Push notifications are basically useful features. They provide users know about new updates, offers, new posts almost instantly when their favorite websites publish them. But, if anyone getting a lot of pop-ups daily then that will be very much annoying.
The Main Problem of Incoming Web Push Notifications
While working in a browser, suppose various push notifications are coming from various sites you have visited, then that can be overwhelming. It can distract to do your important work.
Thankfully you can organize which push notifications you want to get or also can manage to stop all push notifications coming into your desktop. In this article, I’m going to tell you, how you can stop all or a few notifications depending on your choice of websites. You have to do this task from your browser.
Now, we generally use various desktop browsers these days like Microsoft edge, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Mozilla Firefox. So you can find the guide for these browsers. If you use any other browser out of this list, mention that browser name in the comment section. I will catch up on that for you.
Stop Push Notifications from Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge provides a variety of mechanisms to stop push notifications. In the browser you can get the Quiet Notifications option, from there you can quiet the coming of notifications into your desktop browser.
At first click on the three horizontal dots at the top-right corner. From the sidebar go to the bottom, you’ll find the Settings option. After clicking on the Settings option go to the Cookies and site permissions option. And then select the notifications option.
On the next screen, if you want to disable all the push notifications coming into your browser then check on the Quiet Notifications Option. It will prevent all notifications to interrupt you again.
But if you rather want to block certain websites to send you notifications then see at the immediate bottom, click on the ADD button next to the Block option. There you have to add those website addresses from where you don’t want to get interrupted again. Likewise after blocking all the incoming notifications, if you want to allow some websites to appear then click on the ADD button next to the Allow option and mention the website addresses as well.
Stop Push Notifications from Google Chrome
Google Chrome gives you easy access to stop the push notifications. At first click on the three vertical dots situated at the top-right corner of the Chrome browser. Clicking the menu you’ll see the Settings option, go and select the Settings option.
Under the settings go to the Privacy and Security option and click on that. On the Privacy and Security page click on the Site Settings option. On the next page, under the permissions section, you can see the Notifications option. Click and open the Notifications page.
Now, mark on the option “Use quieter messaging (blocks notification prompts from interrupting you)”. It will block the receiving of push notifications from all the websites. But if you want to manually block few websites regarding your choice then click on the three vertical dots beside the website name, and click on Block option to block that site. Likewise, if you want to allow some websites to send you notifications then again click on the three vertical dots beside the website name and click on the Allow option.
You can manually see which websites send you notifications and thus you can manage them here with very ease.
Stop Push Notifications from Safari
Disabling push notifications from the safari browser is very direct. First, go to the Preference websites option then click on the Notifications option. Now on this page, you can see the websites that are listed for sending you notifications. Here you can block or allow the websites by your choice.
If you turn on the option Allow websites to ask for permission to send push notifications then websites will ask for your permission to send you notifications.
Stop Push Notifications from Mozilla Firefox
You can also turn off totally or selectively the incoming push notifications from the Mozilla Firefox browser. At first, go to Firefox’s settings and then navigate to Options. There go to the Privacy and Security option. Then under the permissions portion look for the notifications option.
Then click on the settings… button beside the Notifications option. Now a new modal will open to you with all those websites that gained permissions to send you push notifications. Now you can either block or allow from the website list manually. You can also remove a site permanently from that option.
If you mark on the check box for “Block new requests asking to allow notifications” then Firefox will block all the incoming notification requests not to interrupt you again.
Stop Push Notifications from Opera
Opera works pretty much the same as Google Chrome. Here you can also block all or some websites by your choice wisely. So to do that, first go to the top-right corner of the browser window and click on the three horizontal lines menu option. From the sidebar menu go to the bottom and click on the “Go To Full Browser Settings” Option.
From the new page, navigate to the Privacy & Security option from the left side panel. Under the privacy and security page, at the fourth position, you can get the Site settings option. Click and proceed. Hereunder the Permissions portion click on the Notifications option.
Here if you want to block all incoming push notifications from now on then turn on the option “Use quieter messaging (blocks notification prompts from interrupting you)”.
But if you want to block or allow manually then check the website names, click on the three vertical dots beside their name and allow or block according to your choice.
See at the top of this page, you can get the “sites can ask to send notifications” option is marked on by default. So if you want to stop all notifications to come to your end then mark it off.
So using these simple tasks for the various browsers listed here anyone can stop the push notifications from coming their way. Now anyone can work hassle-free.
If you want to stop push notifications from the various browsers for Android smartphones also, then let me know that by giving a comment.