How to disable web notifications in Chrome, Edge, and Firefox
How to disable web notifications in Chrome, Edge, and Firefox

Of course web notifications are of great use, except for when they are not! Knowing that all major browsers support web notification, it’s not a daunting task to turn them off on a site-by-site basis. With proper guide, you can disable web notifications in Chrome, Edge, and Firefox.

We all know push notifications for the web can be of great ease, yet many of you must have regretted agreeing to receive those irritating alerts from a specific website. This is the reason we have come up today to help you cancel web notifications from websites or services you don’t want in your favorite web browser anymore.

Disable web notifications in Chrome, Edge, and Firefox:

Disable web notifications in Chrome:

All you need to do this in Chrome is to type the below-mentioned text in your address bar and then press Enter.


Disable web notifications in Chrome

As soon as you hit Enter, a small pop-up window will show up listing all the websites capable to deliver web notifications to you. Click on the entry you wish to edit or change. A drop-down menu will appear under the heading – Behavior. Now select Block from the menu and then click Done at the end of the pop-up window.

Disable web notifications in Firefox:

Coming to turn off web notification in Firefox, the trick is simply easy.

  • Click on the hamburger menu in the top-right corner of your browser
  • Select Options from the drop-down menu
  • When the tab opens, click on Content in the left-side navigation pane
  • Now under Notifications subheading, click ..
  • A pop-up window will open, select the site you wish to disable web notifications from
  • Click Remove Site
  • Finally, click on Save Changes

Disable web notifications in Edge:

Contingent upon the web browser you use, the sites may ask you to re-enable web notifications despite that you have already disabled them. It happens when you re-visit such sites. Forget not to disallow such notifications when they ask you so, and you are all set to go.

Edge browser got web notifications with the new Windows 10 Anniversary Update on August 2. Now that your latest browser supports web notifications, you can turn them off on a site-by-site basis.

Disable web notifications in Edge

  • Click on the menu icon, i.e. the three vertical dots in the top-right corner
  • Go to Settings < View advanced settings
  • Now under the Notifications subheading, click on Manage
  • A new panel will appear, you can edit multiple sites you have auto9matically agreed to receive notifications from

So, finally we are done with the steps to disable web notifications in all three favorite browsers – Chrome, Edge, and Firefox. From now, you no longer need to be bothered by those alerts and push notifications from the sites you don’t wish to visit. Happy browsing!

Read more about web browsers at: 10 best mobile browsers for Android

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