XING Help Center

Here you’ll find answers to your questions, and information about XING features. You can also contact the XING Support team (available in English and German) if you need any other assistance.

By the way, we've published some help videos that may be of use to you: Go to videos

Activating and deactivating e-mail notifications

1. Notification about a new post in your group
You will receive an e-mail notifying you when someone posts in your group. If you don't want to receive these notifications, please proceed as follows:

  • Go to settings (cog symbol in the left sidebar), then click on the "Notifications" tab.
  • There, click on "Edit" next to the header Groups e-mail notifications.
  • Check or uncheck the box next to the notification type you'd like to activate or deactivate.
  • Click "Save" to confirm your changes.

2. Notification about reactions to your activity
If someone likes or comments on one of your posts or does the same with a post you liked or commented on, you will be notified by e-mail (and in the left sidebar. If you don't want to receive these notifications, please proceed as follows:

  • Go to settings (cog symbol in the left sidebar), then click on the "Notifications" tab.
  • There, click on "Edit" next to the header "I'd like to be notified by e-mail...".
  • Check or uncheck the box next to "When someone comments..." and "When someone likes something...".

Please note that you are currently unable to distinguish between likes and comments for groups and homepage notifications. If you deactivate this option you won't be notified about likes or comments at all.

These settings are designed to provide you with content that's relevant to you. We're therefore working hard to make sure we add to this offering in future. We'll let you know as and when we release new features.