How to Setup Notification Settings in Chrome Computer?

Learn how to enable or disable the push notification pop-ups in the Google Chrome computer. You can customize notification with respect to a specific sites.

For website marketing, push notification is been a great source of website traffic drivers. Every time a blog or news is published, the website owner can automatically send a push notification making their life easier for promotion.

However, few news sites misuse the push notification feature and bombard continuously. This annoys the receiver (you and me) and choose to opt-out of these notifications or even ban the website URL from sending notification.

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As a user of the Chrome browser, you have full control of the website popups and notification that you want to receive from the website. You can block or allow all websites or choose a particular website to send a notification, it up to you. We can always revert the notification settings.

How to Block Notifications Pop-ups in Chrome Computer?

Talking about blocking the notification, the chrome offer options either to block notification from chosen sites or block all push notifications.

Here are the steps to block the notifications on the chrome browser on the computer:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on Computer.
  2. Click on vertical 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Scroll down to Privacy and security section and choose Site Settings.
  5. Within the Site settings page, select the Notification menu.
  6. Now toggle the button to turn OFF the sites can ask to send notifications.

Block Notification in Chrome Computer

This will completely block the site from asking whether to send notifications from the websites. If you want to block specific site notifications, then add the URL under the Block section on the same page.

How to Allow Push Notifications in Chrome Computer?

I do not allow all the websites to send a push notification, however, allow selected sites or blogs. They occasionally send a notification when they publish a post. This is quite useful to receive the push update immediately.

Here are the steps to allow the push notification from the chrome browser on the computer:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on Computer.
  2. Click on vertical 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Scroll down to Privacy and security section and choose Site Settings.
  5. Within the Site settings page, select the Notification menu.
  6. Now toggle the button to turn ON the sites can ask to send notifications.

Allow sites can ask to send notifications in Chrome computer

This will allow the site to seek permission to send push notification.

Next time when you visit a website that is configured with push notification, you will receive the popup on the website like below. Here you can quickly choose between Allow or Block command button.

Allow or Block Notification from sites in Chrome Computer

The sites will be listed under the Notifications Allow or Block section based on the action performed in the popup.

How to Allow or Block A Site Notification?

Like I mentioned, you can send or receive site notifications from selected sites. To do that, you need to add the website URL into a right bucket — Block or Allow.

Here are the steps to allow or block notification from a specific website:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on Computer.
  2. Click on vertical 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Scroll down to Privacy and security section and choose Site Settings.
  5. Within the Site settings page, select the Notification menu.
  6. Add the URL of websites under the Block or Allow Notification section.

Allow Site Notification in Chrome Computer

Based on whether to whitelist or blacklist the website from notification, add the URL of the website under the Allow section or Block section. This will automatically add the website and do not request permission for notification henceforth.

You can always add or remove a website URL from either of the section.

Bottom Line: Chrome Computer Site Notifications

The site notifications are a useful feature to receive instant updates. But the site webmaster often misuses the feature and sends tonnes of push notifications which leads to blocking site notifications in the chrome browser.

The chrome has a feature to allow or block site notification for all websites and also for selected websites. Using the mentioned steps, you can also customize the site notification to allow or block for selected sites.

Similarly, we can also set up the notification settings in the chrome android browser. You can allow or block selected sites, or block the Chrome browser notification completely.

What are your settings for site notifications? Do you block all the notifications or enabled it for few sites?

Lastly, here are the recommended web browsers for your computer and mobile phone that you should give a try.

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