Change your notifications settings

Notifications are gentle reminders about conversations or events in Twist, like when you’re added to a new team.

Types of notifications in Twist

You can configure which events in Twist trigger a notification (see the instructions further down in the article). Here are your options and what they mean:

  • All threads and messages: You’ll receive a notification for every thread that arrives in your Inbox and every message sent to you.
  • Threads only: You’ll receive notifications for threads that arrive in your Inbox, but you won’t get any for messages sent to you.
  • Messages only: You’ll receive notifications for messages sent to you, but you won’t get any for threads that arrive in your Inbox.
  • @Mentions and 1-on-1 messages only: You’ll only receive notifications for threads that you’re mentioned in and messages sent to you directly.
  • @Mentions only: You’ll only receive notifications for threads that you’re mentioned in.
  • 1-on-1 messages only: You’ll only receive notifications for messages sent to you directly.

Choose which notifications you want to receive for each team

  1. Click the bell in the top-right corner.
  2. Click Your notification settings...
  3. Use Select a team to pick which team you’d like to change notification settings for.
  4. Use the On Desktop, notify me about dropdown menu to pick which types of notifications you’d like to receive on your desktop.

  5. Use the On Mobile, notify me about dropdown menu to pick which types of notifications you’d like to receive on your mobile devices.
  6. When you’re not using Twist, you can ensure you don’t get pinged for every notification right after you close Twist. Click When I’m not active, notify me to pick a timeframe that suits you.
  7. Use the In email, notify me about dropdown menu to pick which types of notifications you’d like to receive by email.
  8. Click Save to save your changes.
  1. Tap the menu icon in the top-left corner.
  2. Tap the team you’d like to change your notification settings for.
  3. Tap the menu icon in the top-left corner again.
  4. Tap Notification settings.
  5. Tap On Mobile, notify me about to pick which types of notifications you’d like to receive on your mobile devices.
  6. When you’re not using Twist, you can ensure you don’t get pinged for every notification right after you close Twist. Tap When I’m not active, notify me to pick a timeframe that suits you.
  7. Use the In email, notify me about option to pick which types of notifications you’d like to receive by email.
  8. Tap the back arrow in the top-left corner to save your changes.
  1. Tap the More icon in the bottom-right corner.
  2. Tap on the team you’d like to change the notification settings for.
  3. Tap Notifications.
  4. Tap on the types of notifications you want to receive on your iOS device.
  5. Tap the back arrow in the top-left corner to save.