How to manage notifications
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When you follow a channel, notifications are muted by default. To get alerts about new updates, you can choose to turn on notifications for a channel. When turned on, notifications will work the same as they do for your WhatsApp personal messages. Learn more about how to customize things like notification sounds, vibrations and more.
How to turn notifications on and off
To manage notifications you can:
- Open the channel, and click the Notification bell.
- means notifications are turned off. Click to turn them on.
- means notifications are turned on. Click to turn them off.
- Go to the channel info page, and adjust your preference to turn on or off your notifications.