I have created an Issues tracking list on a SharePoint collaboration site and when I assign a name under Assign To, the person doesn't receive any notification. While checking under the Advanced setting for the list, I don't have the 'email alert' option. Could someone help me with this please?

  • Have you tried Julie's answer? Does it help you?
    – Kally_MSFT
    Feb 28, 2022 at 6:24

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Do you mean you are missing this option in SharePoint server?

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If it is true, please go to CA > System settings> Configure Outgoing E-Mail Settings to check that they are set correctly:

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More information about configuring outgoing email for a SharePoint Server farm:


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    – Julie_MSFT
    Mar 1, 2022 at 9:28

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