Components Messaging Read

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How to Access

Select Components → Messaging → Read Private Messages from the drop-down menu on the Back-end of your Joomla! 1.6.x installation. Next, click on a Subject hyperlink to open the "View Message" screen. Alternatively, you may select Help16 Components Messaging Read MyMessages.png at the top of the Administrative pages to find a message to read.


This screen allows you to view and reply to a single private message only.


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  • From. The sender of the message.
  • Posted. The date and time the message was sent.
  • 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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  • Reply. Creates a new message as a reply to the message.
  • Cancel. Go back to the main screen of the Manager, without saving the modifications you made.
  • Help. Opens this Help Screen.

Quick Tips

  • Only users who are members of the "Super Users" and "Administrator" groups have access to this screen, unless User Group permissions have been altered for this component via Options at the Private Messages - Inbox screen.

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