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How to Access[edit]

Select Tools → Write Message from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation. Or click the "New" icon in the toolbar of the Private Messaging screen.


This screen lets you write and send a private message.


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  • To. Select the User you wish to send the message to from the drop-down list box. Note that only Users who are members of the "Super Administrator" group can read private messages.
  • Subject. The subject of the message.
  • Message. The body of the message.


At the top right you will see the toolbar:

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  • Send. Send the message. Note that the Subject and Message fields cannot be blank.
  • Cancel. Go back to the main screen of the Manager, without saving the modifications you made.
  • Help. Opens this Help Screen.

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