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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Alert user when due date is approaching in task list

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and I'd like to configure a task list to send an alert to the assigned-to user(s) and assigned-by user when the due date for a task is approaching (for instance, when the due ...
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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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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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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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Alert assigned user when predecessors completed

I have an out of the box SharePoint 2010 Tasks List setup using predecessors (a lookup column back to same task list, allows multiple selections) and I have a requirement to send an email alert to the ...
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SharePoint Alert Me not sending alerts for a specific user

We use the SharePoint alerting infrastructure on a list on a site. Alert are currently active for a group of users and are working correctly. The environment is SharePoint wss3.0. I have added a new ...
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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 ...
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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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Email Reminder on the day of creation & 3 days before the event starts

I am trying to set a customize reminder for my sharepoint calendar. How can i configure an email reminder to be sent on 1. Immediately after the event created. 2. 3 days before the event start. ...
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SP 2013 Alerts showing edited in fields where no changes made

The alerts on one of our sites are mistakenly showing that certain fields were edited where no edits were made. The "changes" are shown with strikethroughs, but the supposedly updated text is ...
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Survey doesn't allow administrator to subscribe for alerts

I have a SharePoint survey where users can respond and see their own replies. Administrators can see all replies but when I want to make an alert me for an administrator, I receive the following ...
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get alerted when a file is downloaded

I have a document library in sharepoint 2010 and our product management team want to be alerted when a file downloaded by a user. is there any way to achieve this? thanks
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Add Alert programmatically sharePoint2013

how to add alert programmatically for current user. I tried this code but it alway say : Microsoft.SharePoint.SPAlertCollection dont have Add() function this the code : using (SPSite site = ...
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How can I show only modified fields on item

I have a list with 60 fields in SharePoint Online (2013 wave) deployed as a sandboxed solution and would like to notify users for approval when somebody changes an item. Having a relatively high ...
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How to Target SharePoint Announcements to Different Groups of Users From the Same Announcement List in SharePoint 2007

My organization created a SharePoint Announcement list and subscribed all of the organization's divisions to that announcement list. So, now when you create a new announcement, everyone in the ...
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Alerts on Custom Views

I've been searching everywhere for this, and it appears to have been an easily achievable task in WSS3, but doesn't seem available at all in SharePoint Foundation 2010. I'm just trying to setup an ...
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Register users to receive alerts for multiple lists

I would like to create an application which is started up from a webpart on a SharePoint (2010) site that allows users to register to receive alerts for changes/additions to a collection of four ...
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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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Alert when task is due

Is this something I can do in SP13? I created a task and I want the assigned to be notified via email days before the due date. Please let me know if there's any article I can read or a workaround I ...
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Urls used in Alert Emails

Recently a customer wanted a new external Url for SharePoint (intranet.domain.com). I implemented it via Zones and alternate access mapping and so far it works fine. They also stopped using their ...
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Managing Alerts denied on some alerts if permissions are missing

I, as a Site Collection administrator, can create an alert for any user on any library or folder, no matter what the permissions for this user on this lib/ list/ folder actually are. Now in return ...
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Person or Group field logic check

In response to this Workflow - send email on single field change? You said to "create an additional field for project lead that is hidden from the forms. On item creation, a workflow populates this ...
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email alert to people in the list

The requirement is to send an email alert with the URL(same sharepoint URL) to the newly add list item. for example, if i add an employee detail in the list(which is having columns as employee name, ...
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Personal Blog not sending notifications on comments from users?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I'm talking about the regular "Blog" each user can have on his/her MySite if activated. When commenting is enabled and other users comment on blog posts, the author does ...
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SPAlert Created, But Not Sending Email

I have a SharePoint webpart that creates an alert for a user, for a specific list item (in this case, a document set). I am adding the alert programmatically. The code executes without any errors, ...
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SharePoint 2010- Send reminders from Task assigned

I am working on a project and its on SharePoint. I have to send reminders to Team Members whom I have assigned a task. But the workflows in SharePoint are restricted. We don't have the designer ...
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Single user not receiving e-mails regarding Alerts

I am having a minor issue related to a single user on my Sharepoint Server 2010 setup. I have a single user who does not receieve Alerts, neither when creating an alert, or in cases where the user is ...
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Should SharePoint Alerts automatically adjust for Daylight Savings Time changes?

We have a SP2010 farm that is up to the October CU. After the time change, some users report that alerts that were sending out at 10am are now being sent at 9am. I've googled a fair amount and found ...
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How can I let readonly user use “Alert me” function

Because the "Alert Me" button is placed at the Ribbon bar, site visitors cannot see the "Alert me" button and cannot use this function. Anyway to allow visitors use Alert Me on document and library?
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Add email addres to email alert, this email address is not connected to some user account

I am using sp 2010. I have a library and would like to add an email alert to some general email address from the whole department (IT@myCompany.com). Is that possible? Or is it needed to add an user ...
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Expiration Alert email

I need to write design a SPD workflow that send email to the person based on expiry date. The workflow should automatically update when the expiry date is updated. I have been working with post by Mr. ...
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Library email alert is not working any more after migrate site collections from contentdbA to contentdbB

I have migrated some site collections from contentdbA to contentdbB. I did this with a powershell command. After this I did an IIS reset. The site collections are working fine now. There is only one ...
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How to update “The My site of user is scheuled for deletion” email message in SharePoint 2013

The MySite Deletion job is sending an email with subject "The MySite of is Scheduled for deletion". This email is sent to the manager and mysite is assigned to the manager. This email contains a ...
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Daily email with newsfeed

I think the newsfeed on a mysite is one of the most important things in SharePoint 2013, because here i can see 'what's goin on'. So, i was thinking, for all those colleagues who didn't have time to ...
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SP2010 : SPAlert created, but not sending mail

Quick question, Did you ever encountered the case when a SPAlert is created and affected to the user, but no alert is sent ? I have checked that the SPAlert is associated to one user on one ...
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You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items.

I am having a list in SP2013,when i am clicking on the list alerts i am getting the error like "You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items". I am having Full ...
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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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Alert mail for “Pending” column in List SharePoint 2013

I'm using SharePoint 2013 online. I've created one List in which one Column is Choice (Completed, Pending) column named Status. For all Item If Status is Pending, weekly one mail should fire with List ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - Is a workflow the simplest way to send mail notifications?

I have inherited a Sharepoint 2010 site. I have found a simple "list" with a few custom fields that the company used before and wants to use again. A new list item SHOULD generate an email with the ...
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How to trigger alert mail from SharePoint Document Library

I want to store few documents in document library and after upload the document I want to give expire data for each document. Now here I want some alert mail from SharePoint before the particular ...
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Created By User Notified Of Status Change Of List Item

I'm creating a list on sharepoint to use as a backup should our primary incident reporting software go down as it did this past week. I've got most everything set up the way I would like, however I ...
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Alerts on Document Library filter by user

I copy folders and documents to a document library by code through a feature. I am trying to prevent alerts from being fired when the document library is populated. I tried setting the Filter ...
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Starting “Alert Me” automatically

I've come across to programmatically assign list/library alerts to a single SharePoint user, is it possible to do the same but for more than just one user or maybe a SharePoint group? Thanks in ...
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library email alert, sends emails and is not showing the whole subject

I am using sp 2010. I have a library and enabled the email alert. When someone adds a new document I got an email. In this email I see a subject with the title of the document. But the title is not ...
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sharepoint alert filter not working on first alert only then filtering is ok

have a strange behaviour with alerts on my sharepoint site. I have a document library where i want to add alerts to specific users when adding,updating,deleting folders or documents. Alerts must not ...
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Scoped Search Alerts

I have a client who is trying to use Search Alerts that are scoped to a specific content source. The Search Results web part they are using is already scoped to this source, but it seems that when a ...