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How to Set Up Your D2L Profile, Notifications, and Account Settings

How to Set Up Your D2L Profile, Notifications, and Account Settings

  • Once you are in D2L, click your username in the minibar at the top right corner the page. From there you will see you can choose to look at your Profile, Notifications, or Account Settings.
    • D2L Edit Profile and Account


  • To change your Profile Picture, click on Change Picture.
    • D2L Edit Profile Picture
  • Then choose My Computer to find the photo file on your computer.
    • D2L Choose Profile Picture
  • Then you can drag and drop a file, or click Upload to choose your photo file.
    • D2L Upload Profile Picture
  • You can also fill in any of the fields on the page, if you'd like. Then click Save and Close.
    • D2L Edit Profile


  • From your username in the minibar>Notifications you can edit your Contact Method (email and phone number), choose how often to receive a Summary of Activity in each of your courses, choose what type of instant notifications you want to receive (and whether you want them emailed or texted), as well as  change some settings in customized notifications:
    • D2L Notifications Edit Contact
    • D2L Notifications Summary Email
    • D2L Instant Notifications
    • D2L Customize Notifications Exclude Course

Account Settings

  • From your username in the minibar>Account Settings you can adjust settings like Font, Dialog/pop-ups, Reading Content, Video Settings, and Time Zone, as well as personal Discussions settings:
    • D2L Account Settings 1
    • D2L Account Settings 2
    • D2L Account Settings Discussions
  • After you have edited your desired settings, click Save and Close.
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