How To Enable Private Message in Google Plus 5

At first I was confused, why isn’t this enabled? So I dug a bit deeper, and found out how to enable Google Plus.

Hit up http://plus.google.com and log in

Then select your Account settings page :

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Now select “edit profile”

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Now you should be in the area where you can change your biography information, you can also select the drop down for private messages/emails.

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You can select many options to enable messaging. Got to love how customized with your security google let’s you be.

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Now just save your options, and you’re good to go. This is what users/gplus people will see if they’re allowed, and you/they have messaging enabled :

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If you’re not allowed, or the user does not have it enabled, you won’t see anything.

enjoy 🙂

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5 thoughts on “How To Enable Private Message in Google Plus

  1. Reply George J Jul 19,2011 4:28 pm

    Thanks a lot. I wish this was on by default.

  2. Reply Dustin W. Stout Oct 26,2011 5:33 pm

    Also, you can address ONLY the person you want to send a message to in a post. This is the equivalent to a “Private Message”… there is a tutorial that explains further here: http://dustn.ws/pGyZ2z

  3. Reply annie Oct 26,2011 5:36 pm

    Thank you wonderful Anthony!!! This is extremely helpful. I will fix it immediately 🙂 hugggs annie!

  4. Reply Vivi The Mage Oct 26,2011 5:40 pm

    Yup, which is the ‘same thing’ too.

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