I created this account when I asked a question. Now the header at the top says "Stack Exchange" and there is a red rectangle with the number 9; hovering over it says I have 9 unread messages in my Inbox.

So how the hell do I get to the inbox?

  • I suppose it depends on which OS you are using and which browser. I'd start with specifying the details and then perhaps open a private browsing window / try a second browser to see if it's local data cache or related to your account and the server side.
    – bmike Mod
    Mar 23, 2015 at 21:02
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    It works like the Apple menubar: Just click on it and it will unfold...
    – klanomath
    Mar 23, 2015 at 21:06

2 Answers 2


                             Click the button

  • With animation and correct number (9) wow...
    – Ruskes
    Mar 29, 2015 at 17:04

Click on the number "9" in the bar at the top. It will expand to show you a list of the messages in your inbox.

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