How to Manage Notifications in Microsoft Teams

Notifications are an important part of any business chat app. They help employees stay on top of their communication and respond quickly for a message, tag, or a task. The default notifications in Microsoft Teams may not be sufficient enough. With that said, Microsoft provides a setting to configure notifications in Teams as per one’s liking. Follow these simple steps to manage notifications in Microsoft Teams.

  • Step 1: Log into Office 365 Account 

Enter your Office 365 login credentials and login to your Office 365 account.

  • Step 2: Open Microsoft Teams

Click on the Teams icon to open it. If you already have Teams installed on your computer, open the Teams app directly. 

  • Step 3: Click on Your Name

Find your name and image located on the top-right corner of the app and click on it. It now shows different configurations and customization options. Click on the Settings icon.

  • Step 4: Configure Notifications

Teams application provides three types of notification options. They are Banner and Email, Banner, and Off. You can have both banner (system pop-up) and email or banner alone as a notification. Or, you can turn them off altogether.

  • Step 5:  Turn off Notification for a Specific Conversation

If you would like to opt-out of notifications for a specific conversation, click on the ellipsis icon on the top right corner of the page, and click on the notification option.

  • Step 6: Select Your Notification Options

Click on the Only Show in Feed option and click on the Save button to save your changes.

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