I am new to Canvas. Do I have to activate my account to get messages?
Hi Randolph; welcome to Canvas and the Canvas Community. As long as you've logged in once your account should be active and there are a default set of notifications that can and will get triggered as you use the system. If you's like to know more about how you can customize your notifications here is a nifty guide How do I set my Canvas notification preferences as an instructor? You didn't mention if you were an instructor or student, but in this case the instructions are the same.
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