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Email a community user

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Email a community user

Send a private message to a community user directly from the community.

Before you begin

An email client must be configured.

Role required: sn_communities.admin, sn_communities.community_moderator, sn_communities.forum_admin, or sn_communities.forum_moderator

About this task

Uses for private messaging can include warning a user about use of a banned word, welcoming a new user, or informing users about incorrectly placed content in a forum. You can privately message a user from any community content, a comment, the Leaderboard, or the Community Profile page.


  1. Navigate to the community homepage.
  2. Point to the community user name.
  3. Click Email User.
    Note: The email opens in your local email client.