Enabling email notifications in Buffer

Would you like to receive an email notification when your queue needs topping up or if a post fails to send? If so, follow the instructions below.

🎥 Keen to learn more about managing your Buffer account settings

Click on your profile avatar at the top right of your Buffer dashboard and then click on Notification Settings.

The table below outlines the various notifications you can enable/disable.

Getting Started with Buffer We'll send useful tips and best practices for getting the most out of Buffer.
Queue status updates We'll send an email notification when the status of your queue changes, such as when posts successfully publish or when the queue is empty. 
Post failures We'll send an email notification if a post fails to send.
Channel Connection Updates We'll send an email about your connected channels. For example, when a channel is disconnected.
Post Failures We'll send an email if a post in your queue fails to be published.
Billing and Payment Reminders We'll send an email related to billing and payment reminders.
Social Post Prompts and Ideas We'll send an email with daily inspiration and AI prompts for generating social media content.
Weekly Analytics Report We'll send a weekly email report on the performance of your channels and posts.
Milestones We'll send emails celebrating your social media achievements with Buffer.
Collaboration We'll send emails about contributions from team members. For example, if a post is awaiting approval.
User Feedback and Research We'll send emails to participate in user feedback and research to help make Buffer better.
Buffer Product Updates and News We'll send an occasional email to help you get the most out of Buffer, including new features and product announcements.
Buffer's Social Media Weekly Newsletter We'll send an email with Buffer's latest blog posts and curated advice to help you grow on social media.
Buffer's Open Blog Newsletter We'll send an email with blog posts on Buffer's open culture and our commitment to transparency.
Buffer Careers We'll send an email with the latest career opportunities and role openings at Buffer.

📝 Notes

  • If you have an Essentials + Team plan, your users with Full Posting Access will receive notifications related to the social channels they are invited to.
  • Transactional emails such as notifications when a payment fails or when your card is expiring will still be sent even if you opt out of billing related emails. You cannot opt out of security and password related emails. 
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