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Edit Canvas Notification Preferences

Your email is automatically added to your Canvas profile. Canvas uses this email to notify you of different types of events that happen in your course. You can add other notification types and adjust notification preferences.

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Text Instructions

  1. In the Global Navigation menu on the left, click Account. In the Account menu, click Settings.
  2. In the Ways to Contact menu, click Add Email Address to add an additional email address.
  3. To add your cell phone number, click Add Contact Method.
  4. To adjust your notification preferences, click Notifications in the Account menu. 

  5. To select a notification frequency for each contact method and course activity, click Notify me right away [1], Send daily summary [2], Send weekly summary [3], or Do not send me anything [4].

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