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How to change your profile settings

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How to change your profile settings
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You have several options you can use to customize how you use the community and when you get email notifications. These are available on your settings page.

To find your settings page


  1. Click your image in the top right of the community
  2. Select "Settings"
  3. Click the "Settings" tab

What each setting affects


Display your badges
Display your reputation
Display your community title

These 3 settings affect what is displayed on your profile page



Receive email notifications for posts you're following
If this setting is on (if "Yes" is selected) you will get email notifications each time someone replies to a topic you're following

Receive email notifications for new topics in forums you're following
If this setting is on (if "Yes" is selected) you will get email notifications each time someone starts a new topic in a forum you're following

Receive email notifications when a best answer is marked on posts you're following
If this setting is on (if "Yes" is selected) you will get email notifications when a reply to a post that you're following is marked 'Best answer.'



Automatically follow a topic when you reply
If this setting is on (if "Yes" is selected) you will automatically start following any topic you reply to

Display number of new comments
If this setting is on (if "Yes" is selected) you will see how many new topics and comments have been posted since the last time you visited the community



Receive private messages from
This setting is covered in more detail in How to block someone from sending you private messages

Receive email notifications when someone @mentions you
If this setting is on (if "Yes" is selected) you will get email notifications each time someone tags you in a post (for example: @Laura)

Receive email notifications for new private messages
If this setting is on (if "Yes" is selected) you will get email notifications each time someone sends you a private message

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