Here’s how to block notifications and ads popping up on Google Chrome


Google’s web browser, Chrome allows you to enable/disable the display of notifications and advertisements.

India Today Web Desk

New Delhi,UPDATED: June 12, 2019 3:55 PM IST

By India Today Web Desk: Many websites want to send you notifications. You don’t want to get the same 99 percent of the time. Google’s web browser, Chrome allows you to enable/disable the display of notifications and advertisements. Sometimes these ads and notifications can be a little overwhelming, especially when they include spam and ads. If you need to close them all, follow these simple steps.

Here’s how to block notifications in Google Chrome:

Step 1: Open Google Chrome on your PC/Laptop.

Step 2: Select the three vertical dots in the upper right corner of the window.

Step 3: Go to settings.

Step 4: Scroll down and you will get ‘Forward’ option, click on that.

Step 5: Under Privacy & Security, scroll down and click ‘site settings’.

Step 6: Tap ‘Notification’ to view notification settings.

Step 7: Click ‘Ads’ for ad settings.

Step 8: At the top of the page, there will be an option, ‘Ask before sending (recommended)’. Turn the ‘Locked’ option to stop windows.

Step 9: Select the ‘Block’ option to block notifications.

Step 10: Select the ‘Allow’ option to receive notifications.

Here’s how to stop notifications in other browsers:

  • In Mozilla Firefox, you can find the notification settings by clicking on the “Options” menu, “Permissions” and then “Notification Settings”. You can disable notifications.

  • In Apple Safari, click the ‘Safari’ menu and then ‘Preferences’. Click the ‘Notifications’ tab to block notifications from some or all websites.

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