Managing Microsoft Teams Notifications

Updated Jul 06, 2020

There are several ways to manage notifications in Microsoft Teams. This article explains how one can manage notifications both on the desktop app as well as on a mobile device.  


Desktop

1. Click the profile icon at the top right corner of the window. 

profile

2. Select Settings from the menu.  

settings

3. Select Notifications on the left. From here, you can manage all notifications within Teams. 

notifications

iPhone

To filter the kinds of notifications you see on your feed, tap the Filter icon located in the top right-hand corner of the Feed menu.

Filter

Follow the steps below to manage notifications: 

1. In the top left corner, tap the Menu icon. 

Menu

2. Tap Notifications.  

Notifications

3. From there, you can select when you would like to receive notifications. Select between When I’m not active on desktop or Always.

Notifications

4. Scroll down to manage notifications and alerts by toggling or selecting available options. 

You can also manage notifications in your phone's Settings app.


Android

To filter the kinds of notifications you see on your feed, tap the Activity icon located in the bottom left-hand corner.

Follow the steps below to manage notifications: 

1. In the top left corner, tap the Menu icon. 

feed

2. Tap Notifications.

notifications

3. From there, you can select when you would like to receive notifications. Select between When I’m not active on desktop or Always.

notifications

4.  To manage more specific notifications and alerts, tap Configure notifications.

You can also manage notifications in your phone's Settings app.


For more tips, tricks, and other information visit The six things to know about notifications on the Microsoft official website.  

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