Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




1458 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 72


Topic # 146572 22-May-2014 10:35
Send private message

Lately I don't appear to be getting an email from GZ saying there is a Private Message waiting for me.

When I log on to GZ I see the little rotating envelope, but checking the times shows that it has been posted some hours earlier.

Checked my settings and nothing has been changed.

Any ideas?

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
BDFL - Memuneh
58762 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10158

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 1050911 22-May-2014 10:41
Send private message

Someone else had the same complaint. I personally have been receiving my email notifications from both PM and forums.

I will check logs later to see if your email is being blocked or something.







1458 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 72


  Reply # 1050917 22-May-2014 10:55
Send private message

Cheers sealed

 
 
 
 


778 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 66

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1052818 25-May-2014 14:51
Send private message

With Rickles reporting he's getting no message notifications and DonGould getting two it sounds like it's double or nothing. It's all double dutch to me but then I am dutch and kiwi too.



1458 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 72


  Reply # 1052842 25-May-2014 15:10
Send private message

Mauricio .... right now (3:09pm Sunday) there is a the little revolving yellow emvelope showing BUt no email notification recieved.

Maybe the emails are fired off at regular intervals?

Anyway, I'll not read the message for a another couple of hours to see what happens.

Cheers,

R.

BDFL - Memuneh
58762 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10158

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 1052871 25-May-2014 15:52
Send private message

Emails are queued as soon as the message is inserted into the database. Emails are sent from the queue every 15 seconds. If you didn't get one and the envelope is there then our system won't send another one.

What is the date/time for the unread PM you have not received a notification for?








1458 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 72


  Reply # 1052933 25-May-2014 16:41
Send private message

 

 

 

Sent:

 

25-May-2014 14:44

 

 

 

Read:

 

25-May-2014 16:39

 

 

 




1458 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 72


  Reply # 1053830 26-May-2014 18:34
Send private message

Happened again today -

 

 

 

 

Sent:

 

26-May-2014 14:24

 

 

 

Read:

 

26-May-2014 18:32

 

 

 

 



There was no email notification between those two times.

BDFL - Memuneh
58762 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10158

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 1053841 26-May-2014 18:52
Send private message

It is something with your provider. I've suspended our email service and sent you a PM. Here is the message in the queue:



I then restarted our email service, the message was sent out, no error in the Event storage, no message dropped. I suspect your service is not delivering to your Inbox - silent spam filtering perhaps?

You can try changing your email here and see if you start receiving those...










1458 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 72


  Reply # 1053859 26-May-2014 19:30
Send private message

Thanks for that test .. and I confirm that the email did not come thropugh frown

Maybe one of the Vodafone guys here can shed some light?

R.

Doesn't know what he doin
2820 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 324

Subscriber

  Reply # 1053863 26-May-2014 19:35
Send private message

I thought I was having the same issue a while ago. Are you using Mailbox app on your phone by any chance?

It seemed to have taught itself to archive all geekzone emails right away, so I would never see them in my inbox. Just something to check out, if you don't use mailbox then ignore :)




Bachelor of Computing Systems (2015)

 

--

 

Late 2013 MacBook Pro with Retina Display (4GB/2.4GHz i5/128GB SSD) - HP DV6 (8GB/2.8GHz i7/120GB SSD + 750GB HDD)
iPhone 6S + (64GB/Gold/Vodafone NZ) - Xperia Z C6603 (16GB/White/Spark NZ)

Sam, Auckland 




1458 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 72


  Reply # 1053878 26-May-2014 19:56
One person supports this post
Send private message

Hi Sam ... nope, just a bog standard PC using Outlook through my ISP (ClearNet/Vodafone).

R.



1458 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 72


  Reply # 1053879 26-May-2014 19:56
Send private message

PS  BTW, email notifications of Forum Messages come through perfectly fine surprised

66 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 15


  Reply # 1053934 26-May-2014 21:11
Send private message

Have you setup any email rules that may move them?



1458 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 72


  Reply # 1053986 26-May-2014 22:52
Send private message

     >Have you setup any email rules that may move them? <

Nope, no changes whatsoever (yeah, I know everyone says that, but trust me) innocent

Like I said earlier, I get email notifications for Forum Messages, just not for Private Messages.

BDFL - Memuneh
58762 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10158

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 1053988 26-May-2014 22:54
Send private message

your email provider might be running a spam filter and let the forum messages pass but not the PM notifications, since each message is a different case.





 1 | 2
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Chow brothers plan to invest NZ$100 million in technology
Posted 24-Sep-2017 16:24


Symantec protects data everywhere with Information Centric Security
Posted 21-Sep-2017 15:33


FUJIFILM introduces X-E3 mirrorless camera with wireless connectivity
Posted 18-Sep-2017 13:53


Vodafone announces new plans with bigger data bundles
Posted 15-Sep-2017 10:51


Skinny launches phone with support for te reo Maori
Posted 14-Sep-2017 08:39


If Vodafone dropping mail worries you, you’re doing online wrong
Posted 11-Sep-2017 13:54


Vodafone New Zealand deploy live 400 gigabit system
Posted 11-Sep-2017 11:07


OPPO camera phones now available at PB Tech
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:56


Norton Wi-Fi Privacy — Easy, flawed VPN
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:48


Lenovo reveals new ThinkPad A Series
Posted 8-Sep-2017 14:37


Huawei passes Apple for the first time to capture the second spot globally
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:45


Vodafone initiative enhances te reo Maori pronunciation on Google Maps
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:40


Voyager Internet expand local internet phone services company with Conversant acquisition
Posted 6-Sep-2017 18:27


NOW Expands in to Tauranga
Posted 5-Sep-2017 18:16


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming Oct. 17
Posted 4-Sep-2017 14:10



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.