How notifications work

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You can always check Basecamp to see if there are orange badges at the top. They indicate new things to read.

Orange badges

However, you may not want to check Basecamp all the time to look for something new. That's why Basecamp sends notifications to tell you something happened.

You can get notifications via:

  • Email
  • Pop ups in your browser
  • On your phone or tablet

You can choose what type of notifications to receive

  • Everything (messages, comments, to-do assignments, events, etc.)
  • Only Pings and @mentions

Work Can Wait

  • Get notifications at all hours
  • Only get notifications during work hours with Work Can Wait
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