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How do I update my email for notifications in Overdrive or Libby?



1. Click or tap on the shelf icon, then select Holds.

2. Select Edit Email beneath the title you want to update.

3. Enter and confirm your new email address, then select Submit.

Once you update any title's hold notification email, the new email address becomes the default for future holds.



Email notifications are primarily for users, since push notifications are available for the Libby mobile app.

To change your email address for Libby notifications:

Note: To enable email notifications in the mobile app, disable or disallow push notifications for Libby in your device settings, then follow these steps.

  1. At (or in Libby, after push notifications are disabled), go to the menu
  2. Select Settings, then Manage Notifications.
  3. Select Change this? at the bottom of the menu (next to the setting for email notices).
  4. Enter your email and select Next.