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Re: Ancestry's new Messaging and loss of old folders
« Reply #18 on: Saturday 18 July 20 13:57 BST (UK) »
Igor Strav-I have not even received a message telling me anything! Just a fait accompli....
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Re: Ancestry's new Messaging and loss of old folders
« Reply #19 on: Saturday 18 July 20 15:28 BST (UK) »
Igor Strav-I have not even received a message telling me anything! Just a fait accompli....

You don't have a large box underneath your list of messages, saying

Download Message folders
Your messages are now located in our new message center and can be viewed by recipient.
Your 12 folders and messages from our previous system will be available to download and save until 31 August 2020.


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Pay, Kent. 
Barham, Kent. 
Cork(e), Kent. 
Cooley, Kent.
Barwell, Rutland/Northants/Greenwich.
Cotterill, Derbys.
Van Steenhoven/Steenhoven/Hoven, Belgium/East London.
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Barlow, East London
Wayling, East London
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Re: Ancestry's new Messaging and loss of old folders
« Reply #20 on: Sunday 19 July 20 17:39 BST (UK) »
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Paternal Line--An(t)(c)liff(e).Faulkner. Mayfield. Cant. Davison. Caunt. Trigg. Rawding. Buttery. Rayworth. Pepper. Otter. Whitworth. Gray. Calder. Laing. Wright. Jackson. Taylor.
Maternal Line--Linsey. Spicer. Corns. Judson. Greensmith. Steel. Woodford. Ellis. Wyan. Callis. Warriner. Rawlin. Merrin. Vale. Summerfield. Cartwright.
Husbands-Beckett. Heald. Pilkington. Arnold. Hall. Willows. Dring. Newcomb. Hawley.


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Re: Ancestry's new Messaging and loss of old folders
« Reply #21 on: Sunday 19 July 20 18:05 BST (UK) »
Larkspur -- I don't seem to have seen an email about any change either, although I have noticed that the message system on the site is now in a different format. I received an email notifying me that I had received a message - when I went to my messages on the Ancestry website there was a different system in place, which really confused me.

I knew nothing about any change until that point. I don't like the new system at all.
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Re: Ancestry's new Messaging and loss of old folders
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 19 July 20 19:53 BST (UK) »
I only have messaging for the DNA part of the site, I noticed it had changed about 3 ago. No warning but I love it.
Every one you have messaged down the left, click on any to read through the conversation, a link on the message to see how you match to the person and a short profile on them on the right which if you click brings you to their profile page, best to close this part as it squishes up the speech bubble too much making the message harder to read.

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Re: Ancestry's new Messaging and loss of old folders
« Reply #23 on: Monday 20 July 20 09:56 BST (UK) »
I don't get informed when I have a new message. Just when I am on the site via the little envelope! How do you make the message reply box bigger its useless on a phone, can't be used at all.
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Paternal Line--An(t)(c)liff(e).Faulkner. Mayfield. Cant. Davison. Caunt. Trigg. Rawding. Buttery. Rayworth. Pepper. Otter. Whitworth. Gray. Calder. Laing. Wright. Jackson. Taylor.
Maternal Line--Linsey. Spicer. Corns. Judson. Greensmith. Steel. Woodford. Ellis. Wyan. Callis. Warriner. Rawlin. Merrin. Vale. Summerfield. Cartwright.
Husbands-Beckett. Heald. Pilkington. Arnold. Hall. Willows. Dring. Newcomb. Hawley.

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Re: Ancestry's new Messaging and loss of old folders
« Reply #24 on: Friday 24 July 20 19:55 BST (UK) »
I've got a notification of new messages on the little envelope - but there's a catch somewhere.

The envelope tells me I have 15 (yes, fifteen!) new messages. But when I go to look, there aren't any new messages at all! Not on my browser, nor in the app. And yes, I've tried clearing cache and cookies!

Anyone else seen this?   ??? ??? ???
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Liverpool - Platt, Cunningham, Ditton
London - Notley, Elsom, Billett
Oxfordshire - Hitchcock, Smith, Leonard, Taunt
Durham - Hepburn, Eltringham
Berwickshire - Guthrie, Crawford
Somerset - Taylor (Bath)
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Re: Ancestry's new Messaging and loss of old folders
« Reply #25 on: Sunday 26 July 20 12:52 BST (UK) »
Another question for those with the new system - can you still see all your messages from the old system, or is there a cut-off date before which they've all gone? I seem to have kept messages from Jun 2019 onwards but, before that, they've been wiped. How can you tell if you've messaged someone before? Do we now have to start messages with 'I'm sorry if I've contacted you before but Ancestry has removed any evidence of it...'?

The new system also seems to tell you if the message has been read and at what time, like a text. At least that will show whether the recipient doesn't access their messages or is simply ignoring you.

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Re: Ancestry's new Messaging and loss of old folders
« Reply #26 on: Sunday 26 July 20 13:00 BST (UK) »
Mine also says I have two new messages, I don't appear to, although I have sent two messages!  Another glitch.
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