A push notification is a way for websites and apps to get your attention or remind you of a certain event. This can be a useful way to stay updated on recent developments, but it can also become quite distracting and overwhelming if there are too many apps sending notifications. Many companies use push notification marketing just to advertise new products or promotions, and this type of push notification marketing can also become distracting.
Turning off push notification marketing is very easy. Use the instructions Below to turn off and adjust notification settings in Windows 11.
How to Enable Push Notifications from Windows Settings
- Click on Start ⊞ and select Settings ⚙, or use Windows ⊞ + I to quickly open Settings.
- Click on System and click the Clipboard on the left side.
- Locate Privacy and security and select Site Settings.
- Under Permissions, click Notifications.
- To completely turn off messages in the browser but also in google apps like Gmail and Google Calendar, set the slider by Sites can ask to send notifications to No.
You can also select Use quieter messaging to mute all messages but still receive them.
- When a message on a website is blocked, you will see a bell 🕭 icon.
- From here, you can click on the icon to access settings for that site.
- To block specific websites, click Block. You can also allow specific sites by clicking Add.
How to Enable or Disable Chrome Push Notifications
- In a Chrome browser tab, type in chrome://settings/content and press Enter.
- Select Permissions.
- Select the arrow by Notifications and scroll down to Allowed to send notifications.
- Click the arrow 🞂 by the site or google service you want to disable.
- Select Permissions and then locate Notifications.
- Select Allow or Block to disable or enable push notifications according to your preferences.
How to Disable Push Notifications in the Chrome Browser
- Open the Chrome browser.
- In top left by the address bar, Click on the padlock to select Settings.
- In the drop-down menu, change Notifications from Allow to Block.
How to Turn Off Push Notifications in Microsoft Edge
- In the Edge browser, click the menu ⋯ in the top-right corner.
- Click Settings and select Cookies and site permissions.
- Select Notifications.
- To completely turn off push notifications in Edge, select turn off Ask before sending.
- To block or allow specific websites click Add next to either Block or Allow to add them to that list. You can also enter a specific URL.
- The default setting for Edge will still be to allow notifications that will not interrupt you while using the browser, which you can turn on or off by clicking the slider by Quiet notifications requests.
Quiet notification requests will turn the requests into a small bell 🕭 icon in the address bar. To turn Quiet notifications on by site:
- Click the bell 🕭 icon when it appears.
- Click Allow for this site.
- To turn notifications off, click Manage and enter the URL of the site you want to block quiet notifications for.
How to Adjust Push Notification in the Edge Browser
- Click the Lock 🔒icon in the address bar and select Permissions for this site.
- You can now set permissions to Ask, Allow, or Block.
How to Enable or Disable Push Notifications for FireFox
- Open a FireFox browser.
- Click the Menu ☰ in the top right corner and select Settings.
- Select Privacy and Security.
- To completely turn off notifications for the time being, click Pause notifications until Firefox restarts.
- To the right of notifications, click Settings.
- From the list of blocked websites, click the drop-down menu to the right to choose between Block and Allow or click Remove Website to remove it from the list.
- To turn off all requests, click Block new requests asking to allow notifications.