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PM's just sit in the outbox?

Posted: Wed Jan 05, 2022 4:35 pm
by rimcrazy
I see others had the same issue. Is there a reason PM's are just sitting in the outbox? I have created some replies to PM's sent to me and they simply will not send? What is going on?

Re: PM's just sit in the outbox?

Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2022 8:12 am
by Montana
I have just noticed that I also have Outbox (2). When I go into Outbox it is asking whether I want to read them or not? If I go back into the message that I wrote my reply is in the message history box so I presume it has been sent. Unless the person responds to me I don't know whether it has gone or not. Maybe today I might get an indication whether they received it or not?

I am presuming you can tick read and these will go and it has nothing to do with being sent or not. I will send you a PM and maybe we can test this theory.

Alexandra

Re: PM's just sit in the outbox?

Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2022 8:16 am
by Montana
When I sent you the PM I got a notification screen saying 'the message has been sent successfully' then it appeared in the outbox. It looks like it is the 'sent items' folders and you can choose what you do with them.

Did you get the message it was sent successfully? did you receive my PM?

Alexandra

Re: PM's just sit in the outbox?

Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:16 am
by rimcrazy
I got the message. I sent you a reply however the reply I sent to you and the original reply I was sending to another member do not show up on the sent list. Now I have 2 sitting in the outbox with no apparent way to make them send?

Re: PM's just sit in the outbox?

Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:52 am
by Montana
I got it fine, so don't worry.

I think the main point is, do you get the 'message successfully sent' page? then look at the message history, is it there. It then forms a message in Outbox for some reason and it asks you to tick if read. I presume that if you do it will be stored as sent. There are a number of check boxes as to what you do with it.

I definitely received it which is the main thing :)

Alexandra

Re: PM's just sit in the outbox?

Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:54 am
by Montana
Mmm yours has now disappeared from Outbox, I wonder if this is a marker of whether the other person has read it or not? interesting!

Alexandra

Re: PM's just sit in the outbox?

Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2022 1:19 pm
by Montana
I'm correct, it stays in your outbox until the 'other' person reads it. When they read it, it disappears. I didn't realise it is like a read receipt.

Alexandra

Re: PM's just sit in the outbox?

Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2022 11:08 pm
by rimcrazy
Got it. Ok. So the other PM I sent was actually sent it just has not been read by the person I sent it too. Ok. Thanks for that. Learn something new every day!