How to Configure Notification Settings for a Chat Space (Group Chat) In Google Chat

Quick and easy-to-follow guide for Google Chat users

You can update your chat spaces’ notifications settings at any time.

Make sure to visit the general settings if you’re looking for other notifications-related settings, such as hearing the notification sound.

How to enable or disable notifications for a Google Chat space step-by-step with images

Step 1

How To Configure Notification Settings For A Chat Space (Group Chat) In Google Chat - Step 1

In Google Chat https://chat.google.com, if you’re looking at the chat space full-screen, click its name on top. Then select Notifications.

If you have minimized the chat space, click the three dots icon on its top right and select Notifications.

Step 2

How To Configure Notification Settings For A Chat Space (Group Chat) In Google Chat - Step 2

Notify always – Get notifications and a notification dot on the left for all messages.

Notify less – Get notifications and a notification dot on the left when you get mentioned, there’s a message in a thread you follow, or someone uses “@all.”

For chat spaces with threads: To receive a notification when someone starts a new thread, check the box next to “Also notify for the first message of new threads.” 

Notifications off – no notifications, but you see the notification dot when mentioned.

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