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How to disable notifications on the PC | Browsers

Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge allow websites to display notifications on the PC's desktop. Alerts are useful for notifying you of messages in chats and new emails, for example. However, in some cases, over-reporting can take away your concentration and hinder your work.

In the following tutorial, learn how to disable notifications from major browsers, in addition to general alerts in Windows 10 and macOS. The procedures were performed in versions of Chrome and Firefox for the Apple system, but the tips also apply to users of Windows PCs.

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Access the website for which you want to disable notifications and press the lock icon to the left of the address. Now, under "Notifications", select the "Block" option and reload the page to apply the change.

Disabling notifications in Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito BeggioraDisabling notifications in Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Disabling notifications in Chrome Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora

Open the website where you want to prevent notifications and check the "i" icon to the left of the URL. Then select the "x" to the right of "Send notifications". Reload the page to apply the change.

Disabling notifications in Firefox Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraDisabling notifications in Firefox Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Disabling notifications in Firefox Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Access the website for which you want to disable notifications and press the lock icon to the left of the address. Now, under "Notifications", select the "Disabled" option and reload the page to apply the change.

Disabling notifications on Microsoft Edge Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraDisabling notifications on Microsoft Edge Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Disabling notifications on Microsoft Edge Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

If you want to disable alerts for all apps, go to the notification center and enable the "Focus Assistant" feature. Notifications will be temporarily disabled until the feature is turned off.

Disabling notifications on Windows 10 Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraDisabling notifications on Windows 10 Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Disabling notifications on Windows 10 Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

You can activate the do not disturb mode in macOS by accessing the notification center and enabling the feature of the same name. Notifications will be temporarily disabled until the feature is turned off.

Disabling notifications on macOS Photo: Reproduction / Helito BeggioraDisabling notifications on macOS Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Disabling notifications on macOS Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora

Ready! Later, if you want to reactivate the notifications, just repeat the steps and re-mark the disabled option.

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