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How do I subscribe to a discussion in Discussions Redesign as an instructor?

By default, you will automatically be subscribed to all discussions you create in your courses and receive notifications when replies are posted.

If TAs or students are allowed to create discussions in your course, you will not be automatically subscribed to those discussions. However, you can manually subscribe to discussions created by others in your course.

If you reply to a discussion, you will be automatically subscribed to that discussion and will receive discussion notifications unless manually unsubscribed.

Notes:

  • You must specify your Notification Preferences to receive updates for subscribed discussions.
  • You cannot subscribe to discussions posted within student groups.
  • If you import course content from another Canvas course, you must manually subscribe to imported discussions to receive notifications.
  • You cannot subscribe to individual threads within a discussion.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.

Subscribe on Discussions Index Page

Subscribe on Discussion Index Page

You can subscribe to an entire discussion from the Discussions index page. Locate the discussion you want to subscribe to and click the Subscribe icon.

Note: The Subscribe icon fills in when you are subscribed.

Unsubscribe on Discussions Index Page

Unsubscribe on Discussion Index Page

To unsubscribe from a discussion, locate the discussion you want to unsubscribe from and click the Unsubscribe icon.

Note: The Unsubscribe icon displays as an outline when you are unsubscribed.

Subscribe within Discussion

Subscribe within Discussion

You can also subscribe within a discussion. Click the name of the discussion you want to subscribe to.

Subscribe to Discussion

Subscribe to Discussion

Click the Subscribe icon.

Note: The Subscribe icon displays filled in when you are subscribed to the discussion topic.

Unsubscribe from Discussion

Unsubscribe from Discussion

To unsubscribe from a discussion, click the Unsubscribe icon.

Note: The Unsubscribe icon displays as an outline when you are unsubscribed from a discussion.