New Core Feature: Live Notifications
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Live notifications are a new Core Member-exclusive feature that shows you real-time activity on your account from anywhere on the site. Get notified the moment you receive a new comment, favourite, watcher, note, llama, or even when another deviant visits your profile. This new feature makes it easier to stay on top of your activity and keep in touch with friends, fans, and clients.

All "feedback" notification types (comments, replies, mentions, favourites, etc.) will appear as live notifications, as well as notes. To prevent the average deviant from being overwhelmed, activity from people you watch, such as deviations and journals submitted, will not send notifications.

The profile visitor notification works just like the “Recent Visitors” widget on your profile. As always, you can opt-out of this feature by tapping the “Friends” icon on the header and change your status to “Invisible.” This will prevent your username from appearing on these notifications and the recent visitors profile widget.

Live notifications can be disabled under General Account Settings.


In addition to live notifications, your notification counts on the site header will now update in real-time.


Try out live notifications, browse ad-free, and gain access to other features when you upgrade to Core.

From now until June 16, 2016, when you buy a three-month Core Membership, get an additional three months for free!

Or become Core now.

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MissAlyMarie's avatar
MissAlyMarieHobbyist Digital Artist
It isn't working for me anymore - I have it enabled but it isn't working. Help??
No one has gotten back to be, I sent a troubleshoot thing to you guys 3 days ago.
MickeyLovesCheese's avatar
MickeyLovesCheeseHobbyist General Artist
Is this feature still enabled, even after your CORE has ended? 
Percyfan94's avatar
Percyfan94Student General Artist
Really disliked this feature. Not only is it annoying, but also makes my browser a bit slow. Good thing you can disable it.
KaoriSkywalker's avatar
KaoriSkywalkerStudent Filmographer
The oc looks very interesting to me because many times I have wished my character would come to life and would be apart of my real life
Username-91's avatar
Username-91Hobbyist Filmographer
It's not working.
kumidaa's avatar
kumidaaHobbyist Digital Artist
i'm using a new laptop and now this doesn't seem to work on me anymore? it's like how it was before i was a core member. i don't receive pop up notifs anymore.. i have to refresh the page so to see if there's anything new... help?
RogueMudblood's avatar
Hi there. :wave:

If you're still experiencing this issue, please contact the help desk via this link to file a bug report. Details are always helpful for staff when trying to recreate a bug. Some things to consider including can be found here: All About Bugs (Reporting, That Is) - the overall process has changed a bit since that was posted in 2015, hence the link above instead of the one in the journal. (Some of the FAQs referenced then no longer exist.)

I hope it gets resolved if it hasn't already; you don't seem to be the only one having this issue on a laptop based on the comments in this thread.
KupoGames's avatar
I find this incredibly annoying.

How about a feature to not have "fav" notifications clog up my inbox? Still waiting for that one.
Chinny-FlareySnowzz's avatar
Chinny-FlareySnowzzStudent Digital Artist
I was a core member I didn't receive a live notifications on laptop but it works on phone O_O
ChibuuuOwO's avatar
ChibuuuOwOHobbyist Digital Artist
me too ;o;
diamondtwins's avatar
diamondtwinsStudent Artist

Why doesn't it work? 
OwletJessa555's avatar
OwletJessa555Hobbyist Writer
Hello. I just wonder. When will dA team bring the "monthly fee" option back? I prefer a monthly fee over 3 months fee, personally.
Chopsticks12's avatar
I guess this explains how some core users who need to keep their profile clean know who's the spammer in their profile :/
wind-ranger's avatar
Forums and all decent services have the option to receive notifications by email when you receive messages from members.

DeviantArt doesn't offer this basic and common sense feature even to Core members...  too bad.

Still have to catch up with the decent services of the 21th century.
lapis-IazuIi's avatar
lapis-IazuIiHobbyist Digital Artist
do you turn it off
AdaKola's avatar
AdaKolaHobbyist Digital Artist
IT STOPPED WORK FOR ME ;-; help me please T^T
Candy-Meow's avatar
Candy-MeowHobbyist General Artist
these stopped work for me...
Showlover's avatar
ShowloverHobbyist General Artist
i still have core and it stopped working!
Lapiidot's avatar
You can get it for free actually
bUT it only works for chrome…
Showlover's avatar
ShowloverHobbyist General Artist
ooo thank you for that link. did you make a journal about it yet?
haru-cchii's avatar
haru-cchiiHobbyist Digital Artist
Somehow it stopped working for me... what should I do now? QnQ
Showlover's avatar
ShowloverHobbyist General Artist
me too :C
pigeoncity's avatar
This stopped working on my computer, but works fine on my phone (safari) what do i do to fix this?
Trash--Panda's avatar
Trash--PandaStudent General Artist
It stopped working for some reason on mean I won't show anything live any more.
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