Basic Settings

3.4. Working with Notifications

You can configure the groupware to receive notifications about specific events.

You will be notified in the notification area for the following events:

If you have enabled desktop notifications and the groupware is in the background, you will be informed about the following events:

How to use the notification area:

  1. To open the notification area, click the Notifications icon in the menu bar.

  2. If there are reminders, you can use the following functions:

    • To show a reminder's details, click on the title.

    • To receive a reminder again, click the More options icon next to the reminder. Select a value in Remind me again.

    • To delete a reminder, click the Delete icon next to the reminder.

    If there are reminders, you can use the following functions:

    • To show a reminder's details, click on the title.

    • To display appointment invitation suggestions in the calendar, click on Open in calendar.

    • To accept or decline an invitation, click on the respective button.

    If there are overdue tasks, you can use the following functions:

    • To show a task's details, click on the title.

    • To mark overdue tasks as done, click on Done.

  3. To close the the notification area, click the Notifications icon in the menu bar.

How to enable desktop notifications:

  1. Click the Settings icon in the menu bar. Click on All settings.

    You can also click on Settings in the App Launcher.

    The Settings window opens.

  2. Click on Basic settings in the left pane.

  3. Enable Show desktop notifications.

    Depending on the browser settings, the Manage browser permissions now button is displayed. Click the button. You are asked by the browser whether the receipt of notifications should be allowed. Grant this permission.

    Note: Depending on the browser, you might have to allow the receipt of notifications in the browser settings for the setting above to take effect. Information can be found in the browser help pages.

User interface:

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Parent topic: Basic Settings