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In Microsoft Teams, you can decide what notifications to receive, where to receive them, and how often to get them.

Choose your notification settings

  1. Select Settings and more (...) at the top right of Teams, then select Settings.

  2. Select Notifications.

  3. Change the settings to what you want.

  4. To modify your notification style, select Appearance and sound > Notification style:

    • Teams built-in: Receive your Teams notifications in-app.

    • Windows: View only your desktop notifications.

  5. Under Teams and channels, choose which desktop and activity notifications you'd like:

    • All activity: Adjust new messages, reactions, and all mentions.

    • Mentions & replies: Adjust personal mentions and replies to your messages.

    • Custom: Choose what you get notified for and how.

Modify your customized settings

  1. Under Custom, you can customize notifications for:

    • All teams and channels: Change notifications for all teams and channels that you have access to.

    • Shown and pinned channels: Change notifications for only a team or channel that shows up in your teams list or anything you've pinned.

  2. Under Settings > Chat > Edit, you can customize your personal @mentions, notifications, and other messaging features in Teams.

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