Geni sends the following notifications to our users
|Email Notification||Invited and Claimed||Invited and Not Yet Claimed||Frequency|
|Anytime someone new joins your Tree|
|Anytime someone sends you message|
|Whenever someone signs your Guestbook, comments on any Photos within your Photo Albums, remarks on one of your Events, or writes anything about any Links you have posted|
|Whenever someone adds to a Family Discussion|
|You will be notified of any upcoming birthdays 7 days prior to their birthday, and again on the day itself|
|You will be notified of any upcoming anniversaries 7 days prior (for those who have claimed their Geni account)|
|Whenever you send us an email to retrieve your password|
|Once (for both Relative and Friend invites)|
|Daily: Anytime someone sends you a Gift|
|Daily: Anytime someone uploads more photos or tags you in one|
|Whenever your Profile is linked to another Profile|
|Whenever your GEDCOM export is ready|
|Whenever your GEDCOM import and Tree building is complete|
|If your GEDCOM fails|
How do I re-subscribe to Geni notifications?
To re-subscribe to Geni notifications login to Geni and click Settings. Select the notifications you would like to receive and click 'save' at the bottom of the page.
How do I turn off photo notifications?
Photo notifications are sent automatically as a courtesy to notify you when someone in your family uploads a new photo album or when someone tags you in a photo.
There are two ways to disable these notifications.
- Click on the link at the bottom of the notification email you received to disable that notification.
- Log in to Geni and click on Settings on the top right hand corner of your browser. There you can uncheck ’Someone tags me in a photo ’ and/or 'A relative creates a new photo album' in the Notifications section.
How do I turn off birthday reminders
Birthday reminders are sent automatically as a courtesy to remind you of someone’s upcoming special day. If you click on the link in the reminder email to create a greeting, this message will appear on their profile with a special birthday graphic.
Birthday reminders are sent seven days before the birthday and on the day of the birthday. If you wish to turn this feature off, click on Settings on the top right hand corner of your browser, and uncheck ’Family birthdays arrive’ in the Notifications section.
How do I turn off message notifications?
To turn off receiving an email notification when someone sends you a message, just go to your Settings page, and under the Notifications section, uncheck the ‘Someone sends me a message’ box. Click Submit to save your changes.