This used to be a thing for sure, I've been receiving e-mails like these:

John Doe sent you a message. You'll need to use Messenger to see and respond to John's message. With Messenger, you can send messages, and make voice and video calls for free (standard mobile data charges apply). This message was sent to my@email.com. If you don't want to receive these emails from Facebook in the future, please unsubscribe. Facebook, Inc., Attention: Community Support, 1 Facebook Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025. To help keep your account secure, please don't forward this email. Learn More

But at some point last year I stopped getting them (maybe I unsubscribed, don't remember). How can I turn them back on? There is no Message bullet in this list (I scrolled to the bottom):

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There's also no Message bullet in the general notifications list (again I scrolled to the bottom):

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I also can't find anything in the Messenger preferences: enter image description here

Note that I do get notified by the Messenger app on my mobile device, but I liked these e-mails better.

EDIT looks like this is a known issue:


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