Changing Team Chat settings on the desktop client

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You can change when you are notified of new chat messages. You can set do not disturb hours and choose not to receive notifications while you are in a meeting. You can also mute group chats or channels so that you don't receive any chat notifications for specific group chats or channels.

This article covers:

  • How to change chat notification settings for all chats
  • How to change chat notification settings for a channel or group chat

Prerequisites for adjusting desktop client settings

Changing chat notification settings for all chats

  1. Sign in to the Zoom desktop client.
  2. Click on Settings .
  3. Select the  Team Chat tab.
    You will see the chat notification settings.

Changing chat notification settings for a channel or group chat

  1. Sign in to the Zoom desktop client.
  2. Click the Team Chat tab  .
  3. Click the downward arrow  next to the channel or group chat name.
    Alternatively, you can select a channel or group chat, then click the information icon beside the name.
  4. Click Notifications.
    You can change the following settings for the channel or chat group:
  5. Show unread message badge: Display the number of unread message beside the channel or chat group name.
  6. Push Notifications: Choose if you want to receive push notifications for:
    • All messages: Receive push notifications for all messages for this group.
    • Only direct messages, mentions: Receive push notification only if you are tagged using a chat mention or the @all mention is used.
    • Nothing: Don't receive any push notifications.
  7. Mute Channel / Mute Chat: Remove all push notifications as well as the red icons next to the channel or group chat name, Team Chat tab, and Zoom app on your dock/taskbar.

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