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How to stop web notifications in Chrome, Firefox, Edge on Windows 11

Did you allow sites to send notifications and now you receive too many alerts? Here's the fix on Edge, Chrome, and Firefox.

Windows 11 stop web notifications

On Windows 11, sometimes, when you browse an interesting website, you will receive a prompt to allow notifications on the desktop when new articles are published.

If you click the “Allow” button, and you are now getting tons of notifications, or you gave the site permission by mistake, it’s possible to stop that and other websites from pushing updates to the Windows 11 or Windows 10 desktop, whether you use Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

This guide will teach you the easy steps to prevent a specific website from showing notifications on Windows 11 from the three major web browsers.

Block site notifications on Edge

To block site notifications on Windows 11 from Edge, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Click the Settings and more (three-dotted) button in the top-right and select the Settings option.

  3. Click on Cookies and site permissions.

  4. Under the “All permissions” section, click the Notifications setting.

    Open Notifications settings

  5. Under the “Allow” section, select the site to disable notifications and click the menu button on the right.

  6. Select the Block option to stop notifications.

    Edge block site notifications

  7. (Optional) Select the Remove option to stop notifications, but you will receive a prompt while visiting the site to enable the feature.

Once you complete the steps, the website will no longer push notifications to the desktop in Notification Center.

If you want to disable all notifications, you have to block or remove all the sites, and then turn off the Ask before sending the toggle switch in the Notifications settings (edge://settings/content/notifications). 

Block site notifications on Chrome

To stop a specific website from sending toast notifications on Chrome, use these steps:

  1. Open Google Chrome.

  2. Click the Customize and Control (three-dotted) button in the top-right and select the Settings option.

  3. Click on Security and Privacy.

  4. Under the “Security and Privacy” section, click on Site Settings.

  5. Under the “Permissions” section, click the Notifications setting.

    Chrome open Notifications settings

  6. Under the “Allow” section, select the site to disable notifications and click the menu button on the right.

  7. Select the Block option to stop notifications.

    Chrome block website notifications

  8. (Optional) Select the Remove option to stop notifications, but you will receive a prompt while visiting the site to enable the feature.

  9. (Optional) Select the Don’t allow sites to send notifications option to disable the feature.

After you complete the steps, the site won’t be allowed to push notifications for future updates.

Block site notifications on Firefox

To prevent a website from sending notifications on Firefox, use these steps:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.

  2. Click the Open Application Menu (three-dotted) button in the top-right and select the Settings option.

  3. Click on Privacy & Security.

  4. Under the “Permissions” section, click the Settings button for the “Notifications” setting.

    Firefox open Notifications settings

  5. Select the website to stop notifications on Firefox.

  6. Select the Block option to stop notifications.

    Firefox block website notifications

  7. (Optional) Select the Remove Website button to stop notifications, but you will receive a prompt while visiting the site to enable the feature.

  8. (Optional) Check the Block new requests asking to allow notifications option.

  9. Click the Save Changes button.

Once you complete the steps, Firefox will no longer let the website show notifications on the Windows 11 desktop.