April 11, 2021

Denoch Emexicana

For technology buffs

[Guide] Stop those annoying website notification prompts and pop-ups on Chrome in 5 easy steps

2 min read
Notification

Tired of every website you visit asking you to let them send you notifications and pop-ups? It’s just as annoying as the cookie and newsletter requests and yet another thing keeping you from accessing the content you want to view. There’s no need to smash the keyboard though because it takes just a minute to disable the option in Chrome and thus enjoy a browsing experience without the incessant nagging.

Whether it’s being asked to sign up for newsletters or allow a site to send you notifications and pop-ups on your desktop, browsing can be an incredibly frustrating experience. It’s easy enough to disable these features on Chrome, all you need to do is follow the steps we’ve laid out below.

Step One

Open up the Chrome browser, click on Menu and tap on Settings.

Step Two

Notifications

Click on Privacy and Security and select Site Settings.

Step Three

Tap Notifications in the Permissions section and disable the “Sites can ask to send Notifications” toggle, which will then block websites from sending you those annoying notifications.

Step Four

Return to Site Settings, scroll down to the Content section, and select Pop-up and redirects.

Step Five

Tap the toggle from Allowed to the Blocked position, and banish pop-ups from your browsing experience. It really is as simple as that to regain control of your browsing experience on the Chrome browser.


He’s been an Android fan ever since owning an HTC Hero, with the Dell Streak being his first phablet. He currently carries an OPPO Find X2 Pro in his pockets, a Galaxy Tab S5e in his backpack, and thinks nothing of lugging a 17-inch laptop around the world. When not immersed in the world of Android and gadgets, he’s an avid sports fan, and like all South Africans, he loves a good Braai (BBQ).


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