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Specifying email settings

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Video: Specifying email settings

The Email & Notifications tab under your account, this is much easier than the Private tab, that's the good news here. And basically, what it is, is do you like to be notified via email when certain things happen on your flicker account, so it starts out at the top here with, okay, here is the e-mail account that I've established. And I set this up when I set up the Flickr account, nimblephotographer@yahoo.com, so that would be my contact e-mail. Now, if I decided that I wanted it to be my regular e-mail, the one that I use everyday, I can go ahead and enter that right here. And then those notifications will come to that e-mail as opposed to nimblephotographer@yahoo.com.

Specifying email settings

The Email & Notifications tab under your account, this is much easier than the Private tab, that's the good news here. And basically, what it is, is do you like to be notified via email when certain things happen on your flicker account, so it starts out at the top here with, okay, here is the e-mail account that I've established. And I set this up when I set up the Flickr account, nimblephotographer@yahoo.com, so that would be my contact e-mail. Now, if I decided that I wanted it to be my regular e-mail, the one that I use everyday, I can go ahead and enter that right here. And then those notifications will come to that e-mail as opposed to nimblephotographer@yahoo.com.

Also then, what will I be notified about? Invitations and other notifications, Contact notification, Flickr messages from other members. The defaults are set to Yes and I leave them that way. I like to find out via e-mail if something is going on, especially, if I haven't been over to my Flickr account either on my iPhone or here on the web. Oh, maybe for a half day or so, and something comes up, maybe someone that I'm very interested in, added me as a contact. That's great to know and can I respond to them more quickly. So, I like having those set at Yes.

And then moving down here summary of your recent uploads and activity to your private e-mail. All of that here can also be changed. So, if you decide you don't want that, just click on the Edit button and set it to the level that you're most comfortable with. And this is very nice, I mean, you really get to customize this Flicker account to the way you like to operate. Finally, down here, you have some e-mail options. Now, some of these I think are left over from the days when smartphones weren't as prevalent.

For example, creating an upload to Flickr e-mail address. Before smartphones, you could take a picture with your camera and then upload it to Flickr using an e-mail address. Well now, we have Flickr Mobile and that's not really necessary. But if you're in a situation where you want to be able to send a picture to your Flickr account just by attaching it to an e-mail, then go ahead and click on this, and you can discover what that magical e-mail address is right there. And then you can even set it up, so that certain tags are added every time, such as your name.

Now, if you have a blog, and you connect that blog to Flickr, then you can also upload to that blog, from Flickr. It's an upload to blog e-mail address and there's actually two different types of those. Again, that's not as common as it used to be because now we have, you know, blogging software and all of that on our smartphones. This functionality isn't as useful as it used to be, but, however, if there's a situation where you need it, you know where it is.

So, that's basically all there is to e-mail life. I think the main thing is, think about which e-mail address you want as your primary contact. And then decide what types of emails do you want to receive and how often.

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  1. 1m 34s
    1. Welcome
      1m 34s
  2. 17m 51s
    1. Signing in to the Flickr mobile app
      1m 31s
    2. Choosing photo preferences on the Flickr mobile app
      3m 51s
    3. Setting privacy preferences on the Flickr mobile app
      3m 58s
    4. Enabling sharing on the Flickr mobile app
      1m 51s
    5. Finding friends on the Flickr mobile app
      2m 41s
    6. Exploring Flickr on the Flickr mobile app
      1m 26s
    7. Getting started with Flickr on Android
      2m 33s
  3. 20m 32s
    1. Taking pictures with the Flickr app
      4m 36s
    2. Choosing filters with the Flickr app
      2m 33s
    3. Editing pictures with the Flickr mobile app
      3m 52s
    4. Adding tags and other metadata with the Flickr app
      2m 10s
    5. Setting privacy and adding a venue on the Flickr mobile app
      1m 58s
    6. Adding existing images from your camera roll
      2m 14s
    7. Photography with Flickr on Android
      3m 9s
  4. 16m 51s
    1. Following your contacts via the Flickr mobile app
      4m 4s
    2. Managing your photostream on the Flickr mobile app
      4m 14s
    3. Keeping track of activity on the Flickr mobile app
      1m 33s
    4. Viewing EXIF data
      1m 50s
    5. Marking favorites
      1m 26s
    6. Exploring and sharing with Flickr on Android
      3m 44s
  5. 11m 15s
    1. Creating your Flickr account
      3m 57s
    2. Exploring the homepage
      2m 26s
    3. Adding contacts
      2m 4s
    4. Opting for ad-free
      2m 48s
  6. 15m 36s
    1. Editing your personal information
      3m 40s
    2. Specifying privacy and permissions settings
      6m 25s
    3. Specifying email settings
      3m 18s
    4. Sharing and extending
      2m 13s
  7. 24m 31s
    1. Uploading photos using the upload link
      5m 45s
    2. Using the old Uploadr link
      54s
    3. Using the Flickr Uploadr software
      1m 11s
    4. Uploading from iPhoto
      3m 47s
    5. Uploading from Aperture
      3m 43s
    6. Uploading from Lightroom
      2m 40s
    7. Uploading video clips
      2m 7s
    8. Connecting Flickr to Facebook
      2m 25s
    9. Connecting Flickr to Twitter
      1m 59s
  8. 8m 28s
    1. Getting around in your photostream and lightbox
      2m 40s
    2. Viewing photos as a slideshow
      2m 11s
    3. Sharing photos via email
      1m 16s
    4. Searching techniques
      2m 21s
  9. 11m 40s
    1. Creating and editing titles and descriptions
      1m 39s
    2. Make photos easy to find: Adding tags and searching with tags
      4m 3s
    3. Adding a photo to your map
      3m 0s
    4. Creating notes to identify things in a photo
      1m 12s
    5. Adding the name of someone who appears in a photo
      1m 46s
  10. 5m 48s
    1. Deleting a photo that you've uploaded
      53s
    2. Replacing a photo that you've uploaded
      1m 40s
    3. Changing the license for a photo
      1m 32s
    4. Changing the location where a photo was taken
      1m 8s
    5. Changing the date that a photo was taken or posted
      35s
  11. 19m 14s
    1. Enabling online editing
      1m 22s
    2. Rotating, cropping, and resizing
      3m 58s
    3. Working with Enhance, Brightness, and Saturation
      2m 52s
    4. Sharpening and focus
      2m 35s
    5. Applying effects
      1m 41s
    6. Adding text and frames
      3m 1s
    7. Red-eye, teeth whitening, and blemish removal
      3m 45s
  12. 13m 22s
    1. Creating a set
      2m 46s
    2. Adding photos to an existing set
      1m 23s
    3. Organizing sets
      59s
    4. Creating collections
      2m 36s
    5. Applying changes to a batch of photos
      2m 43s
    6. Creating a gallery
      1m 58s
    7. Viewing your archives
      57s
  13. 8m 8s
    1. Adding a comment to a photo
      1m 53s
    2. Viewing recent activity on your photos
      42s
    3. Marking a photo as a favorite
      1m 16s
    4. Adding contacts
      1m 7s
    5. Knowing when someone adds you as a contact
      1m 22s
    6. Managing FlickrMail
      1m 48s
  14. 5m 51s
    1. What are groups?
      1m 8s
    2. Joining and contributing to a group
      2m 40s
    3. Starting and administering your own group
      2m 3s
  15. 10m 11s
    1. Exploring the Explore page
      1m 4s
    2. Perusing The Commons
      1m 18s
    3. Looking at the Getty collection
      1m 18s
    4. Exploring the galleries
      1m 23s
    5. Charting the World Map
      1m 37s
    6. Accessing the App Garden
      1m 3s
    7. Finding cameras with the Camera Finder
      1m 29s
    8. Reading the Flickr blog
      59s
  16. 11m 42s
    1. Single-key keyboard shortcuts
      1m 35s
    2. Printing your Flickr images
      1m 36s
    3. Viewing your stats
      1m 49s
    4. Seeing what's popular on your Flickr page
      1m 58s
    5. Reviewing your Flickr profile
      1m 23s
    6. Editing your cover photo
      1m 45s
    7. Grabbing the embed code
      1m 36s
  17. 1m 2s
    1. Next steps
      1m 2s

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