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Student: How do I set my Canvas notifications to receive an email for new Discussion posts?

You will learn how to set your Notifications in Canvas to notify you when someone makes a new Discussion post in your course.

Note: After setting Notifications, you need to mark each Discussion separately that you want to subscribe to.

1. Click on Account.

Account icon is selected

2. Click on Notifications.

Notifications link selected

3. Click on the Notifications icon for Discussion.

Notifications icon for Discussions is selected

4. Select how promptly you would like to be notified.

Notify immediately is selected

Article Summary

You have now learned how to see your Canvas-wide notifications so that Canvas will send you email updates for Discussions within your course.

Note: After setting Notifications, you need to mark each Discussion separately that you want to subscribe to.