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Set Up Notification as an Owner

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As a dropbox owner or collaborator, you can receive email notification when new files are submitted to your dropbox or new comments are posted to an assignment. You can also choose the frequency with which you receive notification.

Set up email notification:

  1. StepsActions
  2. Log into your Catalyst Account Page and click the title of a dropbox. You will enter the dropbox home page.
  3. Click “Notifications.” You will move to the notification page.How often would you like to receive these notifications? Choose to never receive notification, to receive notification when someone takes action in your dropbox, or to receive a daily summary of actions taken in your dropbox.

    Where would you like to receive notifications? Choose the email address associated with your Catalyst account profile, or choose to enter an alternative email address.

    When would you like to receive these notifications? Select when “New comments are posted” and/or when “New assignments are submitted.”

    Which groups would you like to be notified about? This last option is available when more than one group is attached to a dropbox. Select the groups about which you would like to receive notifications.

  4. When finished, click Save, or click Cancel to discard your changes and return to the dropbox home page.