Set up Price Drop Alert Email in Magento 2

How to Set Up a Price Drop Alert Email in a Magento 2 store?

Today, we’re going to teach you guys how to set up price drop alert email in your Magento 2 store.

Price drop alert email basically allows customers to receive email alerts whenever there is a product available for a lower price.

And in order to receive these price drop alert emails, customers simply need to subscribe to a particular product.

But, before customers can enter their email address to subscribe to one of your products for price drop alert, you need to make sure that the price alert functionality is active on the product detail page of every single product.

And in this article, we will show you guys the step-by-step process to set up price drop alert emails in Magento 2.

Step-by-Step Process to Set Up Price Drop Alert Email in Magento 2

First of all, open the admin panel and navigate to Stores > Settings > Configuration.

After that, go to Catalog > Catalog from the left-side panel.

Next, click on the Product Alert section.

Now, in order to activate the product alert whenever there is a change in price, select “YES” in the Allow Alert When Product Price Changes field.

Then, select the template you’d like to use for the notification from the Price Alert Email Template dropdown list.

If you want to create a separate notification for when the products come back to inventory, choose “YES” in the Allow Alert Product When Come Back in Stock field.

After that, choose “YES” in the Set the Display Out of Stock Products in the Inventory Stock Options to allow signing up to get notified when a product is back in stock.

Next, you also need to select a template for when a product comes back in stock from the Stock Alert Email Template dropdown list.

Lastly, choose the sender of the alert email in the Alert Email Sender field.

Finally, click on the “Save Config” to finish the process.

Now that we’ve finally set up the price drop alert email, it’s time we also learn how to run these price drop alert emails.

For this, open the admin panel and navigate to Stores > Settings > Configuration.

Next, go to Catalog > Catalog from the left-side panel.

After that, click on the Product Alert Run Settings section and do the following:

  • First, select Frequency from the dropdown menu to set up the level of the frequency to send the product alert.
  • Next, choose a Start Time to send the product alert.
  • After that, write the email address of the customer in the Error Email Recipient field to connect in case of any error.
  • Then, choose the sender of the error email in the Error Email Sender field.
  • Next, choose a template for the error email in the Error Email Template field.
  • Lastly, click on the Save Config to finish the process.


And it’s done! This is how easy it is to set up a price drop alert email in Magento 2 store.

Now, if you’re not a technical person and would prefer to implement this functionality without any coding, we have good news for you.

You can implement this functionality by integrating Magento 2 Price Drop Alert Extension.

The extension comes with easy configuration process and tons of useful features that will allow you to enable the price drop alert functionality on all customers or specific customer groups.

In addition, there is also an additional option to let guest visitors subscribe to price drop alerts by simply entering their email address.

With that being said, we hope that you found this tutorial helpful. And if you have any questions, please ask them in the comments below.

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