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How to Allow or Block Website Notifications in Google Chrome in Windows


Some websites can show notifications on your computer desktop. By default, Google Chrome asks you if a site can show notifications.

You can manage settings to allow or block permissions for notifications from all sites or for a specific site.

This tutorial will show you how to change site permissions in Google Chrome to allow or block website notifications on your desktop in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.


 CONTENTS:

  • Option One: To Turn On or Off Block Notifications from All Sites in Chrome
  • Option Two: To Change Notification Settings for All Sites in Chrome
  • Option Three: To Change Notification Settings for a Specific Site in Chrome

EXAMPLE: Website notification on desktop
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EXAMPLE: Chrome asking to Allow or Block notifications for a site
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Allow or Block Website Notifications in Google Chrome in Windows OPTION ONE Allow or Block Website Notifications in Google Chrome in Windows
To Turn On or Off Block Notifications from All Sites in Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Click/tap on the More button Name:  more.png
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If you like, you can type chrome://settings/content/notifications into the address bar, and press Enter to go directly to Notifications settings at step 6 below.
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3. Click/tap on Advanced at the bottom. (see screenshot below)

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4. Click/tap on Content settings. (see screenshot below)

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5. Click/tap on Notifications. (see screenshot below)

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6. Turn on (default) or off Ask before sending for what you want. (see screenshot below)

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7. When finished, you can close the Settings tab if you like.






Allow or Block Website Notifications in Google Chrome in Windows OPTION TWO Allow or Block Website Notifications in Google Chrome in Windows
To Change Notification Settings for All Sites in Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Click/tap on the More button Name:  more.png
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Size:  208 Bytes, and click/tap on Settings. (see screenshot below)

If you like, you can type chrome://settings/content/notifications into the address bar, and press Enter to go directly to Notifications settings at step 6 below.
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3. Click/tap on Advanced at the bottom. (see screenshot below)

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4. Click/tap on Content settings. (see screenshot below)

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5. Click/tap on Notifications. (see screenshot below)

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6. You can perform the following actions below to change the settings to what you want. (see screenshots below)

A) Set site to Ask: Under Block or Allow, click/tap on the More icon Name:  more.png
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Size:  208 Bytes to the right of the site you want, and click/tap on Remove.
B) Allow a site: Under Block , click/tap on the More icon Name:  more.png
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Size:  208 Bytes to the right of the site you want, and click/tap on Allow.
C) Block a site: Under Allow , click/tap on the More icon Name:  more.png
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Size:  208 Bytes to the right of the site you want, and click/tap on Block.

D) Add site to Block or Allow: Click/tap on Add to the right of Block or Allow, type the URL address of the site, and click/tap on the Add button.
E) Edit site: Under Block or Allow, click/tap on the More icon Name:  more.png
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Size:  208 Bytes to the right of the site you want, click/tap on Edit, type the new URL address for the site, and click/tap on the Edit button.
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Allow or Block Website Notifications in Google Chrome in Windows OPTION THREE Allow or Block Website Notifications in Google Chrome in Windows
To Change Notification Settings for a Specific Site in Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Go to the website you want to change its notification settings for.

3. Do step 4 (direct) or step 5 (site settings) for which option is available or you want to use.


 4. Directly Change Notification Settings for Site

A) Click/tap on the Lock Name:  secure.png
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B) Click/tap on the drop menu arrow for Notifications, and select Use global default (Ask), Always allow on this site, or Always block on this site for what you want, and go to step 6 below.

Notifications will not be available if this site is currently set to Ask.

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 5. Change Notification Settings for Site in Site Settings

A) Click/tap on the Lock Name:  secure.png
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Size:  408 Bytes, or Dangerous Name:  warn.png
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Size:  384 Bytes icon to the left of the website address, and click/tap on the Site settings link. (see screenshot below)

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B) Click/tap on the drop menu arrow for Notifications, and select Ask (default), Allow, or Block for what you want, and go to step 6 below. (see screenshot below)

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6. Click/tap on the Reload button for the site to apply. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn