PMs, mentions, and alerts

You can configure desktop, mobile, and email notifications for private messages, mentions, and alert words.

  1. From your desktop, click on the gear () in the upper right corner.

  2. Select Settings.

  3. On the left, click Notifications.

  4. Toggle the notification settings under Private messages, @-mentions, and alert words.

These settings will affect notifications for private messages, group private messages, mentions, and alert words.

You can also hide the content of private messages (and group private messages) from desktop notifications. Under Other notification settings, uncheck Include content of private messages in desktop notifications.

Wildcard mentions

By default, wildcard mentions (@**all**, @**everyone**) trigger email/push notifications as though they were personal @-mentions. You can toggle whether you receive notifications for wildcard mentions:

  1. From your desktop, click on the gear () in the upper right corner.

  2. Select Settings.

  3. On the left, click Notifications.

  4. Under Stream messages, toggle Notifications for @all/@everyone mentions.

Additionally, you can override this configuration for individual streams in your Stream settings.