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How do I ... Get notified of Personal Messages

Post by rayfil » Wed Sep 12, 2007 1:28 am

If you visit the forum on a regular basis, the number of your new Personal Messages (PM) is always shown in brackets near the top of the home page following the User Control Panel option immediately under the Board Index caption. Cliking on the (x Personal Messages) will bring you to your PM folder, whether x=0 or something else.

If you would prefer to receive an e-mail notification whenever you receive a PM,
- click on the User Control Panel under the Board Index caption,
- click on the Board Preferences tab,
- click on the Edit Global Settings in the left column if not already displayed,
- click on the Notify me on new Private Messages Yes radio button,
- click on the Submit button.

You may also modify any other of your personal settings as you wish.
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Re: How do I ... Get notified of Personal Messages

Post by AVN » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:09 pm

Is the above still actual ?

I don't see a Board Index Caption (I only see buttons for "About", "Problems", "Progress", "Friends", "Account", "News", "Statistics" and "Logout".)
Furthermore I don't see an option to receive PM's in the "Account-Menu".

I like to work with PM's, but at the moment I don't feel sure they can be used at the site and that one get proper warnings when one has received a PM.

So what am I missing ?

Thanks :)

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Re: How do I ... Get notified of Personal Messages

Post by hk » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:12 pm

This concerns this board, not the main site.
On the main site you can enable email contact with other members on your account page.
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Re: How do I ... Get notified of Personal Messages

Post by euler » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:13 pm

To add to hk's reply... Your account here and on the main site are different. On the main site (which I develop), PMs are sent to your registered email address (which is kept private and the sender will never see your address). This site is running phpBB which is created by a community of developers and the PM system here works differently.
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Re: How do I ... Get notified of Personal Messages

Post by AVN » Mon Feb 11, 2013 10:34 pm

Thanks for the clarifications :)

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