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Messages or alerts that let you know that an update, service change or some other activity has occurred

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A person messages on a Discord server and leaves. Would a reply to their message notify them?

Alice joins a Discord server and leaves some messages. Then she leaves. Would a reply to her messages notify her? The Replies FAQ – Discord doesn't say anything about this
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Not receiving Google Calendar all-day event emails

I have a problem with emails notifications in Google Calendar. Although I have set the following settings for events, no email will be sent to the calendar owner, which is my Gmail address. Please ...
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Facebook/Messenger - no e-mail notifications for messages

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 ...
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Remove github notifications for dead projects

Is there any way to clear Github notifications for projects/users which have been removed? I didn't get around to clearing a notification before a project was removed, and now, even when I'm otherwise ...
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Where to access the notification in GitLab?

Someone answer my commit and I get it via email, but I don't know where to get it via the web interface. In the documetation Paging and notifications | GitLab it only talks about Slack and email ...
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Post pictures on Facebook without sending notification to friends

I want to create a public album in Facebook and upload pictures in it. But whenever I do so, all my friends who have notifications enabled for me get notified and start liking and commenting on it. Is ...
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How can I un lock my locked FB account using OTHER OPTIONS if birthday (account created by friend for me who forgot it) not working? [duplicate]

How can I un lock my locked Facebook account using OTHER OPTIONS if birthday (since my account was created by a friend for me who forgot it) not working?
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What does 9+ Notifications on YouTube mean?

Please tell me what 9+ notifications mean. Since they removed the number tab, I want to know how many unread notifications are there. What does 9+ notifications mean?
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Should one be worried if one starts to receive frequent WhatsApp security code change notifications everyday?

My friend started receiving frequent security notifications from WhatsApp, up to seven times a day : "Your security code with [contact] changed. Click to learn more." When I click I read &...
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Hide Facebook News tab "New for you" red notification badges

Whenever I open the Facebook website on a desktop browser, I see an obnoxious notification badge on the "News" tab icon: This badge counts the "New for you" news stories, that I ...
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Automatically generate a weekly overview of google calendar via mail?

I want to set up a Google Calendar where appointments that are relevant for a group of people will be annotated. However, not all of them will be using google calendar. Thus, I wanted to generate a ...
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how to turn off 'liked your Retweet' and 'Retweeted your Retweet' notifications on twitter?

I want to turn off the notifications for 'someone liked your Retweet' and 'someone Retweeted your Retweet' notifications. I really don't care what actions people take on posts that aren't my own posts ...
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Who gets notifications for Shared Drive documents when the creating account is deleted?

Similar to this question except this is specifically for files that are owned by an organization because they exist in a Shared Drive. Since these files aren't owned by any individual user, there is ...
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Notification email with data from different columns when edit is made to cell in the same row

I've browsed similar questions but I'm a bit flabbergasted. Google Sheet name: Book List Records Tab Name: Books sent to Wisconsin When any cell in column E is (manually) changed in the tab mentioned ...
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How to set YouTube to disable the subscription/notification bell for all subscriptions at once?

I have more than 800 subscriptions on YouTube. Is there a way to set all subscription/notification bells to "None"? This is so I can enable the bell later for important channels.
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How to disable Google Backup and Sync notifications?

In the past week, every time I boot up Windows 10 (Google Backup and Sync is set to launch at startup), I get the following annoying popup: Even if I click "Dismiss", the next time I boot ...
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Is it possible to get notifications for new comments on a YouTube video?

Suppose that there is a video on YouTube which is not on my channel, but published by somebody else. Is there some way in which I can subscribe to get the notifications about new comments on that ...
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Instagram notification: "X, who you may know, is on Instagram. Would you like to follow them?"

For the last month or so, Instagram has been frequently sending me the following push notifications: USER, who you may know, is on Instagram. Would you like to follow them? USER, who you might know, ...
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How to get rid of YouTube notification number

I am a person who is notiphobic and I am trying for several days to get rid of YouTube's notification about someone's comment on my comment. Its driving me nuts and I didn't find a resolution online. ...
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How to remove channel-specific notification from Slack?

I have added a channel-specific notification for #general in a Slack workspace. But now, I want to remove the channel-specific notification for #general so that it gets the default notification ...
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Google Calendar: deleting alert from recurring event invite doesn't stick

I have various recurring events I have been invited to on Google Calendar (GSuite). Some of them are not actually meetings or I am not interested in being alerted for them, yet they come preconfigured ...
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Is there a way to hide the channel name from Slack notifications?

Say I'm working with client A and client B. I want to keep notifications on, but if I'm presenting my screen to client A, I don't really care that they can see my Slack notifications, but I do care ...
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Why is @channel disabled in Slack threads?

When using Slack I frequently run to the situation when something important comes up in the thread and I need to notify everyone on the channel about that. But this dialog appears – Disabled in ...
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How to control notifications for Facebook Messenger messages including Marketplace responses?

In the Notifications Settings in Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=notifications) I see this: If I enable "Email", will I receive an email for every reply to any type of ...
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Disable daily notifications from Google Calendar App in Slack?

How do I prevent the Google Calendar App from sending me a daily notification about my events for the day? There is no setting provided to do this. My choices seem to be either not to have any Google ...
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Do owner/editor get notified when making copy of a google drive file?

Hello I am part of an organization that has most of their files on a shared google drive folder. I was recently selected to be part of it (there's an application process) so when I saw a file called "...
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Notification whenever new sheets are added to shared google-drive spreadsheet

I am using google-drive mostly through Chrome on Linux Ubuntu. I would like to get notified whenever new sheets are added to a spreadsheet shared by many people. I've added the notification rule "If ...
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How do I disable broadcast notifications on Twitter?

Twitter recently started sending me purple broadcast notifications when users I follow start livestreaming. I find these to be annoying and would like to turn them off. How do I turn off broadcast ...
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How can i get alert when a new post get added to an Instagram profile?

because Instagram doesn't have the bell option .. i don't if it's possible using (js or vbs ) .. if there isn't a way to do this without letting my pc turned on the whole day ... i do need to make ...
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How do I turn off Notifications that someone "Liked" my comment or reply on Twitter with the new format?

These are the Notifications options on Twitter now, no option to turn off Likes?
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Slack indicates unread messages in the tray icon even when set to only notify for mentions

I'm in a couple pseudo-public workspaces on Slack that have quite a bit of activity. I've gone into my settings for these workspaces and all the channels in them to make sure that I should only be ...
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How can I ignore notifications for @everyone and @here for all Slack channels?

How can I ignore notifications for @everyone and @here for all Slack channels? I know that this can be configured for each channel but and looking for just 1 setting for all Slack channels, as it ...
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Not getting comment notifications for my Facebook page

I run a Facebook page and when someone posts a comment, I should get a notification. This used to work fine. I would get notifications everytime someone would comment my stuff. Suddenly, it stopped ...
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When someone shares a Google doc or presentation with me, I no longer get an email notification. How can I fix this?

When a teacher or peer shares a google doc, presentation, or spreadsheet with me, it no longer appears in my Gmail. I have checked my spam, trash, and all my folders. It used to send a notification, ...
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Ignore "joined the Hangout" notifications

I am in a Google Hangout conversation. All messages are interesting, so I enabled notifications. Unfortunately, many people join and leave (more than actual messages), and I receive a notification ...
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Can Google Form send email automatically based on entered field?

I would like to use Google Form as a help desk, hoping to find a script that can send email of the submitted form responses to different people depending on their option in one of the question? i.e. ...
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Inbox to Gmail transition. How to manage labels instead of bundles

Because Google is removing its Inbox app in March 2019, I'm transitioning back to the Gmail app. Aside from its minimalist esthetics, the way Inbox managed messages via bundles versus Gmail's ...
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On Instagram, what is the heart number on a red label when I sign in?

Whenever I sign in on Instagram (desktop or mobile versions), numbers appear on a red label. The one shaped like a head and shoulders usually means new people are following me since the last login. ...
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Any way to receive LinkedIn emails at an alternative address?

LinkedIn requires you to set a "primary" email address, which will be visible to the others. However, they also send tons of emails to this address. With some services such as Github, you're able to ...
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How to remove "read" notifications?

Last week (I think), the mark all as read button vanished from my GitHub notification page, maybe for a few days. It eventually came back. But now, read notifications just accumulate in a dedicated ...
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How do I disable Slack tab "badging" in Google Chrome?

When I have unread slack messages, the Slack icon on the browser tab is a bright white (with a red dot when I get a mention): When I have no unread messages, it is grey: Is there anyway to disable ...
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Google Docs Notification 10 minutes too late?

I am using Google Docs together with my father. When I add a comment somewhere he gets instantly an email that I have added something. When he adds a comment I get an email always about 10 minutes ...
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How do Telegram "background notifications" work?

The Telegram web client (at https://web.telegram.org/) can send me notifications even when no telegram.org web page is loaded into any open tab in my Chromium web browser. How is it possible for a ...
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Ignore Greenkeeper notifications on a repository I watch?

I'm watching a few GitHub repositories that each have a lot of dependencies. To assist managing all those dependencies, the owners of the repositories use Greenkeeper, which creates a pull request ...
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Does Google Drive notify when sharing stops?

Google Drive will send a notification to somebody when I share a Google Sheet with them. Will it also send a notification when I stop sharing that file with them?
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Email notification whenever there's any change to a view-only Google Sheet

I have view-only access to a Google Sheet. Is there any way I can set up an email notification whenever there is any change to this Google Sheet? (Right now, Tools > Notification Rules is greyed-out.)...
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How can I stop getting Twitter notifications about things that have nothing to do with me?

I have been getting notifications (i.e. the Notifications link on the top with the little bell next to it has a number) when someone that I follow retweets a photo from someone else. This interaction ...
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How to disable irrelevant Facebook notifications?

I get too many irrelevant Facebook notifications from friends of the activities which do not involve me at all. This include status updates, posting pictures, sometime comment replies and what not. I ...
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Not getting notifications when my wife posts

My wife and I do not get notifications when the other one posts. We are set as close friends and 'see notifications'. Apart from my wife, there are many other friends I do not get notifications from.
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How do I disable the "interesting tweet" notification type on Twitter?

In the past, I would get Twitter notifications when someone liked or retweeted a tweet, or started following me. If I hadn't visited Twitter for a while after, I'd get an e-mail saying there were ...
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