Add the watchers

Hi friends,

In confluence I want to add one user in watcher. But he does not access the confluence atlease once. How can i add the member into the watcher manually.

Please share your thoughts,


Karthik A.

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The user must be a confluence user. We don't know how your confluence is set up to define user access, but at the very least, they must have "can use confluence"

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if the user already signed up on confluence then you can add him to watcher list else you need to create a user and then need to add to watcher list

Hi Ram,

Thanks for your upadates, I have an account for user. The user used only JIRA but the user doesnot access the confluence. When i am trying to add user in watcher of one page in confluence. It shows the user name does not exists. How can i add the user into watcher list of the page.


Karthik a.

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Whether It is possible to enable the user in confluence without using his credential.

Yes you can activate/enable the user without his/her credentials using confluence admin.



I suspect there's another question here - about watching a page without actually having an account.

That is not possible. A computer needs something to identify a person to send mail to, or log in, or record activity etc. Confluence takes the simple route and requires a user account to attach this information to.

The user can activate/enable their accounts. Admins can also do it. But you must have an account to work with.

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