I don’t want notifications

Are you having any of these common issues?

  • I'm getting notifications from channels and recommendations I'm not subscribed to.
  • I don't want to get notifications from my subscribed channels.
  • I used to not get notifications and now I do.
  • I don't want push notifications but they show up on the YouTube app or my computer.
  • I don't want any notifications, period.
  • I don't want notifications from my Chrome browser (computer only).
  • I don't want email notifications (computer only).

For help, check the settings below.

Check the account you're signed in to

  1. Go to your profile picture  .
  2. You'll see which account you're signed in to. You should be signed in to the account with the notifications you want to change.
    • If it’s a different account, tap Switch account and choose the correct one.
    • If the account isn’t listed, tap Add Account Add to playlist at the top right.

Check your app notification settings

  1. Go to your profile picture  .
  2. Tap Settings Settings .
  3. Tap Notifications.
  4. Tap the sliders to turn off notification options.

Check your channel settings

  1. Go to your profile picture  .
  2. Tap Settings Settings .
  3. Tap Notifications.
  4. Tap Channel settings.
  5. At the right of each channel, tap  .
  6. Tap None  .
  7. Tap Done.

Check that the bell is off, but remember that you may still get occasional highlights. If you don't want highlights either:

  1. Go to your profile picture  .
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Notifications.
  4. Tap Subscriptions to turn off.

Check your device settings

  1. Open the Android Settings app Settings.
  2. Tap Apps & Notifications.
  3. Tap See all apps.
  4. Scroll down and tap YouTube  .
  5. Tap Notifications.
  6. To turn off notifications, tap Show notifications. The Show notifications banner will turn gray. 
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