Types of emails Hello IMs sends

There are several types of emails you can receive from Hello IMs, including notifications, account information, and marketing communications.


Notification emails

You can choose to receive some or all of your activity notifications via email. Notification emails can include:

  • Security-related activity on repositories you have admin access to.
  • Activity on repositories you're watching.
  • Conversations you're participating in.
  • Conversations where you've been @mentioned.
  • Pushes to pull requests you're participating in.
  • Your own activity, such as opening, commenting on, or closing issues and pull requests.


You can also choose which type of email updates you'd like to receive on conversations you're participating in or watching. For more information, see "Choosing the delivery method for your notifications."
For more information, see "Choosing the delivery method for your notifications."


Account emails

If you're paying for a user account or organization account with private repositories, then you'll receive billing receipts at the account's primary email address. For more information, see:

  • "Setting your personal account's billing email".
  • "Setting your organization's billing email".

Marketing emails

Hello IMs occasionally sends these types of marketing emails:

  • Tips and tricks for getting started with your account.
  • Customized information about engaging projects or new features.
  • Newsletters that you've subscribed to, such as explore Hello IMs.

For more information, see "Managing marketing emails from Hello IMs."