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How to Disable Push Notifications in Your Browser

More and more sites use push-notifications nowadays to show the latest news for you anytime. Nevertheless, it’s such an annoying thing! Almost every site uses such way of promotion. Did you know that by clicking “Allow” you can let viruses in your system? It’s a popular way of spreading, by the way. Redirects, pop-ups, new homepages – it’s all examples of browser viruses.
Actually, it is easy to disable push-notifications in your browser settings, but not everyone knows about this possibility.

Example of push-notifications
So let’s see how to disable push notifications in most popular browsers.

Google Chrome

To get rid of push-notifications in Google Chrome open settings by clicking on 3 dots in right top part of the screen. Scroll a little bit and click on Advanced settings.

Advanced settings of Google Chrome
Here we are. We need the first part of Advanced settings – Privacy and security. Find the options of Content settings.

Content settings

In Content settings find Notification option. This is exactly what we need to remove push-notifications.

Notifications in Google Chrome

Here you need just to turn off the “Ask before sending” switcher. So simple!

Ask before sending notifications

Mozilla Firefox

If you a Mozilla Firefox lover open settings (Options) via main menu. Find Pricacy & Security =>Notifications option.

Pricacy & Security settings of Mozilla Firefox

In settings of the Notification option, you can find all sites that allowed to send you a notification. You can remove some or all of them and most important – check option “Block new requests asking to allow notifications” to prevent such messages in future.

Block new requests asking to allow notifications

The catch is these settings go to the default state each time Firefox updates. So keep it in mind.


Last but not least, Edge users need to open the same settings window in right top part of the screen. Scroll the window until you find there Advanced settings.

Settings of Microsoft Edge

Find there option Website permissions and click “Manage”. So here it is, all sites that you allowed to send push-notifications, tracking your location and so on. You can remove them all. The sad thing about Edge is that you can’t turn all push notifications automatically. Our advice: every time you see site ask permission on something click “No” and browser will remember your choice and won’t show push message on this site again.

Manage website permissions

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