Questions tagged [notifications]

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

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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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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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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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Find the reason for receiving a Google+ notification

Is there any way to understand exactly why one got a particular notification about a new post in a message thread? I can guess many possible reasons, but I'd really like to click on some meta ...
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How to stop phantom notifications?

I've been rearranging the events on my Google Calendar a bit, and I've run into a bit of difficulty. Despite all of my notifications and reminders being turned off, I receive email notifications for ...
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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 to customize the appearance (or not) of Slack blue dot on the system tray

I recently started using Slack and I'm trying to customize it to have some sort of "visual clue" when something is written in a particular channel/channels. For Slack, this will be something like the ...
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Gmail's confirmation verification never arrives

I've seen questions about this dating back to 2009 - but not a single answer. When I add a new email to my Gmail account, I can send and receive from/to that email through my Gmail account no problem. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 to enable support ticket notification in Chrome Web Store

I have an extension listed in the Chrome Web Store. Apparently someone logged a support ticket in July for an error they were getting when trying to run the extension, and I only happened to see it ...
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Tweets don't show up in people's notifications tab

When I tweet someone (mention them e.g.. @username) my tweet does not show up in their mentions. However, it can be seen by them on their timeline. I have tweeted multiple friends to check that this ...
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Suddenly stopped getting Facebook notifications in Gmail account. Notifications setting is on, and there are no Gmail blocks or filters

The only weird thing in my Facebook settings is under 'Notifications'. The 'Activity that Involves You' box is greyed out (but appears to be set to 'on'). It's annoying to have to click on the little ...
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Google Calendar notifications during the event

How can I get a notification of non-all-day event during the event? Say I need to get to the bank for 5 mins anytime between 15:00 and 16:00 and I want to be notified at 15:00, 15:20 and 15:40. ...
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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 Google's ...
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Can I not get Facebook notifications on Likes from people I don't know?

I manage a few FB Pages, and get tons of notifications. Specifically, whenever anyone likes a post on any of these pages, I get a notification. Is it possible to unsubscribe from this specific set of ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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 can I receive a notification for new reviews for an add-on in the Google Sheets add-on store?

I would like to receive a notification (preferably email) for every new review left on the add-on store page for a specific add-on. Example for such a page: Sheetgo Review section:
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Creative Cognito Forms notification email that contains all form details

I would like the email that I receive as a notification from a Cognito Forms entry to have the same formatting as the PDF document I can download. I would want it to look like the form as it is being ...
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How to send mail to the client after submitting Google Form?

I create a Google Form. I want to mail my client when he submit the form. Now, I am doing this using form notification add-ons. But, problem is, I can't send any text that refer to a link. I use <a ...
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Email notifications go straight into spam email folder

After setting up a Cognito form for an order process for our clients I realized that all email notifications are being sent straight to our junk folders. Whitelisting the following sender adresses ...
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Can I get notifications of immediate replies when not subscribed to a channel?

I belong to several channels & teams on slack. Sometimes I make a comment on a channel that I'm not subscribed but nobody answers immediately. I go back a few hours later and find someone ...
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How can I receive Chrome notifications for web applications like Messenger, Telegram or Skype?

Background: I use Chrome to access web applications like messenger.com, web.telegram.org or web.skype.com. For all these, I enabled Chrome's notifications. Question: How can I see these desktop ...
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Is there a simple way to send out notifications whenever a file/folder is modified in Google Drive?

I've got a Google Drive account that multiple people on different devices may be using, so that I can simply upload a file and have them be able to access it right away. Is there a way I can get Drive ...
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How to hide the notification about stories in my feed in Quora?

Quora keeps nagging me to read about stories in my feed. I want to hide them all. I have unsubscribed all the topics on my feed, except the compulsory one:
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How do Gmail, FB, etc. create web notifications while they're not open?

I get notifications from Gmail and Facebook while they're not open. I don't have their apps installed either. How are they sending me notifications? I'm guessing they're creating a background service ...
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Limits on Twitter E-Mail Notifications

What limits does twitter use for E-Mail Notifications (e.g., new followers, DMs, etc.)? They seem to limit them. Some days I saw a stop of new mails after 50 messages on others it where like 113 in ...
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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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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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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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Comments on 9gag don't get any notifications on Facebook?

Previously, I used to be notified on my Facebook whenever my comment on 9gag got any sort of response (likes or comments). But now its been a month and I am having this problem. I don't get notified ...
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Continuing to receive Trello email notifications even after "Unsubscribing"

I'm tracking the Trello Development board but the email notifications were starting to be a pain and I couldn't figure how to disable email notifications on a per-board basis, so I went and ...
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Tell facebook to ignore event invite notifications from a friend

I keep getting facebook event invites from a friend. These are events I mostly don't bother about. I'd still want to view the event details and all, but I don't want to get notifications regarding it. ...
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YouTube comment notifications don't clear after I read them

When someone replies to my comment on YouTube, I get a notification. But, when I view what has been posted, and I even reply to it, the notification is still there! This is the part of the website I'...
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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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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 opt-out from "[xyz] and others share their thoughts on LinkedIn" emails

How to opt-out from the "[xyz] and others share their thoughts on LinkedIn" type of emails I keep receiving ? For reference, on LinkedIn (as of 2021-02-02, anyways) the email notifications ...
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Why are Google Docs shared with me only coming from one email source?

Every time I receive a shared Google Doc, i.e. doc or sheet, I am notified that it is being sent from one particular person and not the person that is sharing the document with me. Is there something ...
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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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How to find replies to comments in YouTube?

Having trouble with YouTube hiding comment replies after Notifications is closed from clicking off or clicking another video notification. Example: if you have 5 replies and click on a new video below ...
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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 ...