How to be notified by email from thread posts

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  1. chipandegg macrumors regular

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    Just got a few answers from a couple threads, though I'm not been notified via my email address about them, but by reloading pages?

    Have I changed anything?


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  2. annk Administrator

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    Under User CP -> Edit Options, have you chosen "Instant E-mail Notification" under "Default Thread Subscription Mode"?
     
  3. chipandegg thread starter macrumors regular

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    Thanks very much!
     
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    Thought this had been resolved...

    Did what you said, Instant Email Notification and that, but still there is no notifying email (just got a reply on another thread I started, reloaded the page etc). The email is correct and details are correct.

    When I look in the Subscribed Threads in Folder, the Notification column says None for all the threads I have started.

    Any advice would be great

    Thanks
     
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    I think for threads you have already subscribed to (before changing the toggle), it won't email you. For new threads, it will.
     
  6. Hellhammer Moderator

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    Try creating a new thread here in Site and Forum Feedback forum (e.g. just "email notification test"). We will reply to it and you can report the success. When it has been sorted, we can delete that test thread.
     
  7. annk Administrator

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    Does any of the information here help? It's a forum tip post from 10 months back about subscriptions.
     
  8. chipandegg thread starter macrumors regular

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    I'll try that right now.
     
  9. annk Administrator

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    Here's a reply for you. But do take a look at the link I posted if this doesn't do the trick.
     
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    It only seems to work with new threads, hence a new thread was required.
     
  13. annk Administrator

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    Unless of course he wants do subscribe after the fact, while viewing an already-existing thread. In that case, I would think Q's instructions - from the link I posted above - would do the trick:



    It would be a hassle to go back and review all threads one had previously participated in to do this, but it might be worth it for certain threads one is very interested in following responses to.​
     

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