Set up your notifications

For teachers and students. Guardians see About guardian email summaries. 

You can choose the email and mobile notifications you get from Classroom. You can also choose which classes you get notifications for. By default, all notifications for all classes are turned on.

About notifications

Teacher notifications

To know when... Turn on this notification:
Someone comments on your post Comments on your posts
Someone mentions you in a post or comment Comments that mention you
A student sends you a private comment Private comments on work
A students submits work after the due date Late submissions of student work
A student resubmits work Resubmissions of student work
A teacher invites you to teach a course as a co-teacher Invitations to co-teach classes
A scheduled post published or failed to post Scheduled post published or failed

Student notifications

To know when... Turn on this notification:
Someone comments on your post Comments on your posts
Someone mentions you in a post or comment Comments that mention you
A teacher sends you a private comment Private comments on work
A teacher creates a new assignment, question, or announcement Work and other posts from teachers
A teacher grades or returns work Returned work and grades from your teachers
A teacher invites you to a new class Invitations to join classes as a student
You have unsubmitted work that's due within 24 hours Due-date reminders for your work
Customize your notifications

You can choose which notifications you receive for all of your classes across devices. For example, you can turn off invitation notifications for all classes but keep assignment notifications on.

  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. Tap Device notifications and then turn any notification on or off.

    Granular notfications

  6. (Optional) To turn off all device notifications, at Device notifications, tap Turn off Turn off.
Customize your notifications by class

You can choose whether or not to receive notifications for a specific class across devices. For example, if you don’t want any email or mobile notifications for your Math class, you can turn them off, but you’ll still get notifications for your other classes.

Note: If you turn off notifications for a class, all notifications for that class are turned off.

  1. Tap Classroom Classroom.
  2. At the top, tap Menu Menu.

    Tap Menu

  3. Scroll down and tap Settings.

    Tap Settings

  4. Tap Class notifications.
  5. (Optional) To turn notifications on or off for a class, tap Turn on Turn on or Turn off Turn off at the class.
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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