Create or edit notification preference

Control what notifications you want to receive. Choose how you want to receive them.

Before you begin

Role required: Stakeholder, Responder, Manager, or Administrator

About this task

Note: Any user can create, edit, or view their own notification settings. Only an administrator can view notification settings of other users but cannot edit any settings.


  1. Log in to Lightstep Incident Response.
  2. Click the profile icon ( The Profile icon) and then select My profile.
    The Profile landing page from where you can easily create or update your profile information.
  3. Click the Notifications tab.
    The page displays all the types of notifications available and all the channels on which you can receive the notifications. Each notification category is displayed as a list with an expandable sub-category.
    Your preferred contact method for each notification type.
  4. For each notification category, select how you want to receive the notification, such as through email, phone, or Slack.
    Note: Email is the default notification channel. The Lightstep Incident Response or the Slack option appears only when you are logged in to your Lightstep Incident Response mobile app or Slack.

    These channels are synchronized with the contact methods that you have specified under the Info tab.

  5. For each notification category, click See all and enable or disable its notification sub-categories using the slider (The slider control.).
    Notification subcategories.
    Note: Purple indicates that the notification is enabled. By default, all the notifications are enabled.