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View or edit your notifications in Play Games

With Google Play Games Play Games, you can control what kinds of notifications you receive, who can send them to you, and who can see your activity. Here are some examples of notifications you may see:

  • An invitation for a match or if it's your turn to play.
  • Someone sends you an in-game gift or requests a gift from you.
  • A game lets you know about a quest.
  • If you've earned enough experience points (XP) to level up.

Change your notification settings

Using the Play Games app

To edit general settings, notification settings, and to view muted games:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Play Games app Play Games.
  2. In the top right, tap More More and then Settings.
  3. Change your notification settings.

Note: To turn off all Play Games notifications, you can uncheck the boxes next to all notification options.

Using the Google Settings app
  1. Open the Google Settings app Google Settings.
  2. Touch Play Games.
  3. Change your notification settings.

Note: To turn off all Play Games notifications, you can uncheck the boxes next to all notification options.

On iPhone or iPad
  1. Open your device's main Settings menu.
  2. Touch Notifications.
  3. Select a game.
  4. Turn off alerts.

Mute notifications from a game

You can turn on or off all notifications about a game sent to your mobile device from the Play Games app. You can find all your muted games in the settings menu of the Play Games app.

From the game details page:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Play Games app Play Games.
  2. Tap the game you want to turn off notifications for.
  3. In the top right of the game details page, tap More  More and then Mute.
  4. To turn on notifications again, tap Unmute.

From a gift or invite notification: 

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, tap the notification. 
  2. In the top right of the game details page, tap More  More and then Mute.

See your latest notifications

To see your latest game gifts, requests, and multiplayer invitations:

  1. On your Android TV, open the Play Games app Play Games.
  2. Select Inbox. You can accept or decline invites after selecting them individually.

Jasmine is a Google Play expert and author of this help page. Help her improve this article by leaving feedback below.

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