SharePoint 2010 Alerts Tutorial


Learn how to set up an Alert in SharePoint 2010


SharePoint 2010 alerts are a great way to be informed whenever content changes or is added to SharePoint. In our quick step-by-step video tutorial you will learn how easy it is to configure an email alert in SharePoint 2010.

  1. In Library Tools, Click Alert Me
  2. Click Set alerts in this library
  3. Type in an Alert Title, which will be the subject of the email alert
  4. Specify the user(s) that will receive this alert
  5. Specify for what types of changes should an alert be sent (such as all changes to documents or only changes by someone else to a document you created)
  6. Specify if an alert should be sent for all changes, or only based on specific criteria
  7. Select at what time an alert should be sent (i.e. immediately, a daily summary of changes, or a weekly summary of changes)
  8. Click OK to save the alert

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