How to Setup Site Notification Settings in Edge Computer?

Learn how to enable or disable the push notification pop-ups in the Microsoft Edge computer. You can either allow or block the notifications of 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 keep sending continuously. This often annoys the receiver and they choose to opt-out of the notification or permanently ban the website URL.

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As a user of the Microsoft Edge, 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 back the notification settings.

How to Block Notifications Pop-ups in Edge Computer?

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

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser on Computer.
  2. Click on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Switch to Site Permissions tab in sidebar pane.
  5. Within the Site Permissions page, select the Notification menu.
  6. Now toggle the button to turn OFF the Ask before sending.

Stop Push Notification from Edge browser on 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 Edge Computer?

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

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser on Computer.
  2. Click on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Switch to Site Permissions tab in sidebar pane.
  5. Within the Site Permissions page, select the Notification menu.
  6. Now toggle the button to turn ON the Ask before sending.

Allow Push Notification in Edge computer browser

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 Site Notification in Edge 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?

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

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge browser on Computer.
  2. Click on horizontal 3dots icon menu for options.
  3. Select Settings from the list.
  4. Switch to Site Permissions tab in sidebar pane.
  5. Within the Site Permissions page, select the Notification menu.
  6. Add the URL of websites under the Block or Allow Notification section.

Allow or Block Websites in Notification settings

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.

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

WindowsMacOSiOSAndroidLinux
Chrome WindowsChrome MacChrome iOSChrome AndroidFirefox Linux
Firefox WindowsSafari MacSafari iOSEdge AndroidChrome Linux
Edge WindowsFirefox MacEdge iOSSamsung InternetEdge Linux

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