An alert is usually a notification message to draw one's attention to an event such as a change or error condition.

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Create notification of users changing their alert settings

I am running a SharePoint 2013 server (on-prem). We are looking at Alerts Administrator and Alerts Plus from Bamboo Solutions to help with Alerts - The requirement is that there are several specific ...
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Immediate alerts not working for all users

We have configured new farm and currently building UAT environment. Everything is going well except the immediate alerts are not working on the sites with some users , for some users it is working ...
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Is There a Way to Tell If Someone Has Set An Alert For A File?

I'd like to track which users have set an alert. Is there a way to do this?
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Dynamic content in SharePoint Workflow Email

i've got a Workflow which starts when a specific column has been updated. It basically just sends an Email to the requester. Quite straighforward. Im struggling to insert a dynamic text inside the ...
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Immediate-alerts Email Notification not sending emails

The alerts are working, but for some reason the "Send e-mail when ownership is assigned" on a task list is not working. A task is assigned to a user however Immediate-alerts are not sending the ...
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Find out user who deleted an item in SharePoint 2013 Document Library or List

Let's say a user deletes few items from a document library. Is there a way we can find out the user name of the person who deleted those. I looked into alerts which does let one know which item was ...
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Alert Settings to to enable one click view of excel and not download

I am using SharePoint (Office 365) and we are trying to replace emails with alerts. It looks good however alerts give a link to directly download the file instead of taking me Excel Online (for excel ...
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How to modify the sharepoint 2010 NewItem2 function?

In sharepoint 2010, I want to add javascript to the alerts popup window page, but I don't want to modify the actual layouts file. I want to dynamically insert javascript in it. Basically the button to ...
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Task List Can't Send Alerts to User Group

I have a Task List I created called Events. When a new task is created I want it to send an Alert to a group called TaskEmailList. This group has Full Control. However, when I create an Alert using ...
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Create SSRS data alerts programatically or XML

I'm just getting into data alerts and see from technet (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg492251.aspx) that data alert definitions are unique to the selected parameters. My problem is that it ...
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SPAlert custom filter

I'm using a custom webpart to generate alerts with a filter. The webpart and alerts work fine, but there's a small problem. When a user decides he wants to change something about the alert, say the ...
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Can't share site with “external users”

I'm trying to share a discussion board with an Exchange distribution list so that the distribution list can receive alerts when the discussion board changes. However, when I try to share the ...
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How to create Alerts for changes to users personal details

From time to time peoples personal details change, for instance: phone number job title manager even their name! How can I create an alert on changes such as these? In particular I'd like to be ...
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How to send an email notification when a new document is added in a Document Library in Sharepoint 2013?

I'm pretty new to SharePoint 2013. I want to notify people by an email whenever any document is added to the document library. I tried to implement by clicking the Edit in designer link. But it ...
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Sending alerts based on changes in lookup columns

Scenario: List A, called Regulations, stores info about some documents - like law regulations that are important to our business. It has several columns like last update, document status etc List B, ...
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SP2013 Customize email body of all alerts [duplicate]

How to create your own email content for all the alerts emails which are sent OOTB . I need to modify the email content of all the alerts send OOTB (The immediate emails, update email , delete email , ...
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Send alert when item gets to view

I have a list with items and one of the column is a due date {DueDate}. I have a view, which displays items that are overdue ({DueDate} <= [Today]) that are assigned to a particular user [Me]. The {...
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Email external email when new item created

I was wondering if there is a way to make a list automatically email to an external users email when a new item is created/edited. I know users can set up alerts on lists, but this only works for ...
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How do I see the Alert list? [duplicate]

In SharePoint Online/Office 365, How does one go about seeing everyone in an alert? And then is there a way to add/remove users in that alert?
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create a alert for a specfic column

I want to create a alert when a specific field is changed... I have a drop down and when the word "Eng" is chosen the person that sets the alert gets notified... how would that alert be set up?
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How to fix 5000 Limit for Views but without breaking Alerts

So recently I saw the infamous message about getting close to the 5,000 item limit. After spending a couple of days doing some testing, it seemed like the best option would be to simply Index the ...
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SharePoint online search with alert me

I have a requirement to search on multiple keywords and alert on this if anything changes on that search result. SharePoint provides an "alert me" option, but I think it's not working (wrong result ...
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Task List Email Alert Links Go to Wrong Address

I have a task list in SharePoint 2013 Foundation. My users receive email alerts when tasks have been reassigned. This was an OOB thing, I never set anything up. The users just set alerts to the list ...
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SP2010 - User Alerts - See settings for an AD group's alerts?

SharePoint 2010 - I have a user alert set up on a list for an Active Directory group. It does not appear to be working, so I am investigating. I go to Site Settings - User Alerts, then select the AD ...
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I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated

I'm pretty inexperienced with Sharepoint design, but have taken on the task of creating a basic issue tracker for a project. The idea is when testers find an issue, they will log it into the ...
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How to set a group alert

I have created a task list in sharepoint and created groups for teams. I want to mark groups in the assigned to section instead of having individual users. Also , want to set alert alert for group if ...
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View Based Alerts not being received

In our environment we have SharePoint 2013 using FBA Pack for user authentication. Using standard SP functionality users are able to subscribe to alerts on lists or views within lists. The users ...
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Notifications on Discussion Forum

I am using SharePoint 2013 and the notifications for the discussion forum don't seem to be working properly. I do get notified if I reply to myself but not if someone else does! Is there not an ...
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How to customize OOTB workflow emails

How can I make simple format-type customizations to ALL OOTB workflow related emails? I have found that many pre-Sharepoint 2010 posts indicated that OOTB workflow emails are in fact 'alerts', and ...
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list alerts & outgoing mail settings: no charset working with umlauts?

i'm talking about a single-server sp2013 foundation setup, outgoing mail settings for the farm (and web application) are set via central administration. but the character encoding in the sent alerts ...
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Get value from textboxes inside dynamic table using selector

I am creating one row every time im clicking on the btn Add row. In this row there is 3 textboxes and one lable(span) and one buttom. I want to reach by selector the value in the (input type:text) or ...
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How can Administrator get alerts in sharepoint 2013 farm

How can Administrator get alerts in sharepoint 2013 farm, when any kind of changes take place in the Central Administration site, like deleting web application, creating web application,adding any ...
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Child selector from table

<div class="content"> <table id="Table" style="width: 100%;"> </table> </div> <button type="button" onclick="add()">Add row</button> ...
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SharePoint Online (Office 365) Alert email

In SharePoint Online (Office 365) I want to create a new list that does the following: We want to be able to put questions up on to the site, then assign the question to one of the site users. Once ...
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Not able to pop up alert box on page load

I have created a code behind file for a site page. The .cs file looks as follows : using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; using System.Text; using System.Web.UI; ...
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SharePoint OOTB Alert still sends an email even after deleting all instances of it

A while back we deleted an Alert on a list (the only Alert that was set on the list), yet an email is still being sent out, and when we try to check the settings of the Alerts on the list (and also ...
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Turn off alerts on a task list

We have a SharePoint 2010 solution that uses a standard task list. We would like to turn off alerts for when items change in / are added to the task list. Is there a way to do this in code, either ...
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SharePoint 2013 email templates

I have a SharePoint 2013 instance that I would like to modify the default email template. I want to put my company's logo as a header and the company contact info as a footer on every email that is ...
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Exceeding warning level for storage after adding site collection to larger template

I keep receiving the following warning email after expanding the site quota. You are receiving this e-mail message because you are an administrator of the following SharePoint Web site, which ...
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Set alert in central administration to notify when timer job fails?

Is there a way to set an alert in SharePoint 2010 Central Administration to notify an administrator when a timer job fails? For example, I'd like to be notified when the following job's status equals ...
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Trying to add an AD group to an alert

I am trying to add an existing AD group to an alert for a list, however, it does not appear in the dropdown. When I add the email directly i get a "Sorry, you are not allowed to share this with ...
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Adding alerts for users on a list

I am the admin for a SharePoint 2013 on premises site and am adding alerts for a list on one of our pages. I am able to add each user, name by name. Is there a way to add everyone? We have a email ...
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Custom query send email notification

I have a custom query "issue" in SharePoint 2010 and I'm trying to find how I can add notification on it. So that each time I add data in it, it will send an email to some users
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Alerts not working on SP 2010 on SBS 2011 which also runs Exchange 2010

we have Sharepoint 2010 & Exchange 2010 on our SBS 2011 server. I cannot get the alerts to work on SP. I have followed all the guides I've found without success. One thing I've noticed is they all ...
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third party solution for customizing alert emails

I would like to know if there is any third party tool out there where administrators/webmasters can easily change the email templates that sharepoint sends. I am very interested in changing the ...
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User Alerts Malfunctioning on only one Site Collection

There's an issue with user alerts not functioning in one site collection (on SharePoint 2010). Apparently, the alerts were working and somewhere down the line they stopped. I couldn't find out ...
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Do alerts expire?

I and a couple others set up alerts on a site (two different site collections were involved), but they disappeared. (It's a little confusing to talk about all three of our experiences at once, so I'm ...
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Why are images not appearing on my iphone for Alert emails?

We created a custom list with a rich text field. Images are added to this text field whenever the user is entering data. If I subscribe to alerts, the image is embedded in the alert that I receive ...
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Task list - alert on completed status

I have a task list and I have set up an alert so that it sends one when the task is completed. Does this only work on the default "completed" option? What if I added another option called "complete" ...
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SharePoint 2013 Health Report List alerts not sending emails, job-immediate-alerts last run time N/A in CA

We are trying to configure email alerts on the Central Admin Health Report list in SharePoint 2013. We get the confirmation email when the alert is first created, but nothing when a new error or ...