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How do I clear notifications in Dropbox?

I want to remove the notifications which I got in my Dropbox when someone shared with me a file or a folder. The notification is still visible even though the file or folder is no longer shared with ...
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Trello notifications in Facebook

Is there a way to integrate Trello (or a Trello-like app) with Facebook so that users get notifications when there's new activity? Maybe even use the app directly in Facebook? If not, is such an app ...
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How to turn off notification from specific lists?! Getting way too many about irrelevant things!

Notifications option off?! I have tried to use the Facebook 'close friends' etc. list and I started getting waaay too many notification from this as it notifies me every time they share a status, ...
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How to stop Google+ Notifications?

Google+ unread notifications serve their purpose well on Google+ website but I don't understand their need of popping up across entire Google ecosystem. For ex: If I am doing some search on Google, I ...
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Notification of posts including your business place on Facebook

As per title, I'd like to know if there is a way to get proper notifications about posts that include my local business on facebook, more specifically I'd like to be notified when people tag my page ...
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How to get email notifications from ONLY 1 Facebook group

I have a Facebook account, but I don't really want to use Facebook. I only use Facebook for one group that only sends notifications through Facebook. How would one get email notifications only from ...
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Notifications only for comments on your Facebook Page, not Likes

This is the only checkbox option I have whether I'm posting as the Page or myself: "Send me a notification on Facebook when people post, like, comment on, or send [your page name] a message." Is ...
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How can I send out email updates from a private Blogger blog when adding new posts?

I am setting up a blog using Blogger that needs to remain private. I understand that a private blog cannot have an RSS feed or use feedburner for email notifications. I am wondering what other ...
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How to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications except friend requests and personal messages?

Is there a way to disable all Facebook e-mail notifications, except friend requests and personal messages? In the Account Settings → Notifications → Email section there are 2 options: All ...
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Stopping “shared a video with you” emails/spam from YouTube?

I keep getting emails from YouTube telling me about random strangers supposedly sharing videos with me. I do not know these people and they are unlikely sharing videos with me. It seems more like ...
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Email notification on Trello about activities when logged out

Is there a way to receive email notifications about any activities happening on my Trello Board (cards added, comments posted etc) during my absence (when I am logged out?).
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What does starring a repository on GitHub do?

GitHub rolled out their new notifications and stars feature. But does starring do anything for a repository? Is it just to show support or interest? Is there any functional purpose to the user? ...
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Online or email heads or tails coin flip for two people [closed]

In the case that two people agree that they would accept the result of a coin flip to resolve some dispute. Is there a virtual heads or tails flip of a coin system that could be done online by two ...
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Github receive updates of starred projects via email of commits on master branch

I've starred a project on Github. I'd like to receive via email notification of major updates of that project (basically commits on the master branch). I know there is the "Watch" options but I don't ...
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Google Voice not automatically notifying new text message

My Google voice app on my EVO is not telling me when I have a text message even though I have notifications turned on. I have to open Google voiced hit refresh to get new items.
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Google Drive notifications on edits

Is it possible to configure Google Drive to notify me by email to my Gmail account when someone else edits a shared document of which I'm owner? Note: I think I can be notified when someone else adds ...
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Can I have Gmail notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts?

Is there a way to get Gmail to notify me when it is unable to retrieve mail from my other accounts? I have Gmail checking several accounts (under Settings → Accounts & Import), but on ...
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How would I turn of notification for a Facebook friend when using mobile web and/or Android app?

I want to turn off notification for updates of one specific Facebook friend using Facebook mobile web/app. How can I do that? We can have the Get Notifications from full version web. p.s. A quick ...
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How do you unhide a friend on your Facebook wall?

On facebook I was trying to hide notifications from an application but I accidental hit the person's name. How can I undo the hiding of a friend?
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Can I disable the Google/Youtube notifications for people +1'ing comments?

I voted for or replied to a comment on Youtube and now the Google bell icon thing won't leave me alone. (And it's everywhere!!) I don't want to know if someone else +1'ed a comment I replied to! I ...
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Sending notifcations from a facebook page's email account instead of sending the notifications to the user?

In order to receive notifications from my Facebook business page, I have setup the following settings: On my Facebook business page in the Settings tab in the Page Info section I specify an email ...
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Force emails from specific senders to stay in inbox instead of getting smart labeled by Gmail

I periodically get very important notifications from a pair of addresses. For reasons that elude me, they have recently started skipping the inbox and going to notifications. I would like them to stay ...
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On youtube “google+” how can I restrict notifications to just people replying to me?

on youtube when I looked at notifications I see notifications showing me comments that have nothing to do with me How do I stop getting notifications just because somebody commented on a post that I ...
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How can I make Google+ give me desktop notifications?

How can I make Google+ show notifications in the Mac OS X menu bar? I believe that menu bar icon is showing me Desktop Notifications. I have those enabled... and I have no exceptions set for ...
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What is the proper setting so when my birthday comes, my friends will get a notification?

Facebook notifies friends when they have a birthday. For example, one of my friends had a birthday today and I got a notification that said Today is <<name's>> birthday. How do I set it up ...
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Preventing the notifications to pop up after liking a photo

When I like a photo of my friend, how can I prevent it to be seen in the notifications panel on the right of the screen so that only my friend would know that I liked the photo?
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Stop being auto-subscribed to GitHub repositories from an organisation

I’ve been joined to a GitHub “organisation” for some things I do at the day job occasionally (administrative and Debian packaging things). I’m not normally involved in the development of the stuff ...
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Web service or API to send appointment reminders to customers [closed]

In my business, many times the customers forget the appointments, which results in loses for me. Is there a web service that can help me organize my appointments and it notifies my customers (maybe 2 ...
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Facebook Groups: can you set notifications for just posts, and not comments?

I'm wanting to keep abreast of various Facebook groups (they're community buy/sell setups) - but I'm getting notified of every single comment within posts I've already checked out, instead of just any ...
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How to invite non-friends to like your Facebook page?

Today I got a notification from a person I'm not friend of (although we have 22 mutual friends) to like his page. I thought this wasn't possible. Is it a paid feature or what? I can't understand how ...
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Text notifications is not working in facebook

Recently I turned on the text notifications in facebook. I gave my cell phone number so that the notifications should be forwarded to my cell phone. My cell phone number was verified too. But no ...
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Stopping emails/spam from “Pinterest Partner Team”?

I decided to sign up with Pinterest and I have been regretting it ever since. I have been getting at a few emails from Pinterest every week since I signed up. Naturally, I set the email notifications ...
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I don't get notifications when I comment on pages I “Like”. Why is that?

Let's say I "Like" a specific page on Facebook and make a comment about it. I don't get notifications if someone either "Likes" my comment or writes a comment after mine. Why is this?
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Subscribing to Trello Boards or Cards not giving notifications

I am not getting email notifications from Boards or from Cards I subscribe to. I have subscribed to cards on boards I have also subscribed to (so doubly subscribed). I only see the notifications if ...
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Facebook — can't find how to stop email notifications

I'm receiving a bunch of group activity notifications from Facebook in a corporate account, and when I click at the "Edit mail settings" link at the bottom, I get this screen: As you can see, ...
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How can I stop notifications from an unknown Facebook account to my new phone?

I have a new phone and the phone number seems to have been used before, by someone who wanted a notification whenever they logged in to Facebook. Note: I do not have the phone that person had, so I ...
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Change notification settings for Facebook page

We all know the notification settings for profiles, but is there also one for my own page? When I click on Notification Settings in the notification section of my page, I get redirected to the ...
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Webapp that watches a URL and notifies of any changes

Is there a webapp that will take a URL and scan it every few seconds or so for changes?
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How to receive e-mail notifications for Facebook messages?

I would like to receive an e-mail every time someone sends me a Facebook message. I would like to spend less time on Facebook, but I don't want to miss the messages send to me. I have checked the ...
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Google Spreadsheet notification emails

I have a spreadsheet whereby a user puts in their email address in column A and I populate columns B & C with data. What I would like is for the user in column A to be notified when data is put ...
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What to expect from Trello desktop notifications?

I am a member and subscriber to a card in Trello with a due date and time. When the due date in the card goes red, I am expecting notifications both in Chrome and in the upper right hand corner of the ...
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How can I receive desktop alerts when I receive gmail from a specific sender?

I am in a volunteer fire brigade and live in fringe pager and phone range. I have set up so that pages are now also sent to me by email - this works well. But I don't like (or want) to check email ...
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Receive a notification when a friend appears online in Facebook chat

Recently, I've been wondering about the possibility of receiving a notification when a friend comes online in Facebook chat. After a bit of googling, I've found http://www.gmarjil.com/ and ...
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Avoid notifications if card is moved to done list before due date? [duplicate]

Is it possible to avoid notifications if a card is moved to Done list before assigned due date?
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Google Plus get notification of a friend activity similarly to Close Friend list in facebook

When I want to see updates of a friend in Google Plus, I currently have to go to his home page to see them - while in facebook, what I need to do is to add him/her to my Close Friend list. Is there a ...
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Work around app script for notifications on new google spreadsheet

I need a work around app script for notifications on new google spreadsheet. I would like to have an e-mail notification sent to me if someone makes changes or additions to column D.
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On Facebook, is there a way to stop notifications for other people writing on the wall of an event I have RSVPed to?

It drives me crazy that I get notifications from people I don't know who have written on the wall of an event that I (along with 3000 other people) was invited to. I see that you can prevent ...
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Disable the Google Plus red notification number on Gmail, Google search, etc

How can I disable the big red number showing on the Google account bar that comes from Google+ activity? Whenever there are new notifications from Google+ the box turns red showing a number or count ...
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How can I set up Trello desktop notifications?

What do I have to set up in Trello in order to get pop-up notifications through Google Chrome? There's a bug on the Trello development board about strange desktop notification behavior, but I haven't ...
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Is it possible to follow a post in Facebook without commenting or liking?

Is it possible to follow a post, or more specifically the discussion on the post, in Facebook without liking it or commenting on it? By following, I mean receiving notifications about any added ...