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404 "This Method cannot be called this way" when getting user's inbox

I don't believe that that route accepts POST requests (as it's non-actionable), so you should have better luck sending a GET request instead. Routes that require auth tokens necessitate HTTPS, but ...
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Marking inbox items as read in api v2.2

This is not possible in api-2.2, but it might be made available in 2.3. Semi-source: I had an email exchange with someone from the android app team, who then talked to the api team. It's not on 2.2 ...
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SENotifier, a Stack Exchange inbox notifier for Mac OS X

Er… I’m sorry, but I don’t speak robot. I know enough about computers to get by, more than most civilians, but I was wondering if you could dumb the answer to my problem a lot for me please? The ...
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Why is "body" missing from certain inbox items?

The documentation was updated sometime in the last 2 years and the API docs (version 2.2) now state that the property may be absent:
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`body` of `inbox_item` returning only excerpt, not full body

An inbox message body is not the same as a post body. Inbox messages are truncated by design. Here's a snippet of my inbox: Notice how the "body" is truncated at 100 characters? (Counting the ....
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Why do you need to specify a site when getting the inbox?

You should use /inbox instead, which is a network route instead of a site-specific one. As mentioned in the documentation, the site-specific route is mostly just provided for convenience of consumers ...
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Difference between `/inbox/unread` & `/me/inbox/unread`

There is no difference and... The inbox has always been "The global inbox". Certainly for as long as the API has existed. So any inbox route will be Stack Exchange wide, even if it accepts a site ...
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Get access token for matrix bridge

Yes, you do. The only way to get access token is via authentication, and you need a registered application for that. What you don't need is a public post here to announce your application; that is ...
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Can I get the question id in the inbox route?

You can – sometimes. The default filter contains a question_id field, and according to the examples for the inbox_item type (you have to scroll down a bit) it is filled in some situations. I just ...
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Are the inbox routes (`inbox_item`) missing some item types?

1) Answer is already in the inbox_item object. Note the entry for item_type in the doc page: one of comment, chat_message, new_answer, careers_message, careers_invitations, meta_question, ...
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Real-time desktop notifications for Stack Exchange inbox ( Chrome / Firefox )

bug The Follow Questions and Answers feature is now live across the Network. This allows users to get notifications about any activity on a question when they follow it. However, this extension ...
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Real-time desktop notifications for Stack Exchange inbox ( Chrome / Firefox )

I'm probably talking to myself here since it appears nobody except me has been on this page in years, but I figured I should mention that (contrary to my previous comment) the add-in still works just ...
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SENotifier, a Stack Exchange inbox notifier for Mac OS X

feature-request I'd like to request that the app detects when night mode is enabled under general system preferences and switches the icon to a white color. This is what the icon currently looks ...
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SENotifier, a Stack Exchange inbox notifier for Mac OS X

Version 1.3 Update I have updated all the icons to make it look much better. You can check out the source code and download the DMG here: https://github.com/josephyoon/senotifier
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SENotifier, a Stack Exchange inbox notifier for Mac OS X

I have forked your source code, and enabled Retina display support. I have also recreated all the icons. Check it out on GitHub.
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