Turn notifications on or off

You can set up Chrome to get notifications, like 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.

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.
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 you want to get notifications from. 
  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.

Turn off notifications on your Chromebook

Next to the clock, click the notification. It can look like an app or extension icon with a number next to it.

  • Dismiss a notification: Click Remove .
  • Dismiss all notifications: Click Clear all .
  • Stop future notifications: Click Settings . To the left of the site, app, or extension, uncheck the box.

If you haven't gotten a notification recently, you'll see No notifications .

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