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Canvas Notifications on a PC

A document about how to change the notifications in Canvas on a PC

This KB Article is about how to change your notifications in Canvas, so you only see what you want to see in your email. This will take you through the process step by step, and will help you filter out what you don’t want to see from Canvas.  

  1. 1. Log into Canvas using your NetID and Password. You can find the Canvas login for UW-Platteville by using the shortcut at the top of the home page or searching in the search bar.  

  2. Login - Canvas page on Platteville site

  3. 2. Go to your Dashboard:  

    Canvas Dashboard

    Click on Account: 

  4. Canvas Account Button

  5. 4.  
    Click on Notifications: 

    Notifications Button

    Once you are here you can choose how often you want notifications sent to your email: 

    Notifications page

  6. There are many different categories, and you can choose to be notified immediately, on a daily basis, and on a weekly basis. Keep in mind, that whatever you change for notifications changes them for all of your classes, not just one of them. Canvas also automatically saves all of your choices, so you don’t need to be worried about losing any of your preferences. 

  7. If you have any questions, please contact the Teaching and Technology Center at or 608.342.1798.

Keywords:canvas, notification, pc, online, web   Doc ID:88180
Owner:Sammy E.Group:UW Platteville
Created:2018-12-04 12:30 CDTUpdated:2019-01-22 11:33 CDT
Sites:UW Platteville
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