Alerts: Creating, Changing & Deleting

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You must create individual Alerts for each SharePoint site and for each list or library resource within each site.

If you want Alerts for sub-committee sites, navigate to each sub-committee section before choosing "My Settings." Remember, you can tell where you are by referring to the breadcrumb navigation area.

Creating Alerts

  1. At the top of the site, click Welcome User name, and then click My Settings.

    My Settings

  2. Click My Alerts on the User Information page.

    My Alerts

  3. Click Add Alert.
  4. Choose the list or document library you wish to create the Alert.
  5. Click Next.
  6. On the New Alert page, fill in/select information you desire for the following categories.
    • Alert Title
    • Send Alerts To - You can enter user names or e-mail addresses. Separate them with semicolons.
    • Change Type - Specify the type of changes that you want to be alerted to.
    • Send Alerts for These Changes - Specify whether to filter alerts based on specific criteria. You may also restrict your alerts to only include items that show in a particular view.
    • When to Send Alerts - Specify how frequently you want to be alerted.
  7. Click OK.

You should receive an email, notifying you that the Alert was created successfully.

Changing Alerts

  1. At the top of the site, click Welcome User name, and then click My Settings.
  2. Click My Alerts.
  3. Click the name of the alert that you want to change.
  4. On the Edit Alert page, change the settings that you want to change.
  5. Click OK.

Deleting Alerts

  • At the top of the site, click Welcome User name, and then click My Settings.
  • Click My Alerts.
  • Click the check box next to the name of the alert that you want to delete.
  • Click the Delete Selected Alerts button.
  • Click OK, to confirm you want to delete the Alert.