How to Manage Notifications in Microsoft Teams

In Microsoft Teams, you will get notifications when any new activity arrives from chats, channels, @mentions, and Teams.  However, you might get overwhelmed by receiving too many notifications a day.  This tutorial shows you how to manage Teams notifications.

In Teams notification, there are three primary options as below:

  • Banner and email: a banner message and an email with the notification information.
    Note:  On Windows, banner message notification pop-up in the bottom right of your screen. On MacOS, they show in the top right.
  • Banner: only the banner message
  • Only show in feed: all notifications are only visible in the Activity feed in upper left corner of Teams
  1. Select your profile picture at the top right corner of Teams.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Notifications.
  4. In each type of activity on Teams, click the individual drop-down arrow and choose what option of the notification you want.Note:  To turn off audio notification, scroll down to the “Other” section, click on the drop-down arrow next to ‘Notification sounds’ and select Off.

To find for more information about managing notification in Teams, visit Microsoft support site.


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