Managing your notifications from your Account Settings

You can manage all your notifications directly from your GCcollab Account Settings page.


  1.  Locate and click on your profile icon on top right corner of the page.
  2.  Click on Account Settings.

    Account settings button


  3. Click on Notifications tab.

Notification tab under account settings



Personal Notifications

Personal notifications allow you to subscribe to comments, likes and activities on your own content (content you created/posted) or when someone @mentions you.

personal notifications

To subscribe to your personal notifications: 

  1. From the "Notifications Settings" page, scroll down to the “Personal Notifications” section.
  2. Check the box next to Email to receive notification by emails and/or Site to receive messages in your GCcollab notifications inbox.

  3. Click Save to update your notification preferences.


Colleague Notifications

The colleague notifications allow you to subscribe to your colleagues. By subscribing to your colleagues, you will be notified when they create new content and when they share that content.


Note: You will not receive notifications when your colleagues create new content within a group, unless you are also subscribed to that group.


colleague notifications

To subscribe to colleague notifications: 

  1. From the "Notifications Settings" page, scroll down to the “Colleagues Notifications” section.
  2. Click on Subscribe to your colleagues to display the a list of your colleagues.
  3. Check the box next to the colleague(s) you want to subscribe to. 
  4. Click Save to update your notification preferences. 


Group Notifications

Group notifications allow you to subscribe to your groups, whether you are a member or owner of the group. By subscribing to a group, you will be notified when new content is added to that group, such as a new blog post, a new discussion topic, a new Doc, etc.


You will not receive notifications for each subsequent comments/replies made on that content unless you:

  • manually subscribe to the content using the bell icon;
  • you post a comment about that content;
  • post a reply to that content; or
  • share that content.

group notifications

 To subscribe to group notifications (new content only): 

  1. From the "Notifications Settings" page, scroll down to the “Groups Notifications” section.
  2. Check the box next to Email to receive email notification and/or Site to receive messages in your GCcollab notifications inbox. This will enable notifications for all new content posted within the group.

  3. Click Save to update your notification preferences.

Listed under each group, you will find the group content you are subscribed to. You will also receive notifications when comments/replies are posted on that content. You are subscribed to this content either automatically or because you have manually subscribed using the bell icon.


Note: there is an option to subscribe or unsubscribe to all group notifications at once. 


Other Content Subscriptions

Other content subscriptions include all other content you have subscribed to outside of groups. These content subscriptions are enabled either because you have manually subscribed using the bell icon, or because of auto-subscriptions.

To manage your other content subscriptions:  

  1. On the bottom of the “Notifications Settings” page, you will see “Other Content Subscriptions”.
  2. Click on the Unsubscribe button to stop receiving notifications for this content.

other content subscriptions