Changing your notification settings in Canvas

This video tutorial will show you how to customize your Canvas notification settings for all of your courses or individual course sites. 

You can personalize your notification preferences to determine which course activities you want to receive notifications for, how often you wish to be notified and which method you prefer (e.g., email or text message).

From your Account menu, select the Notifications link to access and edit your preferences (See Figure 1). 

Account menu in Canvas. Profile photo is displayed at top. Options include Logout, Profile, Settings, Notifications, Files, and ePortfolios.
Figure 1: Account menu in Canvas

Default Notification Settings Notification Settings in Canvas, showing options to notify right away, send daily summary, send weekly summary, or no notification

Figure 2: Default notifications for a user in Canvas

Go to to learn more about Canvas notification preferences.


Modified on: Thu, Jul 13, 2023 at 11:54 AM

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