Setting Alerts- SharePoint 2013

Did you know you can setup alerts in SharePoint to be notified on changes that might happen in specific lists/libraries or individual items? This guide will show you how to setup alerts so you can keep a track of your lists/libraries or items.

  1. Go to the site for the list or library where you want to setup the alert.
  2. select the list or librarySite 1.png
  3. Click on the LIBRARY tab above
  4. Select Alert Me
  5. Select Set alert on this library Set Alert 3.png
  6. Go through and select your preferences
    1. Title
    2. Send Alerts To
    3. Delivery Method: E-Mail or Text Message (SMS)
    4. Change Type- Type of changes to the item that trigger alerts
    5. Send Alerts for These Changes-How the item is changed
    6. When to Send Alerts-FrequencyConfig 4.png
    7. Once you have chosen your preferences select OK to complete the alert
    8. You can also manage your alerts by clicking on Manage Alerts under AlertsManage Alerts.png
    9. Here you can manage your alerts or add new alerts
    10. Click on Add AlertAdd Alerts 5.png
    11. Here you can keep a track of lists or libraries and individual itemsMy Alerts New Alert 6.png

Now you know how to setup Alerts and Manage Alerts!

How to Sync Outlook and SharePoint Calendars

This guide is to help those seeking to integrate Outlook and SharePoint calendars, so you don’t have to continuously alternate between the two. You will need to have Outlook on your desktop as you cannot sync via online, OWA.

Lets sync the calendar.

  • Navigate to the calendar you want to sync to Outlook

Schedule 1.png

  • Click on the “Calendar” tab, above the top link navigation
  • Then click on Connect to Outlook, on the right

Calendar 2.png

  • You will notice a popup that asks for permission to connect, select yes

Connect to Outlook 3.png

  • Once your calendar is synced this is what you will see

Synced Calendar 4.png