E-mail Notification About a PM

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E-mail Notification About a PM

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Does the new forum format no longer send you an e-mail when you have a Private Message?

I checked my e-mail this morning and had no notice about PMs; however, when I logged onto
the Forum, I had 2 PMs from Friday (19 Jun). Previously, I always received an e-mail when I
had a PM and I haven't changed any settings on my account.

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Probably a function that defaults to off and must be turned back on in the new format?

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Found it - if you click on the little notification bell at the top of the screen a drop down opens - at the right of this is the word Settings. Click that and you can toggle on and off what you get notifications for as well as an email. The PM email option should be at the bottom of that list.

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I appreciate your help. At the top of which screen do I look for the "little notification bell"?

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Well since I posted that they’ve changed the format - the bell icon is gone. Now you click on your username drop down - then user control panel then board preferences. The bottom option should be edit notification options. Select that and at the bottom of that page make sure there is a check mark for email if someone sends you a private message.

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You're good!

Followed your instructions all the way. I did have a check mark for "e-mail when someone sends a PM". I unchecked it and checked it again. Perhaps it will work now, or maybe it's "broken" and a Moderator can fix it!

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I’ll send you a PM

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I think it's a feature that's been lost in the update. I've heard that from two other members.

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I receive a few PM's today and did receive an email notification on the very last one. Maybe it is working again. If so, thanks!
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I received your PM and an e-mail notification. Currently, it's working
just as it did previously.

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It was a mail server issue at Dreamhost. It has now been fixed.

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