Notifications get in the way when you’re trying to do things on your Chromebook. If you want to limit or stop them completely, this guide will show you how.
No matter what device you use, notifications can be overwhelming. Chromebooks are no different—notifications can pop up from any websites, apps, or system tools you’re using.
If you’re getting annoyed by this, you can disable notifications on a Chromebook. You can disable individual app and site notifications or completely turn off notifications with Do Not Disturb mode.
When there are few to no notifications on Chromebook, you can work distraction-free and get things done. Here’s how to disable notifications on a Chromebook, either individually or entirely.
How to Disable Notifications on Chromebook
You may want specific notifications on your Chromebook disabled, so first, we’ll look at how to mute individual app and site notifications.
Use the following steps to disable individual notifications on Chromebook:
- Open the Settings panel from the lower-right corner and click the down arrow next to the Notification button.
- The Allow notifications from the following option will open with installed items. However, ignore the things you don’t want to see notifications.
How to Disable Chromebook Notifications with Do Not Disturb Mode
If you don’t want to get notifications at all, the good thing is you can enable Do Not Disturb mode on your Chromebook.
To enable Do Not Disturb mode, use the following steps:
- Click the status area in the lower-right corner of the taskbar.
- Next, toggle on the Notifications button.
- When you enable Do Not Disturb mode, you’ll see a new icon that’s a dash with a circle indicating the feature is on.
- Launch the Settings panel and toggle the Notifications button back on if you want to turn off Do Not Disturb mode.
How to Disable Website Notifications on Chromebook
Another notification you might want to disable is website notifications. If you block the notification, it won’t show up again, but you can’t catch them all.
Muting site notifications work on a Chromebook and in the Chrome browser.
To disable website notifications on a Chromebook:
- Click the three-dot menu in the upper-right corner and select Settings.
- Check Privacy and security and click Site Settings.
- Under Privacy and security, click the Notification button.
- Now, select the Don’t allows sites to send notifications options.
Configuring Chromebook Settings
Using the steps above, you can quickly disable notifications on a Chromebook. This will help to limit distractions if you’re seeing too many notifications while you’re working.
You can do other cool things on Chromebook, like use Microsoft Office. In addition, you can run Microsoft Teams from Chromebook. If you’re an advanced user, learn how to run Linux apps on Chromebook. And if you’re just getting started, here are six essential Chromebook tips.
Speaking of notifications, learn how to block notifications on Windows 11. If you’re not on Windows 11 yet, you can manage notifications on Windows 10. So, for example, if you’re on a Mac, read how to customize notifications on Mac.