How To Disable Or Reduce Your Facebook Notifications?

Facebook notifications do well to inform you, but they can be excessive at times if you keep getting them from several applications, groups and friends.

Facebook has simplified not just reaching out to your pals and loved ones, but it also ensured you are kept abreast of the newest world news and happenings related to local businesses and organizations.

Activating notifications for fresh posts, games, and more updates on the website is simple, but like i wrote, at times, notifications can be too much.

Fortunately, de-activating Facebook notifications or personalizing which notifications you get and the ones you do not receive is rapid and simple. This is how to go about it:


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How Can I Disable Facebook Notifications On My Computer?

  1. In your preferred browser, head to and sign into your account.
  2. As soon as you get signed in, locate the downward facing arrow in the upper righthand corner of your display. Tap this to access the menu of options.
  3.  Swipe to the bottom of the list and tap “Settings.” to head to the account customization screen.
  4. Within “Settings,” “Notifications.” will be visible. Tap this to see the notification settings for mobile, email, SMS and site notifications.
  5. Tapping “Edit” close to the options mentioned above will let you activate or deactivate notifications for a specific element of the Facebook website or mobile application. Doing this, Facebook lets you turn notifications on or off for individual applications and plugins on its website so you can get alerted for the updates you fancy.
  6. Do not forget that Facebook’s notification controls are very specific and checking out all options can waste your time since you will be changing options for some features individually instead of every game, application or tags as a group.


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How Can I Disable Facebook Notifications On The Mobile Application?

  1. Launch the Facebook application.
  2. Locate “Settings & Privacy.”
  3. Tapping “Settings & Privacy” will reveal a sub-menu. Tap the second “Settings” and head to your account settings page.
  4. In the lengthy menu of options close to the bottom, you will find “Notification settings” within “Notifications.” Click this button to view every notification you are presently receiving from tight friends, applications you make use of on the website and posts in the groups you are in.
  5. For customizing settings in this section, click on them one by one to disable or enable them, but it depends on if you intend to receive them or not.
  6. You will also be able to choose how you receive notifications through email, on mobile, or through SMS, via the appropriate options shown at the bottom of your “Notification settings” display. Your changes do not have to be saved, since this is taken care of by the mobile application.
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