Google – Chrome – Notifications

Background

Quite a bit of web sites prompts visitors for their acquiescence to receiving notifications.

 

Sample Notifications

Here are some sample notifications

androidcentral.com

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Distracting

Receiving and deciding whether to say Yes or No can take one from what he or she wants to do.

Remediation

Outline

  1. Launch Google Chrome
  2. Access Settings
    • From the top menu bar, please click the notifications.desktop.settings.menu.20190324.1040AM button
    • From the drop down menu, please choose the Settings option
  3. Settings Window
    • Content Setting
      • Please click on the arrow ( contentSettings.rightArrow.20190324.1050AM.png) to the right of the “Content Setting” option
      • The Content Settings window appears
      • Please click on the arrow ( contentSettings.rightArrow.20190324.1050AM.png) to the right of the “Notifications”
    • Content Setting – Notifications
      • Asked Before Sending
        • The default choice is to “Ask Before Sending”
        • Opt Out
          • If you see that reading and decide to opt out of receiving all notifications, please move the dial to the left.
          • The text will now read Blocked
      • Block
        • The sites you have indicated you will like to opt out of are listed
        • To adjust a site setting, please click on the contentSettings.notifications.arrow.20190324.1106AMbutton
      • Allow
        • Allowed
          • Sites you have explicitly allowed are listed
        • Extensions
          • Also listed are sites that you have implicitly agreed to based on extensions you have installed and enabled

 

Images

Image – Settings

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Image – Content Settings

Access

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Settings – Content

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Settings – Content – Notifications

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Summary

Now that you have a bit of knowledge about how to access Google’s Chrome Notifications settings, please feel free to take the shortcuts listed below :-

  1. Access Notifications
    • chrome://settings/content/notifications
      Link
    • To completely block future ask per notifications
      • Blocked
        • Ensure that the Blocked dial has been moved to the left

 

References

  1. Google – Chrome
    • Notifications
      • Turn Notifications On or Off
        Link

 

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