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 notifications continuously. This often annoys the receiver and they choose to opt-out of the notification or permanently ban the website URL.

A while back, I was browsing through a news website to keep a track of the latest news in and around the world. While I was trying hard to concentrate, the push notifications kept on interrupting and disturbing me. I failed to concentrate on the news article and instead, I decided to block these annoying push notifications forever from such websites.

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As a user of 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 is all up to you. We can always revert to the notification settings.

How to Block Notifications Pop-ups in Edge Computer?

Few websites use edge notifications for their own benefit. This, in turn, irritates their users and causes hindrances in their browsing experience. It is recommended to use the Microsoft edge notification settings to block these notifications.

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 the 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?

Few websites genuinely use push notifications for the user’s benefit. The Microsoft edge notification settings let you enable notifications for such websites.

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

  1. Launch the Microsoft Edge on Computer.
  2. Click on the 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?

If you want to block or allow the notifications from a particular website, edge notification settings lets you do that as well.

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

  1. Launch the Edge Chromium Computer.
  2. Click on the 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 will not request permission for notification henceforth.

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

Bottom Line: Edge Notifications

We receive so many notifications every day. It is for us to sort out the important ones from them. With so many websites using the push notifications feature to gain more customers and harassing their users, it is always recommended to block the push notifications from such websites.

Personally, after I blocked the notifications from the news website that kept me from reading, I could have my much-needed peace. It helped me concentrate better without any interruptions. Thanks to Microsoft edge notification settings.

Similarly, you can also customize push notification in the Edge Android browser. You can either enable or stop notifications from your mobile browser.

I hope you find this article about edge notifications helpful and it makes your daily life easier!

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