Canvas Resource CenterBEGIN HEREMaking the Most of Canvas Course set upHow do I set notifications so that I get an email every time I post an Announcement in my course?

How do I set notifications so that I get an email every time I post an Announcement in my course?

You will learn how to set your Canvas notifications, so that you will receive an email (the same as your students do) whenever you post an Announcement to your course.

1. Click on your Account profile in Canvas.

Account profile selected.

2. Click on Notifications.

Notifications link selected

3. Note the message at the top.

If you make a course-level change to the notifications, it will supersede your overall notifications.

Account-level message

4. Click on the icon for the Announcement Created By You.

Announcement Created By You selected

5. Select frequency of how often you want to receive an email.

If the purpose of being notified is so that you are certain that your students receive an email when you post an announcement, then select Notify immediately.

Notify immediately is selected

Article Summary

You have now learned how to set your notifications so that you will receive an email every time you post an announcement for your students.