Using teams can be quite overwhelming in the beginning.
Today we are going to show you a few ways to make sure you only see the information you need, and that you don't miss out on important notifications.
The first thing you may want to do is to make sure you can see all the channels of the classes you're in.
Sometimes in a team, channels are hidden as you can see below.
Sometimes your team has too many channels and there are channels you're not part of.
In that case you need to "hide" the channels
If you are getting too many notifications in your Activity or Feed section you can make adjustments to see just what you need to see in the following way.
Adjust Post Notifications
Posts are the information that is put into a channel such as an announcement or conversation.
Adjust "Channel Mentions"
This will impact how you receive notifications if your channel is mentioned in a conversation or announcement - the options and procedures are the same as above.
Banner and feed will send notifications to your device and to Activity at the top left of the Teams app.
Feed will skip sending notifications to your desktop and will only show up in your activity feed.
Want fewer notifications from a channel? You can turn them off from here as well.
Now that you're only receiving the notifications that are important to YOU, please make sure that you check those notifications a couple of times a day.
We would suggest the following times;
The goal is to have a clean activity feed and have taken action on all the items required of you each day.
Please read the messages carefully as some require action on your part. It is polite to use an emoji to confirm you've seen / acted on the notification.
You may be required to:
In any event, teachers will not post a notification unless it's important!