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How to manage notifications
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Learn how to manage desktop and sound notifications in Shift v8. You can use the site settings within each account to set your notification and other preferences. Note that you can't yet turn off badges for certain apps and emails added to your sidebar. Continue reading for how to manage notifications in Shift v8. 🔇


Check your OS permissions

Make sure Shift has the appropriate permissions on your computer to allow for desktop notifications:

How to manage notifications for emails and apps

  1. Click on the email or app in your sidebar you want to set your preferences for

  2. Click on the lock symbol at the top, just to the left of the search bar (Omnibox)

  3. Toggle your preference next to Notifications on the drop-down

  4. Click Site Settings at the bottom for more settings

Here's a walkthrough video explaining how to enable notifications for Gmail and Slack:



Looking to mute notifications entirely for a distraction-free environment? Check out our Mute Notifications Tool.

What's next?

Find more v8 resources, here.


Encounter a new issue or have a question you can’t find the answer to? Get in touch with our Support team, here.

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