Removing the Tapatalk SPAM Signature ( Auto-generated by Tapatalk )

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Removing the Tapatalk SPAM Signature ( Auto-generated by Tapatalk )

Postby nez » 21 Jan 2017, 10:12am

Graham wrote:By default, Tapatalk will generate an annoying signature which it will append to your posts.

Please read onwards to REMOVE this signature from your smartphone posts . . . . . . . . .


Or just do this . . . . .

Go to Me
Settings
Signature
Choose forum and switch off

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Graham
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Re: Why are forum moderators approving posts on here?

Postby Graham » 21 Jan 2017, 11:28am

Nez :

Please remove the auto-generated signature by Tapatalk ( on your device ).

My rather abrupt translation of the first part of this signature - is to catch your attention.
The intention is to guide people to making the suppression without me having to notify each individual.

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Re: Tapatalk Signature - the only spam that makes it through ( unfortunately )

Postby nez » 21 Jan 2017, 11:34am

Aha thanks. Just need to figure out how to do it.


I'm a trendy consumer. Just look at my iPad using Tapatalk

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Re: Tapatalk Signature - the only spam that makes it through ( unfortunately )

Postby Paulatic » 31 Jan 2018, 10:11pm

nez dans le guidon wrote:Aha thanks. Just need to figure out how to do it.


I'm a trendy consumer. Just look at my iPad using Tapatalk

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Re: Tapatalk Signature - the only spam that makes it through ( unfortunately )

Postby nez » 1 Feb 2018, 3:25am

Thanks Paulatic. We’ll discover if that has worked.

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Re: Tapatalk Signature - the only spam that makes it through ( unfortunately )

Postby horizon » 1 Feb 2018, 2:56pm

nez dans le guidon wrote:Thanks Paulatic. We’ll discover if that has worked.


Yes it's worked! Unfortunately it's stuck to me now .... :shock: And I don't use it!!



I'm a trendy consumer. Just look at my iPad using Tapatalk ooh la la :lol: :mrgreen: :wink:
I have two doctors, my left leg and my right leg. (G. M. Trevelyan)
PS I always wondered why the YHA HQ was called Trevelyan House. :)

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Re: Tapatalk Signature - the only spam that makes it through ( unfortunately )

Postby nez » 1 Feb 2018, 3:56pm

horizon wrote:
nez dans le guidon wrote:Thanks Paulatic. We’ll discover if that has worked.


Yes it's worked! Unfortunately it's stuck to me now .... :shock: And I don't use it!!



I'm a trendy consumer. Just look at my iPad using Tapatalk ooh la la :lol: :mrgreen: :wink:

Black spot!

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Re: Tapatalk Signature - the only spam that makes it through ( unfortunately )

Postby gaz » 1 Feb 2018, 4:40pm

horizon wrote:I'm a trendy consumer.

Well I never had you down as somebody who consumes trendies. I live and learn :wink: .
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Re: Tapatalk Signature - the only spam that makes it through ( unfortunately )

Postby Graham » 1 Feb 2018, 6:20pm

gaz wrote:Stumbled upon this, which if correct suggests Admin can access and throw the master switch.
Tapatalkoffswitch.png

It sounds promising, but the URL did not go anywhere for me.

I suspect that it is only visible within a Tapatalk subscription service.

Anthony has mentioned this before, but not the exact mechanism.
( We have no money to pay for it. )

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Re: Tapatalk Signature - the only spam that makes it through ( unfortunately )

Postby horizon » 2 Feb 2018, 12:45am

The point that I was trying to make (in a roundabout way) was that I wondered why Tapatalk users didn't simply edit the signature away from their post; I presume however that it comes back with the edit. Or indeed why the mods didn't replace it, not with text but with blanks/spaces (though the replacements are very amusing). But I also wondered whether the signature was a small price and worth paying for something that made forum access possible/easier on a smart phone. Given that it seems reasonable that members may wish to access the forum on the move or while on a trip (often for essential reasons), personally I don't find it that objectionable to have to see it (I don't use it myself) or if Tapatalk gain a small advantage from it - AIUI it's a free service at basic level. Of course, if users can and switch the signature off then all is OK.
I have two doctors, my left leg and my right leg. (G. M. Trevelyan)
PS I always wondered why the YHA HQ was called Trevelyan House. :)