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Adjust timing before "Are you still working?" message pops up

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Could you please change the length of time it takes to get logged out due to inactivity? I find it kicks me out too quickly and a constantly logging back in. Thanks!

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LesF
Participant

I like to stay logged into CC all day. I hate the 25 minute automatic timeout/logout feature. It's not like someone is going to use my personal computer to hack my list and send an email. My office is secure. Why must CC be more secure than my bank?!

Frankie_P
Moderator
Status changed to: Open Questions

Hi @LesF  thanks for sharing this feedback with us! What are some cases where you find yourself needing to be logged in for more than 25 minutes at a time? Are these times where you are still actively working in your account, or have it open idle in the background?

LesF
Participant

I use Cc throughout  the day - adding people to my lists, doing maintenance, setting up mailings. Therefore, every time I use it I need to re-login. It's annoying. 

Caitlin_M
Administrator
Status changed to: Voting Open
 
BrianB51
Participant

I agree.  The logging off is a real pain.  I am on for hours at a time and take 1/2 hour breaks for health reasons or handle interruptions, etc.  I don't want to have to log on 10 times a day!

 

What makes it worse is that I'm not really logged off.  It looks like I'm logged in (with the "are you still there question") and then I do some work and then it says it can't save it.  So that's another pain.   I would prefer to be really logged off if you need to do so, not put me into this twilight zone.  Very very frustrating.

 

At the very least, give me an hour to take a break.   This is not a security issue as most users don't need a parent telling them when to logoff and what level of security their environment requires.  This sounds like it's CC not wanting to have that many ports open - it's a financial thing but coming at the cost of user frustration.  If I were an exec at CC I would not make that tradeoff - bad business strategy.

 

Brian Boyle, PhD

Vanwilgen
Member

+1

I am the only one using my computer. It's on a secure network. I should be able to leave Constant Contact open all day if I choose to. As a part of my job I have to occasionally pause to answer the phone and it's so frustrating to have to log back in after each and every interruption. And it's especially frustrating when I lose work as a result of a timeout.

 

Why isn't this a custom setting? And why was the other thread regarding this issue locked and marked as solved when it's clearly not?

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