How To Disable Chrome Notifications

How To Disable Chrome Notifications

How To Disable Chrome Notifications

Recently Google  rolled out an update that added Google Now support to its Chrome browser on both Mac and Windows. That's great if you use Google services.  

Google Chrome notifications are not always the coolest thing to master. Some websites like Facebook will ask if a user wants to turn on notifications in Chrome, but it’s an easy window to miss or ignore if a user isn't sure what it is. But there are other times when user turn on notifications for a site like Facebook only to regret the result either because they're too much or we are already getting notifications in another way.

Desktop notifications are one of the greatest features of modern browsers. They show performances of email, football scores or even instant messages, allowing a user to take a quick glance at updates without leaving the work user are doing. But this can get a little awesome, mainly when it includes spam and advertisements. If too many sites have begun to send notifications, or if the user requires shutting out all the noise, a user should disable Google Chrome notifications. Doing so is pretty simple:

1. Open the Google Chrome Settings page. the user can either type chrome://settings in the address bar and hit Enter or click the hamburger icon at the top right > Settings.

2. Scroll to the bottom and click Show advanced settings.

3. click Content settings, Under Privacy

4. Scroll down to Notifications.

5. Select do not allow any site to show desktop notifications.

6. If we want to allow some websites to show notifications, we can click Ask when a site wants to show desktop notifications. Now sites will show notifications only if we permit them to.

7. Click Manage exceptions... to see the list of sites that we have granted permission for notifications. Click the X to the right of any of these URLs to stop the site from sending notifications.

To re-enable notification center and app/websites alerts user need to repeat the steps above in reverse order. First, set the bell icon to show, then use the settings menu inside to toggle on notifications you previously de-selected.

If the user doesn't want to see any notifications while browsing Chrome, the easiest thing to do is select the option Do not allow any site to show notifications. But if the user wants to be more selective, the user can turn individual website notifications off when user click on the Manage exceptions… button.

In the bottom box, a user can also block notifications from entire domains or specific IP addresses. To block entire domains, put [*.] before the web address and select block. For example, to block all Google domains from sending notifications, type [*.] into the area to cover all Google sites.

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