D2L - Edit Notification Settings

Last Updated: 05/27/2014
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Overview

Desire2Learn's Notification tool allows users to receive instant notifications about course events, such as dropbox submissions, grades, discussion messages, and news updates. The tool also allows for a user to subscribe to summaries of course activities, received through email and/or cell phone messages. The documentation below demonstrates the process of changing notification settings.

This tutorial is operating system independent.

Step 1

To access the notifications tool, do one of the following:

  • From the Minibar, click the Notifications link located in the user drop-down menu (as shown below).
  • Click the Notifications icon in the News widget.
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Step 2

If you wish to change the email address messages are sent to click Change your email settings.

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Step 3

Enter you new email address in the Use custom email text field, then click Save.

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Step 4

If you wish to receive updates via your mobile phone, click Register your mobile.

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Step 5

In the Register Your Mobile window:

  1. Select your Country.
  2. Select your Mobile Carrier..
  3. Enter your Mobile Number.
  4. Click Save.
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Step 6

A registration confirmation code will be sent to your mobile device. Enter this code in the Confirmation Code field, then click Confirm.

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Step 7

From the How Often? drop-down menu, select Never or Daily.

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Step 8

If you chose daily, select a time you wish to receive this update.

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Step 9

Choose how you wish to receive updates, as well as what activity you would like to be updated on.

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Step 10

If you wish to exclude courses from sending updates, click Manage my course exclusions.

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Step 11

Remove a course by clicking the X next to the course title. Close the window when finished.

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Step 12

When satisfied with your notification settings, click Save.

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