Set notification preferences Set notification preferences to receive updates via email on the content you are following. About this task Communities separates the notion of subscriptions from notifications. It is possible to subscribe to an item and disable notifications. Procedure From the Communities homepage, click Community > Notification Settings. Click Notification Preferences. Choose your category, such as Forums, Topics, Blogs, or Videos to manage your notifications in those areas. In the Email column, toggle any item that should or should not send updates.