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  • How do I change the Activity Stream refresh rate?

    By default, the Activity Stream checks for new content and refreshes every minute. If a user remains on the same page and has been inactive for 5 or more minutes, vBulletin automatically stops checking for new content. You can change how often the Activity Stream checks for new content by logging in to the AdminCP.

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    Once there, click on the ‘Settings’ header, followed by the ‘Options’ link.

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    Find the ‘Activity Stream’ option in the vBulletin Options menu and click ‘Edit Settings’ button. This opens another form. From here, find the 'Stream Real Time Refresh Rate' heading and its associated text field. Enter the number (in minutes) that you want the stream to refresh in to the field.

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    When you're done, click on the 'Save' button.

    Note: If you enter a number greater than 5, the refresh will be suspended after the first refresh if the page is left unattended.
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