For notifications to work at their best, make sure you know how to add a Favourite or follow a channel in Office 365 Microsoft Teams
It is recommended that, to get the most out of Office 365 Microsoft Teams, you modify the notification settings. To do this:
In a web browser, sign in to https://www.southampton.ac.uk/365/
The email address you enter should be in the following format: email@example.com
Click on the top left corner and click the Teams icon:
Once the Teams interface loads in the top right corner, click on your photo/initials
Click on Settings, then Notifications:
For best visibility, it is recommended to change all notifications to "Banner and email" and set email frequency to "as soon as possible".
What's the difference between Banner and email?
Banner notifications are larger notifications which appear at the corner of your screen whenever you’re mentioned individually or as a team in any channel/group. You’ll also get a banner notification when someone messages you personally. As stated, you can always change what you receive this notification for. Note: The banner notification will also indicate if the alert you’ve received is from a message, reply, etc.
Microsoft Teams notifications can also be sent to your inbox alongside a banner notification to ensure that you’re alerted on all fronts. You can also configure Teams to send scheduled emails for your notifications, the frequency can be adjusted as follows.
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