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How to Change Notification Settings on Google Drive on iOS Android & Windows

How to Change Notification Settings on Google Drive

If you are looking to change notification settings on Google Drive, read the following instructions. In this post, we share the steps covering all the major platforms, i.e., iOS, Android, and Windows 10 (WebUI).

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Following the trend on cloud storage, many people share plenty of files and docs in Google Drive. Keeping an eye on which files are edited by whom can become tedious. You may wish to alter the notification settings so that you can conveniently use the Drive and get better access.

It is possible to change these settings to stay notified when somebody shares a new folder or file with you. You can alter notification settings when you are mentioned in an action item or comment. Also, you can change the settings when somebody requests access to any of your files.

These changes can be made through a computer or your smartphone. It is important to note that if you change these settings in Google Sheets, Doc, or Slides apps, they will also modify Google Drive. Let us look at how to do that:

For Android:

Follow the below steps on your Android device:

  1. Open the Google Drive app.
  2. From the top left, click on Menu > Settings
  3. Now tap on ‘Notification settings.’
  4. Select the settings you want to change (refer to screenshot above).

For iPhone & iPad:

Follow the steps below:

  1. Open the Google Drive app.
  2. From the top left, click on Menu > Settings
  3. Tap on ‘Notification settings.’
  4. Turn the Notifications enabled on or off.
  5. Select those settings you wish to change.

Note: If you have turned off notifications from your device Settings, you need to turn them again on.

For computer (WebUI):

Follow the steps below:

  1. Open the below link: https://drive.google.com/
  2. From the top right, click on ‘Settings.’
  3. Now in the left panel, click on ‘Notifications.’
  4. Besides the settings you wish to change, you can check or uncheck the particular box.

Note: If you use Google Drive on multiple computers, you have to change the notification settings on each computer.

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