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In this guide we will see how you can turn off and stop receiving notifications in Chrome on both your computer and Android

Once Google has included support for push notifications in Chrome, it has become routine to refuse permission to send alerts to the browser (especially on the desktop). Fortunately, you can disable notifications in Chrome and stop receiving notifications on both your computer and the application installed on your Android.

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How notifications in Chrome work

Chrome alerts the user that a site, app, or extension wants to send notifications. You can change this setting to allow or block this action. Note that you are navigating in anonymous mode, you will not receive the push.

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One detail is that, according to Google, Chrome does not have notifications on the iPhone or iPad.

That said, let’s go to settings to allow or block notifications in Chrome.

Disabling notifications in Google Chrome

  1. On your computer, open Google Chrome;
  2. In the upper right corner, click the menu and go to the “Settings”;
  3. In the scroll to the bottom of the page, click “Advanced”;
  4. Under “Privacy and Security,” click “Content Settings”;
  5. Click “Notifications” or go straight to (chrome://settings/content/notifications);
  6. Choose to block or allow notifications for everyone or for each site.
  • To block all: unplug the key “ask before sending:
  • To block a site: next to “Block”, click “Add”.
    Enter the address of the site and add it to confirm.
  • To allow a specific site: next to “Allow,” click Add.
    Enter the address of the site and add it to confirm.

Turning off notifications in Chrome on Android

On Android smartphones and tablets, the process is very similar.

  1. Open the Chrome Chrome app;
  2. Go to the menu and touch “Settings”;
  3. Then under “Site Settings”;
  4. Touch “Notifications”;
  5. At the top, enable or disable the “Notifications” key;
  6. You can “Allow” or “Block” notifications from some sites.

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