Template:You've got mail

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Mail-message-new.svg
Hello. Please check your email – you've got mail!
It may take a few minutes from the time the email is sent for it to show up in your inbox. You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{You've got mail}} or {{YGM}} template.
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Purpose

Tired of sending a user an email and posting a message on their talk page to tell them you've sent them an email? If you are, then use this template to notify email recipients instead.

The template does not require substitution.

Usage

Any of the following:

Code Result Note
{{You've got mail}}
or
{{YGM}}
Mail-message-new.svg
Hello. Please check your email – you've got mail!
It may take a few minutes from the time the email is sent for it to show up in your inbox. You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{You've got mail}} or {{YGM}} template.
{{You've got mail|subject=Subject Line}}
or
{{YGM|subject=Subject Line}}
Mail-message-new.svg
Hello. Please check your email – you've got mail! The subject is Subject Line.
It may take a few minutes from the time the email is sent for it to show up in your inbox. You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{You've got mail}} or {{YGM}} template.
"Subject Line" will be replaced with the Subject of your e-mail.
{{You've got mail|sig=~~~~}}
or
{{YGM|sig=~~~~}}
Mail-message-new.svg
Hello. Please check your email – you've got mail!
It may take a few minutes from the time the email is sent for it to show up in your inbox. You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{You've got mail}} or {{YGM}} template. — ~~~~
~~~~ will be replaced by your actual signature and timestamp.
{{You've got mail|dashlesssig=~~~~}}
or
{{YGM|dashlesssig=~~~~}}
Mail-message-new.svg
Hello. Please check your email – you've got mail!
It may take a few minutes from the time the email is sent for it to show up in your inbox. You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{You've got mail}} or {{YGM}} template. ~~~~
~~~~ will be replaced by your actual signature and timestamp (for those who already have dashes or other separators in their custom sigs).
{{You've got mail|ts=~~~~~}}
or
{{YGM|ts=~~~~~}}
Mail-message-new.svg
Hello. Please check your email – you've got mail!
Message added ~~~~~. It may take a few minutes from the time the email is sent for it to show up in your inbox. You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{You've got mail}} or {{YGM}} template.
~~~~~ will be replaced by your actual timestamp.
{{You've got mail|tweet=yes}}
or
{{YGM|tweet=yes}}
Tweet-new.png
Hello. Check your Twitter—you've got a tweet!
It may take a few minutes from the time the email is sent for it to show up in your inbox. You can remove this notice at any time by removing the {{You've got mail}} or {{YGM}} template.
The other signature options can be used as well.

Redirects

{{ygm}}

See also

  • {{Talkback}} – the original, large "you have new messages" notice to put on other users' talk pages
  • {{subst:mytalk}} – invokes the talkback template and automatically fills in your username
  • {{Talkbacktiny}} – a somewhat smaller version of {{talkback}}
  • {{Interwiki talkback}} – a "you have new messages" notice to put on other users' talk pages for interwiki purposes
  • {{Whisperback}} – a less obtrusive template, with more features (topic, etc.)
  • {{Response}} – another less obtrusive template
  • {{Please see}} – similar to {{whisperback}}, but notifying others of a topic they may wish to participate in
  • {{Reply to}} or {{tiny ping}} – ping a user without posting on their talk page (uses the mention notification)
  • {{You've got mail}} – like {{talkback}} but to notify of an offsite e-mail
  • {{Shoutbox sidebar}} – an IM-like comment box that helps avoid flooding talk pages with one-liner comments.
  • {{Usertalkback}}, {{Userwhisperback}} and many variants – a notice for the top of one's own user talk page asking others to use or not use a talkback template when communicating with you
  • {{no talkback}} – opt-out of talkback messages from Twinkle.