I know that I have to make sure the "follow" box is checked in order to get notified when a hubber I follow posts a new hub, someone answers a question, etc. Under my account, I've found where I can set which of those items get sent to my email account so I know something has been added and when I check my email I can see what's going on without having to come to Hubpages. I also see how activity of something I'm following shows up under the "notifications" section at the top of the page (in the black banner). What I'd like to know is what should I choose in the drop down menus for my email settings in order to have the notifications appear in the "notifications" section, but not send me emails?
Things will only appear in notifications after you have dealt with them, you don't actually get new notices there... Which is why so many of us utterly ignore that feature and consider it extremely unhelpful.
For example, comments only show up in notifications after you have approved them. You will not see new, unapproved comments that require your attention listed.
If you don't want emails about the things you are following, just change the dropdown back to never on the email option. You don't have anywhere to choose what shows up in the notifications tab. It's usually the hubs and questions you follow getting comments. You can also see all of your notifications under my account-following-your notifications and there will often be a page of 'hubtivity' when you first sign in of things hubbers you follow or visit often are doing.
by Ari Lamstein 7 years ago
We recently made an improvement to how notifications are handled on comments on your Hubs. If you would like to receive a notification when someone comments on your Hub, you will now need to "follow" your Hubs. If you had previously configured a Comment Capsule to email you...
by Paula Atwell 3 years ago
Is there anything in the emails settings or the comments settings in our accounts that will send us an email when we get a comment on a hub?
by Brandon Lobo 6 years ago
Before reporting a problem I wanted to know if anyone else is having trouble with the comment notification. I usually receive an e-mail when I get a comment. I never changed my e-mail settings but for the past 24 hours I've received comments & not a single e-mail. I just checked my settings and...
by Joanna McKenna 6 years ago
For the last couple of days, notifications of new comments on my hubs or the hubs/Questions I'm following aren't appearing in the "Notifications" drop down OR in my email until as much as 8 hours after they occur.This delay means I'm going to hubs or Q&As to read a "new"...
by sheilamyers 4 years ago
It seems that some people stop reading comments left at a hub after the hub author has responded to whatever comment they've left. This is only a guess because I've read some people's comments (other than the author's responses) and they've brought up something in addition to what was said in the...
by Ari Lamstein 7 years ago
We are currently taking a high level look at our notification system: under what circumstances we send a notification to users, how the notifications are sent (e.g. via email or the iPhone app), how users can choose to opt out of these, etc.An example of a notification that we already send is...
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