You can now choose between styles of Teams desktop notifications: either the default Teams purple notifications, or your device's notification style.

If you want notifications to adhere to your device’s do not disturb and other settings, choose either Windows or Mac, depending on your device.

For Windows 10:

Upon switching, your Teams notifications will be delivered through the Windows notification center and move to the action center if you miss the notifications. To make sure your computer allows Teams to send you desktop notifications, follow the directions at Change notification and action settings in Windows 10.

  1. At the top right of Teams, select Settings and more Teams more icon and then select  Settings button  Settings >Activity buttonNotifications to open notification settings.

  2. Under Appearance and sound > Notification style, choose Windows from the dropdown options.alternate text

  3. To switch back to the default notification banners, follow the previous steps, and then choose Teams built-in.

For macOS 10.15 and above:

Upon switching, your Teams notifications will be delivered through the Mac notification center and stay there if you miss the notifications.

  1. At the top right of Teams, select Settings and more Teams more icon and then select  Settings button  Settings >Activity buttonNotifications to open notification settings.

  2. Under Appearance and sound > Notification style, choose Mac from the dropdown options.alternate text

  3. A notification will appear that prompts you to allow Teams notifications. Click this notification or go to the Apple menu at the top left of your Mac device, and select System Preferences > Notifications... Choose Microsoft Teams from the list of applications at the left of the Notifications window, and turn on Allow Notifications. 
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  4. To switch back to the default notification banners, follow the previous steps, and then choose Teams built-in

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