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Set up notifications

This page is for teachers. Students go here.

You can receive an email and mobile notification from Classroom whenever:

  • A student submits work a second time, after you've returned it to the student.
  • A student sends you a private note.
  • A student submits work after the due date.
  • A teacher invites you to teach a course as an additional teacher.
  • Someone comments on your post.
  • Someone mentions you in a post or comment.
  • A scheduled post published or failed to post.

Notifications are on by default and you can specify which notifications you want to receive.

Customize your notifications
  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. At the top, tap Menu Menu.

    Tap Menu

  3. Scroll down and tap Settings.

    Tap Settings

  4. (Optional) To turn off email notifications, at Send email notifications, tap Turn off Turn off.
  5. (Optional) To have your device vibrate when you receive a notification, tap Vibration.
  6. (Optional) To have your device make a sound when you receive a notification, tap Sound.
  7. Tap any notification to turn it on or off.

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  8. (Optional) To turn off device notifications, at Device notifications, tap Turn off Turn off.
View your notifications

If you have any unread notifications, you’ll see a red circle on the app Menu Menu.

  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. Tap Menu Menu and then Notifications.

    Tap Notifications

  3. (Optional) To see only unread notifications, tap All and then Unread.
  4. (Optional) To see all notifications, tap Unread and then All.
  5. Swipe the notification across the screen to delete it.
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