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:
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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.
Let's just get Brexit done so that we can get on with the important job of re-joining the EU!