Change following and notification settings

Default following and notification settings

Your profile will have certain default settings for Auto-following content and receiving notifications when it is set up, but you can change those settings.

By default you will automatically start following content that:

  • you add to the intranet
  • you comment on
  • you are @mentioned in
  • you share (updates and Shout Outs)
  • you join (auto-follows the group page).

By default you will receive email notifications when certain activity occurs:

  • a comment occurs on content you follow
  • an update or Shout Out is posted to a group you belong to
  • you are @mentioned

Change following and notification settings

You can change your following and notification settings in your Profile Settings.
  1. Click on the Alerts menu in the Application Toolbar.
  2. In the Notifications tab, click on the gear icon in the bottom right.

  3. Find the Notifications Settings section.
  4. Under the Auto-follow heading, check or uncheck any of the seven boxes.
  5. Under the Email heading, check or uncheck any of the seven boxes.
  6. Click Save at the bottom of the page.


Hot intranet tip

Two other quick and easy ways to get to your following and notification settings:
  • Go to your profile page, open the Page Controls, and click Settings.
  • While viewing a notification email, click the notification settings link at the bottom of the email.