How to Email a wikiHow User

wikiHow talk pages are open to the public and part of wikiHow's record. However, at times, you may wish to speak privately with a wikiHow acquaintance. This article will guide you through the steps on how to email a wikiHow user.


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    Decide if you need to send an e-mail. Most communication can be sufficiently accomplished via wikiHow's talk pages, so save email for situations that need more privacy. If in doubt, you can always start with a Talk page message asking if the editor is okay with your emailing them.
    • Sending an e-mail also sends your e-mail address to others. This may compromise your privacy and internet security.
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    Click on a username to access his or her user page.
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    Click on "Email USER'S NAME HERE" just below the user's name. Type in your message.
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    Click on Send.
    • Your message will be sent only if your intended editor has listed a valid e-mail address within his or her profile.


  • Click on My Preferences, under "My Profile", to change your e-mail address.


  • Be careful who you e-mail. If you get an abusive email back, post it here.
  • Some users choose not to accept emails from others.

Things You'll Need

  • A wikiHow account
  • Valid e-mail address

Article Info

Categories: Help | Your wikiHow Account