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Manage Subscription Settings for Office 365 Groups

Office 365 Groups allow members to subscribe to a group so that members are notified by e-mail when group content such as conversations or new calendar items are added or modified. Subscription settings for groups can be set by members and group owners. Instructions for updating Office 365 group subscription settings are below. Please refer to Office 365 Groups for more information about Office 365 Groups.

Note: Office 365 Groups created after 12/13/2016 are created so that new members are automatically subscribed to the group. For Office 365 groups created prior to 12/13/2016, members will need to use the steps below to subscribe to groups that they are members of.

Group Members: Change Subscription Settings for Groups User is a Member of

  1. Login to the Office 365 Portal.
  2. Access the "People" or "Mail" tiles - either will present a list of groups on the left-hand side of the resulting screen.
  3. Click the group to modify subscription settings.
  4. On the group page, click the gear icon for the group (towards the upper right - pictured below).

    Office 365 Group Subscription Settings

  5. Click the option "Subscribe to this group by email" in the resulting menu or click "Unsubscribe..." if you've previously subscribed and would like to unsubscribe.

Group Owner: Change Auto-Subscription Settings for New Members

Note: Auto-subscription settings set by a group owner only apply to new members. Existing members must use the steps provided above to change subscription settings that they are a member of.

  1. Login to the Office 365 Portal.
  2. Access the "People" or "Mail" tiles - either will present a list of groups on the left-hand side of the resulting screen.
  3. Click the group to modify subscription settings.
  4. On the group page, click the gear icon for the group (towards the upper right - pictured below).

    Office 365 Group Owner Subscription Settings

  5. Select the option "Edit group".
  6. Check the checkbox labeled "Send copies of all group messages and events to members' inboxes..."
  7. Click "Save".