By default, all accounts in Answers are set to Autowatch.  When Autowatch is enabled, you will be added as a watcher to any page you create or edit.  As a watcher, you will receive email notifications when the "watched" page is changed.  If you don't want to receive these email notifications, you have the following options:

  1. Turn Autowatch off (you won't be automatically added as a watcher on future pages, but this will not affect current pages you are watching)
    1. Click on your name while you are logged into Answers.
    2. Select "Settings"
    3. Click on the "Email" tab
    4. Click on  "Edit" button at the bottom
    5. Uncheck "Autowatch"
    6. Click on the "Submit" button.
  2. Remove yourself as a watcher from multiple pages
    1. Click on your name while you are logged into Answers
    2. Select "Watches"
    3. The list of pages you are currently watching appears. 
    4. Click on the envelope to the right of the Page name to stop watching that page. (the page will disappear from the list).

  3. Remove yourself as a watcher from a single page
    1. Bring up the page that you are watching (you must be logged into Answers)
    2. Click on Tools
    3. Select the "Stop Watching" .  (Note that the menu item will change to "Watch" when you are no longer watching the issue)

If you want to add someone else as a watcher to a page:

  1. Log into Answers and navigate to the page
  2. Select the Tools menu
  3. Select "Manage Watchers"
  4. You will now see a list of current watchers.
  5. In the field before the Add button you can put in the person's netid to bring up a list of matching users or begin typing their full name to bring up a list of matching users.
  6. Select the user that you want to watch the page from the list.
  7. Click on the "Add button.