Managing Unwanted Email Notifications on Forums

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In summary, Dave has been receiving unwanted email notifications for watched threads and quoted posts. He has tried turning off the email notification option in his profile preferences and clicking the link in the email to stop the emails, but they still come. He has also tried disabling all emails and updating his settings, but they still continue. However, he has found a solution by going to the watched threads page and disabling email notifications from there. This has solved the issue and he is no longer receiving unwanted emails.
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hi @Greg Bernhardt

Don't know if you have made some changes ?
3 days ago I started receiving email notifications to watched threads/alerts of quoted posts etc
I have never had these before and I cannot seem to stop them.
email notification option is turned off in my profile preferences
and I have repeatedly clicked on the link in the bottom of the email to stop emails
yet they still come
If you no longer wish to receive these emails, you may disable emails from this thread or disable all emails.

using the disable all emails option takes me to a www page to update settings which I doregards
Dave
 
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When you post a new thread check to see if the "recieve notification" checkbox is ticked
 
  • #3
Greg Bernhardt said:
When you post a new thread check to see if the "recieve notification" checkbox is ticked

Hi Greg :smile:

no its not.
but this isn't even really about threads I started, the email notifications are occurring for any thread that I have responded in

cheers
Dave
 
  • #4
Try going to
https://www.physicsforums.com/watched/threads

and disabling the email notifications from there
 
  • #5
Hi Greg

Thanks,
have done that now and will see if that solves the issue
was just strange that it started sending emails all on it's own without any prompting from me hahaha
no big deal, was just strange :wink:

cheers
Dave
 
  • #6
final update ... that solved the issue

thanks :smile:
 

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