Why My SharePoint Alerts are not working in some of List/Library Views in Office 365, SharePoint 2010/2013/2016?

Hello SharePointers,

In case if you are wondering why alerts emails are not triggered on any changes in the SharePoint List /View, here is a little catch, the alerts will work only on the few column types.

Below are the column types that work on alerts on views with filters:

Single line
Multiple line

Examples of column types that do NOT work on alerts on views with filters

Calculated Field


Happy SharePointing 🙂

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