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    39 comments  ·  Microsoft Planner - Feedback Forum » Boards  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for everyone’s patience on this item. We’ve completed our first item in this space. We now set Task Activity Email Notifications (Assign and Complete) to Off By Default. Plan/Group owners can turn this setting on/off in the “Edit Plan” dialog.

    We still have additional work planned in this area such as providing more granular controls to which activities will trigger notifications and more control over cases where you’ve been assigned tasks.

    Thanks again for the feedback!

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    Is there an update from the Planner Team? they noted an update next week and its currently the end of next week.
    The current configuration appears to be that if the "Subscribe Members" is ON all members of the plan get all email updates. If it is OFF (as current default) than no one gets email updates, even if a task is assigned to a member. The only exception being that emails are sent when members are added to a plan. I'm not sure it has been this was from the start. I thought you would get an email if a task was assigned to you even if you were not subscribed to the plan.
    Looking forward to the update noted by the Planner Team.

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    514 comments  ·  Microsoft Planner - Feedback Forum » General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone,

    Thanks for your patience! Since our last update, we’ve released a few features to address the feedback around notifications.

    We’ve heard loud and clear that comment notification emails should go to only users who are relevant to a given task. Therefore, we’re excited to announce we’ve updated the integration between Planner and Groups so that users following the group associated to the Planner plan will no longer receive a group email in their personal inbox when comments are made for tasks they have never commented on before. Group emails notifications for all task comments in a plan are still sent to the group mailbox. We believe this behavior should ensure comment notification emails are scoped to a more relevant audience of those who have previously commented on the task instead of being sent to all members of the plan.

    Additionally, we’ve added more context to the comment notifications…

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