Manage Yammer desktop notifications

Stay connected through desktop notifications for Yammer, which provide a pop-up notification on your desktop when someone @ mentions you in a conversation or you receive an announcement.

You can turn this setting on or off at any time from either yammer.com or the new installable Yammer Desktop app.

Note: Desktop notifications are available only in Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome browsers.

To enable desktop notifications from the YammerDesktop app

  1. Select the Settings icon in the upper right of your screen.

    Yammer settings

  2. Select Manage desktop notifications.

  3. Choose Manage desktop notifications. In the dialog box that appears, Send me desktop notifications will be selected.

    Screenshot showing the dialog box for enabling desktop notifications

  4. Ensure that you have allowed notifications for this site on your browser by navigating to the Settings and more … menu in the upper right corner, and then click on App info.

    Screenshot showing application information for the Yammer Desktop app

  5. Select the option to allow notifications.

    Screenshot showing browser settings for allowing desktop notifications

Enable desktop notifications from Yammer on the web (yammer.com)

  1. Select the Settings icon in the upper right of your screen.

    Yammer settings

  2. Select Manage desktop notifications.

  3. Choose Manage desktop notifications. In the dialog box that appears, Send me desktop notifications will be selected.

  4. Ensure that you have allowed notifications for this site on your browser by selecting the Lock icon in the browser bar. Then, select the option to allow notifications.

    Screenshot showing how to enable browser notification settings

  5. If you want to stop receiving notifications later, you can return to this setting, and turn off Manage desktop notifications.

See also

Install the new Yammer Desktop app

Enable or disable Yammer email and phone notifications

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