEMENTS menu. Also, it used to be that my rep. on meta and mse were the ...
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Why will the green rectangle showing rep increase not disappear? [duplicate]

As most of you know, when you gain rep, you see a small green rectangle at the top of the page showing how much rep you earned. Usually I can make it disappear by clicking on it twice. I clicked on ...
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Notification for answer can't be viewed

I posted a question last night: https://math.stackexchange.com/questions/808241/master-theorem-and-logarithms/808280?noredirect=1#808280 And when I look at my notifications I see that there has been ...
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Notification about number of review tasks

I am sure that this has been addressed somewhere, but in case not. Right now I see two review tasks when I click review. But on the front page (of main) I don't have a notification about the ...
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Suggestion for removing notification on flags

On the Main site I have the little yellow square with a 5 inside indicating that there are 5 flags that needs attention. I have already "voted" on each of these flags, but every time I come to the ...
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Email feed on tags

Do we have Email feed on certain tags (such as one is interested in tag "algebraic geometry") here? Phys.SE. has, it is quite nice. I cannot find it here. The "feeds" I found here is connected to ...
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Why didn't I receive a notification?

The answer to the question I asked was edited by the answerer but I didn't receive any notification. This is a feature that shouldn't be omitted, after-all, the answers to questions are the reason why ...
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not getting notifications of comments

The last notifications I received (via email) were on 9/12. There were several comments posted on 9/13 that never came through, and I found out about just by accident. I would like to attend to ...
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Sharing a link to a question with another Math.SE user

Currently there seems to be no functionality available to share a link to an unanswered or already answered question with another Math.SE user. Indeed, if the question has no answers, then scrolling ...
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Add “Notify” option

At mathoverflow.net there is an "Notify" box where you can choose to get emails about any updates on questions you choose. It would be great to have the same thing at MSE.
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Notification after a downvoted answer was edited

Is there an option to receive a notification, when a post you downvoted was edited? With a downvote you suggest that something is wrong, after the poster edited it, maybe there is no reason anymore ...
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Notifications get UNREAD too early…(?)

Do all notifications lose their UNREAD status right after you click on ? If so, wouldn't it be better, when they turn to UNREAD, when one clicks on the corresponding notification itself? One might ...