Turn notifications on or off

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

If you’re getting 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 More and then Settings.
  3. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  4. Under "Privacy and security," click Site settings.
  5. Click Notifications
  6. Choose to block or allow notifications:
    • Block all: Turn off Ask before sending.
    • 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 Organize.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. At the bottom, click Advanced.
  5. Under "Privacy and security," click Site settings.
  6. Click Pop-ups and redirects.
  7. Under "Allow," look for the site.
  8. To the right of the site, click More Organize 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 Remove.
  • Dismiss all notifications: Click Clear all Clear all.
  • Stop future notifications: Click Settings 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 Notifications.

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