Are you annoyed by too many notifications? Looking for a better way to configure and control what notifications you want to see?
Before looking at how to configure them, let’s see what are google+ notifications?
Notifications are events that happen within Google+. When some one added you to their circles, mentioned you in a post, shared a post with you, +1’d your post or tagged you in a picture all these are considered events and you get a notification in your Google+ bar, email, SMS and in your Google+ notifications page. But if you are a busy users on Google+, then notifications will be way out of control and annoying.
Don’t worry, Google+ notifications got it covered. This new feature added to Google+ settings allows you to have better control of notifications.
Here are the steps of how to configure notifications
- Goto your google+ profile
- Click on the gear icon and choose google+ settings
- Look for the section, Who can interact with you and your posts (this is the first one as of now)
- Set the value for Who can send you notifications?
- Choose circle, extended circle, yourself or configure custom with individually adding circles or people
- Choose circle, extended circle or anyone for who can start a Messenger (previously known as Google+ Huddle) conversation
Circles or Individuals allowed in ‘Who can send you notifications‘ will be able to send notifications for the following events
- A post is shared specifically with you or the user who shared choose to notify recipients
- You’re mentioned in a post or comment
- Someone invites you to a social game or shares something with you in a game
- You’re being invited to a google+ hangout