Notifications popping up any time you are using your PC can be a nagging experience— they hurt your concentration adversely. However, there are ways and tricks you can disable computer notifications on windows 10. This article covers that and more.
There are different ways to disable notifications on Windows 10. Here is a quick one:
This article gives you all the best ways to disable notifications on Windows 10. Read on to understand how to remove website notifications on your computer, banner notifications, lock screen notifications, and much more.
Pop-up notifications are important sometimes because they notify you about important news and alert you when messages or emails appear. But it can be distracting and annoying, especially when you are working or watching a movie on movie sites and YouTube.
Windows has made it possible for you to silence and hide those notifications that you find less useful.
Here is how to disable those notifications:
You can use Focus Assist to temporarily mute your notifications if you do not want to hide them.
Below is how you can temporarily turn off the notifications;
You can also customize the Focus Assist by extending its Automatic Rules in the Windows settings. By doing so, you will be able to change time and priorities when you want to activate your notifications at specific times.
To go to the rules,
To turn sound notification off:
Too much notification on your Action Centre can't make you miss an important message or email. Most especially those notifications that keep popping daily bearing the same information.
To dismiss the specific notifications,
What Notifications should you not turn off?
You can disable all the notifications on your computer, but you mustn't turn off the following.
Updating your operating system updates is very important. Updates usually randomly occur without your knowledge, especially if an issue is detected.'
You should know about any virus or activity on your computer to prevent damages.
Besides the sounds in notifications, other banners keep popping at the bottom right of your computer, which can be so annoying, especially when you are presenting something on a projected wall.
To switch those notifications off:
How do You Disable Notifications From Appearing in the Action Centre
What does the Action Center Do?
Action center is found in Windows 10, and it shows notifications from applications you installed on your computer. For example, when you use VCL to play music or a video, a notification will show at the bottom of your screen showing what type of file is playing.
When there is an email from your mail application, it will pop up at the bottom right of your computer.
With all the pop-ups and sound on your action center, it can sometimes be annoying and noisy, especially when presenting something using a more prominent speaker. It will cause distractions to you and the people listening.
You can decide not to show all your notifications in the action center.
To access the Action Centre if you have never used it:
To prevent notifications from appearing in the action center:
Applications can cause distractions to your activities from there popping notifications. If you use more applications, it even becomes more stressfull. For you to turn off the notifications from all those applications:
You might not have issues with notifications popping on your screen, but the sounds that come with it could be annoying or distracting.
For you to avoid such sounds:
How to Turn Off Lock Screen Private Notifications
When you put your notifications on private, you will end up missing news or messages. You will not see any notifications on your lock screen. The reason behind private notifications is to protect your content from being read when your computer is on lock.
If you want them to have them displayed on your screen even when your computer is locked,
Below is how to disable it:
How to Stop Notifications on Windows 10 from Websites
Notifications from websites can be convenient, but there are times that you wish you had not accepted getting alerts from specific websites.
Below is how to cancel those web notifications
Close unnecessary pop-ups
Sometimes you do not wish to see notifications from sites you allowed without your knowledge.
But below is how you can turn off those notifications.
That's how you disable the website's notifications.
You can use the Action Center also to turn off some specific website notifications.
Here is how to do it
How to turn off notifications on your Mac.
Notifications are essential and most welcomed. They keep you updated; therefore, no information can pass you. However, there are times that you do not need interruptions and those annoying songs they come with.
Luckily you have the option to turn them off. Below are a few ways:
Turn on Do Not Disturb manually
Another way to turn on Do Not Disturb is by;
How do you schedule Do Not Disturb automatically
Sometimes you can be busy, and being bothered with notifications is the last thing you want hence you can set Do Not Disturb to turn on automatically at certain times.
Here is how you can go about it
How to turn off notifications for Application
Do Not Disturb turns off notifications from all applications on your Mac. This method will only be applicable if you want to avoid notifications from specific applications.
Follow the steps below;
If you only want to limit notifications from popping up on your screen, you do not need to turn off the notifications altogether. You can instead enclose them in the Notification center. To do so, go to your settings below the chosen application, Alert Style, and select None.
Once done, switch off the Show Notification play sound for Notifications and Badge App Icon.
Turning off notifications is not something hard to do. Notifications can be so annoying and distracting, especially when using your PC as your office or mirroring it to the big screens when making presentations. With the methods and steps listed above, you should be able to solve the problems.
However, disabling those notifications can never be a 100% thing to do because you can miss out on important news and updates in the process. Therefore, you can opt to disable them during your working hours or use Focus Assist to act as Do Not Disturb mode to the time you are done with your tasks.
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