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Several Questions about Alert Me in SharePoint 2013

Being alerted on a single item (a single document or a single item in a list) is different than being alerted whenever an item changes in a whole list. You can decide to be alerted on a single item ...
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Can't share site with "external users"

Actually, you CAN share with external users with on-prem SharePoint, but will require implementing ADFS or another PKI / STS solution.
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Subscribing to SharePoint Alerts via button/link

As mentioned in the comments, the alerts in SharePoint are per user, so you are not attempting to "subscribe for the same alert", but instead to "subscribe for a new alert". If you want to create a ...
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Use exchange server for sharepoint

If you have exchange server in place then it is very much easy to configure the SharePoint outgoing's email. You dont need to enter the credential to configure the outgoing email. For sharepoint 2013:...
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How to send email to all the "Assigned to" users inside my sharepoint 2013 issue tracking list

In your workflow in SharePoint Designer 2013, once you set up the IF conditional, for the "then" condition, go to the "Action" menu and from drop down actions: Step 1: Select Action "Send Email" ...
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How do I customize the alert template to select only the Content columns when sending an alert from a microfeed

You are Online so you can not change anything Server-Side, with: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sharepointdeveloperdocs/2007/12/07/customizing-alert-notifications-and-alert-templates-in-windows-...
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SPOnline : Folder alert for multiples users without 'control total' access

By default, The Users with contribute permission Levels can only Create Alert but they can't Manage Alerts - Manage alerts for all users of the Web site. To allow the Contributors users to Manage ...
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How to Restore deleted Alerts for a Site collection? [SOS]

You can contact Microsoft support. You can ask them to restore a site to a certain point in time within two weeks. That might work if alerts are more important than the content that you will lose. ...
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Monitoring Search Components Status?

Have a look at the SharePoint Search Health Reports: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/sharepoint_strategery/2016/02/01/announcing-the-search-health-reports-srx-for-sharepoint-search-diagnostics/ they ...
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SharePoint 2010 Alerts

If users only need to see items they have created - then use the advanced list configuration and set item read and create/edit access that were "created by the user" Open your list In the ribbon go ...
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auto subscribe to "Alert Me" for an item after it is created?

Apart from (a) writing an event receiver and (b) creating user filtered views and subscribing users to those, you could create a small workflow to do this. Create a workflow that runs when an item is ...
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Send alert to a user when the 'assigned to' is changed in a list item

You need to write a workflow that fires when the item is modified. in this workflow you can check if assigned to is modified or not. If assigned to is modified then send email or whatever you need.
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User alerts with external email domains not working

You have to make sure that your SharePoint server added into the Exchange relay. So that they can process outside domain address. In Exchange Server, If anonymous Relay settings is not enabled, ...
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Email Alerts to external users - SharePoint Online

@Plexus81, The theory is the following. 1) The invitation must be accepted first 2) When the external user account has accepted the invitation, then it ill be displayed as #EXT#, in the O365 User ...
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Why are outgoing e-mail alerts not sending?

I finally fix this after following steps in my case initial confirmation emails was sending but future change alerts were not allowing all sharepoint servers in the farm to relay email in Exchange ...
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SharePoint Newsfeed to alert everyone

Unfortunately in Newsfeed, you are restricted to only to the below posted email notifications. Since you are using SharePoint online, why not turn on Yammer instead of using Newsfeed features. ...
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Use "mailto" on calculated field SharePoint List

You cannot create alert for other users using "Alerts" action of SharePoint. Alternatively, you can use designer workflow. Everytime item is update/Added the workflow will run to check if "Reply" is ...
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SharePoint Designer creating gallery with email alert

Based on your scenario, I think no need to create an alert using SharePoint Designer workflow where you can easily use the OOTB Alerts. Steps: Open your library that holds the images. From the above ...
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How do I create a workflow or alert to tell me when a date has past?

You can make use of Microsoft Flow for your scenario. You can create a recurring flow, which checks the date column in the list and if the condition satisfies it can send the alert via email. A ...
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SharePoint alerts not working when added through powershell

The key to understand here is that you should NOT be passing in the user name in the format domain\username when you are using a claims-based web application. If you are only using Windows claims on ...
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SP 2013 Document Library Alerts

You can only view or cancel alerts: Settings > Site Settings > Site Administration > User Alerts Manage, view, or delete SharePoint alerts
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Add SharePoint Online List Alert with Powershell

Yes, you can do this with PowerShell. The capability was added to CSOM (client-side object model) for SharePoint Online back in February 2017 as you can read about here: https://dev.office.com/blogs/...
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Creating Sharepoint alerts for sharing files with external user accounts

You can use the Audit Log in O365 to create alerts on specific event. Here you find the possible sharing and access request activities: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/securitycompliance/...
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Create list alert with filter on managed metadata field

The problem you are running into is that Alert.filter accepts a very limited subset of CAML and what that subset allows is anybody's guess (i.e. completely undocumented, of course you already know ...
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Create list alert using REST

You can pass data like this: { "alertCreationInformation":{ "__metadata":{"type": "SP.AlertCreationInformation"}, ... } } And the SP.AlertCreationInformation properties ...
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Inform user to add Metadata after Upload

If you have SP2013 workflows, you can set up a workflow that will notify on a periodic basis. Periodic Notifications Without SP2013 workflows it's a little harder to pull off.
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Inform user to add Metadata after Upload

Workflow is available for SharePoint Online as well. The only thing you need is download SharePoint Designer to make your own workflow. https://www.microsoft.com/en-sa/download/details.aspx?id=35491 ...
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Item Changed Alert Email Modification

Simple, you can't. Your only other recourse is to create a on change workflow that emails out something you craft yourself instead of using alerts.
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can i access to builtin alert me definitions(to user defined alerts )by web service or database query

I want to know that Alerts defined on which list or Doc-Lib? and When they want (email or SMS?) (immediately or everyday they want to SharePoint send alerts ? you can achieve this via SQL query, ...
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Can you create alerts at folder level to only alert when new sub-folders are created just one level in?

You can do this by using Event receivers. Whenever a folder is created you have to check the level and send alert. public override void ItemAdded(SPItemEventProperties properties) { //Once the item ...
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