Set notification preferences

Set notification preferences to receive updates via email on the content that you are following.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_communities.community_user

About this task

The Communities application separates the notion of subscriptions from notifications. It is possible to subscribe to an item and disable notifications. You can also turn off all notifications.


  1. On the Community homepage, click Community > Notification Settings.
  2. Click Notification Preferences.
  3. To manage your notifications in those areas, choose your category, such as Forums, Topics, Blogs, or Videos.
    Choose the Network category and then choose View Network to view the community users, who are following you, or the community users that you are following.
  4. In the Email column, toggle any item that should or should not send updates.
  5. (Optional) To turn all notifications on or off, toggle Receive Notifications.