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In this tutorial, Jonathan Silva demonstrates how to create SharePoint alerts to stay informed about document library changes, making it a valuable resource for SharePoint users.
The process involves the following steps:
Access the SharePoint Document Library: Navigate to the SharePoint site and locate the document library you want to set up alerts for.
Access Alerts: Click on the three dots (ellipses) in the top-right corner of the document library and select "Alert Me."
Customize Alert Settings:
Frequency of Alerts:
Save Alert: Click "OK" to save the alert settings.
Testing the Alert: Add a new document to the library to test the alert. You should receive an email notification immediately or as per your chosen frequency.
Managing Alert Frequency: Consider adjusting the alert frequency based on the site's activity. For heavily used sites, you might prefer weekly summaries to avoid excessive notifications.
Jonathan Silva concludes the tutorial, highlighting the importance of understanding your site's activity and adjusting alert settings accordingly. He encourages viewers to stay tuned for more SharePoint tutorials.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jonathon Silva is a Trainer for Pragmatic Works, specializing in the Power Platform. He graduated from James Madison University in 2011, has a master’s degree in Education, and comes with 9 years of teaching experience in high school economics and history. Jonathon has consistently been recognized as a top educator in the field of history and leader in curriculum development. His primary focus is helping our customers learn the ins and outs of Power Apps and Power BI.
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