SharePoint Alerts Usage
Click “Add Alert” to create a new alert.
Information form with four tabs will be displayed: “General”, “Recipients”, “Message View” and “Options”.
Open “General” tab and select a SharePoint list to create alert for its changes.
Select action about which the alert will notify. Four actions are available in the current version:
All changes (combines all cases together);
New items are added;
Existing items are modified;
Items are deleted.
Fill out the required field “Title”. This is a title of new Alert Subscription.
Now point “Enable” or “Disable” status. You can disable subscriptions temporary. In this case alerts will not be created and sent.