Watching allows you to be notified when another user makes a change to a card, list, or board in Trello.
When watching a card, you’ll get notifications for…
Adding, changing, and upcoming due dates
Card moves and archives
When watching a list or board…
You’ll get the same notifications listed above, but for all cards in a list or board.
You’ll also get notifications for all newly created cards
And at any time, you’ll get notifications when…
You are mentioned in a comment.
You are added to a card, board, or Workspace.
One of your boards is closed.
When someone makes you an admin of a board or Workspace.
You are mentioned in a checklist item.
You are assigned to a checklist item.
A due date is added or changed on a checklist item you’re assigned to.
A due date is coming up or past due for checklist items you’re assigned to.
Watching a card
Click the "Watch" button when the card is open. If you are added as a member of a card, you will automatically be watching that card.
Watching a list
At the top of a list, click on the three dots to open the drop-down menu and choose "Watch." This will notify you of changes to all cards in that list.
Watching a board
From the board Menu, select "Watch." This will notify you of changes to all cards in that board.
Am I watching?
You can easily tell if you're watching a board, list, or card by looking for an "eye" icon.
For a board it will be to the left of the menu in the sidebar:
For a list it will be next to the list's name:
And for a card it will be below the card's title, or or on top of the description text box within the card’s back.
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