Turn notifications on or off

You can set up Chrome to get notifications, such as meeting reminders, from websites, apps and extensions.

If you get pop-ups or ads, learn how to block or allow pop-ups.

How notifications work

By default, Chrome alerts you whenever a website, app or extension wants to send you notifications. You can change this setting at any time.

When you browse sites with intrusive or misleading notifications, Chrome automatically blocks notifications and recommends that you continue to block these notifications.

If you’re browsing in Incognito mode, you won’t get notifications.

Allow or block notifications from all sites

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More and then Settings.
  3. Under 'Privacy and security', click Site settings.
  4. Click Notifications.
  5. Choose to block or allow notifications:
    • Allow or Block all: Turn on or off Sites can ask to send notifications.
    • Block a site: Next to 'Block', click Add. Enter the site and click Add.
    • Allow a site: Next to 'Allow', click Add. Enter the site and click Add.
    • Allow quieter notification prompts: Allow sites to ask to send notifications, then click Use quieter messaging (blocks notification prompts from interrupting you). You won't get notifications after you ignore multiple notifications from a site, or if other users typically don't allow notifications from a site.
Fix issues with notifications
If you want to receive notifications from a site but aren’t getting them: 
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. Go to the site from which you want to get notifications. 
  3. Select 'View site information' Lock.
  4. Next to Notifications, select Allow from the drop-down menu. 
Block pop-ups from a site
If you want to receive notifications from a site but aren’t getting them: 
  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More More.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Under 'Privacy and security', click Site settings.
  5. Click Pop-ups and redirects.
  6. Under 'Allow', look for the site.
  7. To the right of the site, click More More and thenBlock.
If the site isn't listed, next to 'Block', click Add. Enter the site's web address, and then click Add. To capture all pop-ups across the site, use the pattern [*.]example.com.
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