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Stop being auto-subscribed to GitHub repositories from an organisation

Go to GitHub settings You'll see this: Automatic Watching ☑ Automatically watch repositoiries When you’re given push access to a repository, automatically receive notifications for it. If you ...
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18 votes
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How to enable desktop notifications for Gmail

You have to turn Desktop Notifications on for new emails from your Gmail Settings. From https://support.google.com/mail/answer/1075549?hl=en : Turn desktop notifications on or off Open ...
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How do you disable the popup notification in the Google Hangouts extension for Chrome?

As of this writing (2016-01), in the extension you can disable the "toast" notifications via Settings (hamburger icon) > Hangouts App Settings > "Show message preview for new messages"
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How to see the message that I sent while sharing the Google Docs

In order to search for those messages, you need to make the following selection before sending the message: Afterwards you can search for the following: in:sent "(via Google Docs)" If you didn't ...
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Can I be notified if a Google Drive (Sheets or Docs) document is changed?

This is possible for google sheets without an applet like in the other answer. You can only set up notifications for yourself. You won’t get notifications when you make changes on your spreadsheet, ...
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Make Google stop sending 'new sign in from ...' emails

It's there but is a little hidden. Log in to your Gmail mailbox, scroll to the very bottom of the page and find the "details" button. Click on it and then in the pop-up window change "Alert preference:...
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Associate two email addresses (for invitations) with the same Google Calendar?

The instructions at http://www.tekgrl.com/accepting-google-calendar-invites-to-a-non-gmail-account/ worked for me, taking into the account the comments at the end. Here's a summary: Google has ...
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9 votes
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How to receive a notification when someone edits my project's GitHub wiki

I think that you only have to have the project watched. It should send you notifications when anything such as issues and the WIKI are updated. UPDATE: As the updated question states, watching does ...
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Sending GitHub notifications from different organizations to different addresses

This is possible with help of Custom routing. First you'll have to add the relevant email address to your account. To do this: Head over to Settings → Emails and add & verify your email ...
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Google Drive: Do editors, viewers receive a notification when authority removed?

No, unless they still have the document open in a tab. If it is open then they will get a notification that says that their permission settings have changed and it forces them to reload. If it is ...
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Can't find YouTube notifications about comments

As of 2020 Go to this page, scroll down to the Other Notifications section, and make sure the option Replies to my comments is toggled on. There's no submit button - changes are saved the moment they ...
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Can Google Calendar send e-mail reminders to a non-Gmail address?

I think you'll find that Google Calendar sends the reminder to the Google account that owns the calendar. So if you make a Google account (e.g., with a product like Blogger) that has an account name ...
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What options or tools can I use to have Gmail notify me on receipt of a very important message?

No, in Gmail web client you can't have a filter or particular message generate a Hangouts message or a desktop notification specific to that particular message. In the Gmail Android app you can ...
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How do I disable Slack tab "badging" in Google Chrome?

You can use Tab Modifier to change the Icon to a permanent Icon that won't change when receiving messages. Just add the rule for your slack and change the icon, then refresh the slack page. Maybe a ...
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Google Calendar is sending me unwanted email

Go to calendar.google.com, hover over the calendar that you got that notification from in the side bar, click the down arrow, and then select "Edit Notifications". You can then select/deselect the ...
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Limit Medium email notifications to people I follow

Currently you can't set up email or Medium notifications for new posts published by a user or publication. They do send however push notifications (iOS and Android) when a user you're following ...
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How to disable irrelevant Facebook notifications?

It's Facebooks way of getting you to use more Facebook. Which in your case, failed miserably. They send these notifications to people who haven't had much of interaction on facebook to have a page ...
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Google Drive: Do editors, viewers receive a notification when authority removed?

I just tested this by sharing and then unsharing a Google Doc from my professional Google account to my personal, and while I received email notification that my personal account had been given access,...
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4 votes
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Per-Channel do-not-disturb on Slack?

You can configure your notification settings per channel in Slack. Just go to the respective channel, click on the cog symbol and then on "Notification Preferences". There you can also mute the ...
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Can I disable comment notifications on an uploaded YouTube video?

https://www.youtube.com/account_notifications has a setting regarding "Activity on my videos or channel". This disables notifications for all videos though; there currently is no way to do this on a ...
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Can I be notified if a Google Drive (Sheets or Docs) document is changed?

You can use an add-on like ezNotifications to enable this functionality for Google Docs.
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How do I turn off 'like' notifications on Twitter?

One can just use the Tweetdeck client:
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How do I clear notifications in Dropbox?

You can not disable or clear web console notification. Incase if you wanted to disable desktop notification you can follow the below steps to do so. locate dropbox icon and right click the icon. ...
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How do I disable notifications in my personal profile for activity on pages I am an admin of?

Update May 2016 In your private Facebook account click on rightmost arrow icon in blue bar on top of page and go to Settings. From left menu select Notifications. Click on the Edit button on the On ...
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Not receiving YouTube notifications

At the present time, there is no setting that allows you to get notifications for upvotes (or downvotes) on comments. The feature to which you are referring was the ability to receive a Google+ ...
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How do you stop these emails from Meetup.com?

I think the solution is on the "Discussions" page of your Meetup group. Click on "Stop tracking this message board" and you're done.
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Stop notification for certain tweet?

There isn't any direct way to mute notifications for a single tweet that you've made. There are two workarounds that might work depending on the tweet in question: If the tweet uses a certain word ...
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Delete phone number from Facebook account

The info page just shows which phone numbers you want your friends to see. You need to go to your Facebook settings https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=mobile and check if your old number is still ...
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How to disable Heroku email notifications for an app?

No -- not per app, per user. If these are getting noisy, you'll want to turn off email notifications entirely for that feature, or filter them out with something like Gmail filters.
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How do I turn off 'like' notifications on Twitter?

Native Twitter does not have this functionality. They used to, but not anymore.
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