Step 1: Open Settings
The first step is to open the Settings app. You can do this by clicking on the Start button and then clicking on the gear icon in the left-hand menu. Alternatively, you can use the keyboard shortcut Windows key + I.
Step 2: Go to System
Once you have the Settings app open, click on the System icon.
Step 3: Click on Notifications & actions
In the System menu, click on the Notifications & actions option. This will open the notifications settings for Windows 10.
Step 4: Find the app you want to disable notifications for
Scroll down to the section titled “Get notifications from these senders” to see a list of all the apps that can send notifications. Find the app you want to disable notifications for.
Step 5: Turn off notifications for the app
Once you have found the app you want to disable notifications for, click on the toggle switch to turn off notifications for that app. The switch will turn from blue (on) to gray (off).
Step 6: Repeat for other apps (if necessary)
If there are other apps you want to disable notifications for, repeat Steps 4 and 5 for each app.
Step 7: Exit Settings
Once you have disabled notifications for all the apps you want to, you can exit the Settings app.
Can I still receive notifications from other apps?
Yes, you can still receive notifications from other apps unless you disable notifications for all the apps in the “Get notifications from these senders” section.
Will disabling notifications for an app affect its functionality?
Disabling notifications for an app will not affect its functionality, it will only prevent notifications from appearing on your desktop.
Can I turn notifications back on for an app?
Yes, you can turn notifications back on for an app by following the same steps and toggling the notification switch back on.
Can I disable notifications for system apps?
Yes, you can disable notifications for system apps by following the same steps and finding the system app you want to disable notifications for in the “Get notifications from these senders” section.
Can I customize the type of notifications I receive from an app?
Yes, you can customize the type of notifications you receive from an app by clicking on the app in the “Get notifications from these senders” section and selecting which types of notifications you want to receive.
In conclusion, disabling desktop notifications for specific apps in Windows 10 is a simple process that can help you stay focused and reduce distractions. By following the steps outlined in this tutorial, you can easily customize your notification settings to suit your needs.