Disable Wrike bot?

Can the Wrike bot be disabled? It isn't really of use with my team and our use of Wrike, and seems to be creating additional notifications that are necessary. Often, a preceding step being completed doesn't necessarily mean it's ready for the next person. We rely on the person completing the previous step to @mention the person in the next step when it should proceed. The Wrike bot notifications stating that all of the previous steps are completed and it's ready for the next aren't really fitting for the way we use Wrike.

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I agree with the whole board. It is not Wrike's responsibility to push my clients to complete work. I am going to have to call my account rep and start the discussion about cancelling my subscription because this app is way too annoying. There are so many things it could be doing that would truly save time, instead the developers are focused on new features. I am sad because this was touted as a robust application that could solve a lot of problems, not create them.

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Drives me nuts. Wish you could disable as part of the normal notifications stream.

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A few of the Wrikebot notifications can be turned off manually (as per screenshot, bottom section "product reminders"), otherwise ask your Customer Service Manager to disable them. They were driving us nuts too and messing up our task flow for newer users, also annoying people so that they started ignoring or binning Wrike notifications altogether.

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Thanks! Fingers crossed! unchecked a few things... hopefully Mr. Wrike Bot will visit less frequently...

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But that would disable all of the notifications made by other members of my team too, though. 

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I've turned off ALL my notifications and the deluge still does not stop! Last week I was getting double notifications on everything, and so far today (the work day isn't over) I've received 31 notifications and only 3 were pertinent to me. What a colossal WASTE OF MY TIME to sort through all this chatter.

I'm considering the "fake email" approach to make it go away. Of course, there goes all potential good uses of notifications, so what use is this product?

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Hi Karen Garvin, can you please let me know if this is still happening - I can raise a Support ticket for you so that the team could advise.

Lisa Community Team at Wrike Become a Wrike expert with Wrike Discover

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Lisa It eventually stopped, but it took several days. I also randomly get double notifications, then that stops. I can't find a pattern to it. In any case, it seems under control for the moment.

I think it would also be helpful if the preference settings were more specific. For instance, if I check the notifications on, the Wrike bot sends me emails when I change the status of something. I don't need to know what I've just done, only if someone else makes changes on one of my projects.

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Hey Karen Garvin, thank you for the feedback! It's been passed on to the Product team. If you have any issues, be sure to let me know and I'll raise a Support ticket for you.

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Hello! We have our Product Reminder notifications off for the entire company (I had a Wrike support engineer help me with it, very efficient!).

However, no we're really getting into using the "Approval" feature and our employees are going mad because of all the Wrike bot notifications polluting their Wrike inbox.

"Approval started"
"Approval decision"
etc.

I can see how this would be useful in some cases, but in our case, the author of the task is the only person concerned with whether the approval is accepted/rejected. Our approvals are linked to the Workflow so just by looking at the status they know if it's approved or not.

We'd love to see a filter to silence the Wrike bot in the Inbox!! And additionally different topic) to be able to filter out @follower messages.

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Thank you for your feedback, Soraya Jung! Currently, the Product team isn't planning to change notifications logic for Approvals, but thanks for sharing your use-case, it's been passed on and recorded.

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