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How To Disable Google Chrome Notifications?

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Lots of people search online about how to disable Google Chrome notifications.

It comes as no surprise as Google Chrome is among the most popular web browsers on both desktop and mobile operating systems.

To give a basic idea, over 70 percent of internet users browse the web using Google Chrome.

What Makes Google Chrome So Popular?

Well, the short answer is Google itself.

As Chrome is the child of Google, it is well-integrated with other services offered by the search engine giant.

Yes, you might have heard about Chrome using way higher system resources, but what keeps people hooked is the “Google” experience.

Why You Receive Google Chrome Notifications?

Now, the reason you’re reading this article is to get rid of the annoying notifications that website send you through Chrome on your computer or smartphone/tablet.

It becomes really annoying, especially when you’re in the middle of getting some task done.

But, how does websites send you notifications in the first place?

Most people complain that they haven’t enabled any notifications from website, but still they receive them.

So, how it happens?

Well, whenever you visit a website that sends notifications, you are given a popup as shown below.

Most people do not focus on the notification.

If you click on “Allow” on the popup shown below, then the website is granted permission to show notifications through Google Chrome on your device.

Even though this small ignorance can become really frustrating later on, the best part is that it can be undone.

You can stop Google Chrome from sending you notifications.

In this article, we will guide you on how to stop Google Chrome notifications on Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS.

How to Disable Google Chrome Notifications on Windows?

To disable/stop notifications sent by websites through Google Chrome, you need to follow these steps:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on your computer.
  2. On the top right corner of the browser window, beside the address bar, you can see an icon represented by three horizontal dots, click on them.
  3. From the drop-down menu that appears, click on “Settings”.
  4. Within Settings, scroll down and click on “Show Advanced Settings”
  5. Under the “Privacy” section, click on the option labeled “Content Settings”.
  6. Now, scroll down and find “Notifications”.
  7. Click on the option that says “Do not allow any site to show desktop notifications”.
  8. If you wish to only block notifications from certain websites and want to allow some sites to continue displaying notifications, select the “Ask when a site wants to show desktop notifications” option.
  9. If you followed Step 8 instead of Step 7, click on the “Manage exceptions” button below.

How to Stop Notifications from Google Chrome on macOS?

If you’re a macOS user, then here’s how to stop Google Chrome website notifications easily:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome application on your macOS machine.
  2. Click on the “Chrome” option from the top menu bar.
  3. From the drop-down menu that appears, click on “Hide Notifications Icon”.
  4. In the pop-up that appears, click on “Ok”.

Once you finish the steps mentioned above, Google Chrome will no longer send you any notifications.

How to Disable Google Chrome Notifications on iOS/Android?

Google Chrome notifications can also be sent on iOS and Android devices.

If you have Chrome browser installed on your iOS or Android device and wants to disable the notifications sent by the browser, here’s how you can stop it:

  1. Launch the Chrome app on your iOS or Android device.
  2. Click on the “hamburger” icon (three horizontal dots) located in the top right corner of the app window.
  3. In the drop-down menu, click on “Settings”.
  4. Scroll down the Settings menu, and click on “Notifications”.
  5. You can either completely disable notifications by turning OFF the “Allow notifications” feature.
    Alternatively, you can keep notifications enabled, and then scroll down to disable notifications from specific sites.

Now, you have successfully finished disabling notifications sent by Google Chrome on your iOS or Android device.

Final Words

Continuous notifications can be really irritating, especially when its from sources that you aren’t interested in.

We hope the steps mentioned above helped you to easily disable notifications sent by websites through Google Chrome.

If any step(s) weren’t clear enough for you, do leave a comment below and we will help you further.

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