Chrome is one of the most popular web browser over decades. It brought website notification feature that notify you about a new post from your favorite website. But for some users, Chrome notifications are unnecessary and sometimes are just annoying. Some users often accidentally allow many websites to show notifications. Here’s how to disable Chrome notifications.
Chrome has some methods to manage your website notifications. You can manage or disable Chrome notifications for some websites only, or you can disable all website notifications altogether. You can manage notifications in Chrome both in PC and mobile — specifically in Android and Windows 10 (and Mac).
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How to Disable Chrome Notifications in Windows 10
Chrome in Windows 10 has many advanced features you can customize. Including Chrome notification in Windows 10. Chrome provide notification page that is tied in the Settings.
Here’s how to disable website notification in Chrome:
Click the kebab menu at the right side of your profile picture on Chrome. Click Settings.
Chrome provide the users a search bar so you can search for any option you want to manage, including website notifications. Type site setting in the search bar, click Site Settings at the search result.
This is where you can manage all the website settings. Scroll down a little bit, click Notifications.
This is where you can manage website notifications in Chrome. By default, Chrome will enable website notifications so you will see “Sites can ask to send notifications” message while the toggle set to blue. This means any websites can send you notifications if they’re allowed by you to do so.
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To disable all website notifications that hasn’t been allowed to show notifications, click the toggle until it turns into gray. This mean any websites you visit in the future won’t ask permission to show notifications. However, this doesn’t apply to all websites you’ve been allowed to show notifications.
You can, however, manually block a website to stop showing notifications. You’ve to do this manually for each websites. To do this, just click Add at Block section.
Enter the website domain name you want to block notifications for. Click Add.
If you want to disable website notifications that have been accidentally allowed to show notifications, just go to Allow section. Click at the kebab menu button of the website you want to block notifications for.
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Here’s how to disable Chrome notifications for that website: click Block so the website won’t show any notification in the future.
If you want to make exceptions and want to enable notification for some website only, you can do it manually by clicking Add at Allow section.
Then, enter the website domain name you want to enable notifications for. Click Add.
How to Turn Off Google Chrome Notifications by Visiting the Website (Windows 10)
Chrome also has quick way you can use to enable or disable website notifications by directly visiting the website itself. This is faster than just going to Settings every time you want to block notifications.
To do this, just visit any website you want to turn off Chrome notifications for. Click at the padlock button in the address bar. Click a combo box menu at the right side of “Notifications” site setting.
Now, you can manage website notification directly from here. Click Block to disable the website’s notification and prevent them from showing more notifications in the future.
How to Disable Chrome Notifications in Android
Android has Google Chrome as its default browser. You can also amazingly manage your website notifications on Chrome in Android. However, Chrome in Android has still some limitation on how you can manage your notifications. Including disable Chrome notifications.
To enable or disable Chrome notifications, just tap the kebab menu button and tap Settings.
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Now, scroll a little bit and tap Site settings. Here, you can manage all your site settings, including website notifications. To manage or turn off website notifications, click Notifications.
Chrome in Android unfortunately doesn’t offer you the “Add” button at add website manually to Blocked list or Allowed list. But, that doesn’t mean you can allow or block website notification on Chrome. To prevent all websites from asking permission to show notifications, just set the toggle to gray until it says “Blocked”.
If you accidentally allowed some websites showing notifications, you can block notifications for those websites by going to Allowed section. Tap the website you want to block. You’ll see its site settings, including Notifications. Tap Notifications, and then set the toggle to gray.
Chrome has some sorts of features that allow you to manage your site settings, including notifications. You can enable or disable website notifications in Chrome and manage the exceptions. Website notifications are sometimes annoying and you have to disable some of the unnecessary notifications in Chrome. That is one of the way you can make your browsing experience better and thus improve your productivity.
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