Manage Notifications for Comments/Edits in Docs, Sheets, Slides


Steps on how to adjust notification for comments and edits in drive 


Applies to Windows or Mac, Google Chrome, etc.


  1. On your computer, open a document, drawing, spreadsheet, or presentation.

  2. In the top right corner of your file, click Open comment history 

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3.  then click the bell which is Notification settings .

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4. You can adjust your notification settings to choose how you want to receive notifications. 

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  • All comments: You'll be notified about all new comments.
  • Comments for you: You'll be notified about @mentions and threads involving you.

  • None: Never receive emails about comments for that file.


6. Then click OK to confirm your settings. 

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7. You can also choose to be notified of when someone edits the document

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8. Added or removed content: You'll be notified whenever anyone adds or removes content in that file.

None: Never receive emails about edits for that file.

9. If you would like to be notified click added or removed content. If not click none

10. Click OK to confirm your settings on edits

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For more help, please contact ITS at or 718-862-7973.


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