How To Disable Browser Notifications

You visit a website. You see a pop-up. It reads, “would you like to receive notifications?” You click “Yes”. However, you now want to stop all the unnecessary alerts. What do you do? In this article, we teach you how to turn off notifications for Chrome, Firefox, and Opera.

How To Turn Off Notifications On Chrome

  • Firstly, to disable all notifications on Chrome, click on the three vertical dots in the top-right of the browser.
  • From the menu that appears, select Settings.
  • Then, scroll till you see “Advanced”.
  • Click to expand.
  • Then, under “Privacy and security” search for  “Content settings”.
  • Click to open “Content settings”.
  • Then, look for Notifications” and click it.

A list of websites that show notifications appears. Click the three vertical dots next to any website to stop it from sending notifications. The steps listed above require the latest version of Google Chrome.

How To Disable Notifications On Firefox

  • Firstly, start Firefox.
  • Then, click the hamburger icon in the top right of the screen to open the menu.
  • Search for Privacy and Security.
  • Click it.
  • In the Permissions section, you disable Firefox notifications until you restart the browser.

To do so, click on the Do not disturb me option. Alternatively, you may click choose to select which sites can never or can always send you notifications. Below are the steps for the Opera browser.

How To Mute Notifications On Opera

  • Firstly, open Opera.
  • Then, click the red O in the top left side of the browser interface.
  • Then, go to Settings.
  • Click the Websites tab.
  • Here, scroll to the Notifications section.
  • Click Notifications.

Modify the options to suit your needs. The first and the last option either allow all sites to show notifications or not to allow respectively.

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