You can activate notifications on web pages so that they notify you in case of new news, for example, but also in case you have a reminder or receive a message from a contact such as in the web versions of Telegram or WhatsApp or if you use Slack. In general, if there is a website or a web page that wants to send you notifications, it will ask you through a pop-up window that you can accept or reject as you want.
Chrome will notify you that this site wants to send you notifications and you can accept or reject as you are interested or not. But it is not a definitive answer and you can change it later if you regret it from the application settings. On the computer, in the Android app for mobile and tablet or in the iOS app for mobile and tablet iPhone and iPad.
If you have mistakenly given permission to a notification from some media or web when asking for it (believing that they were cookies, for example, that it may have happened to you) or if you are no longer interested in that notification, you can make it no longer appear. Or you can review the ones you have from time to time to see which ones are still useful and which ones are not. You can disable Chrome notifications from your computer browser, from Android or from iOS as you want or need at any time.
Disable on computer
In the event that you want to disable them from your computer, the steps to follow are:
- Open Google Chrome on the computer
- Go to the upper right corner of the window where three dots appear
- Click on the three points
- Open the Settings option
- Here, look for the section “Privacy & Security”
Here you will see different privacy options such as delete browsing data, history or cookies. But the one that interests us is “Website Configuration” that allows us to control the information that the different pages can use and the content that They can show you when you visit them. Among them, notifications. So follow the next steps:
- Tap on “Website Configuration”
- You will see different sections
- Recent activity
- Cookies and site data
- Pop-ups and redirects
In the permission section, open the option to “Notifications” and from here you can disable all Chrome notifications or add which pages allow you to receive them and which pages do not. It will depend on what you want and if you want to add exceptions or you want to block everything.
Block and allow
To block Chrome notifications on a web page go to the section “Block” and choose the “Add” button. Here you will have to add the web page you want to block and it will not automatically be able to send you notifications. In addition, you can see the list of blocked sites and decide if you want to keep them blocked or allow notifications. If you want to edit any of the ones in this list, you can touch the three points on the right side and change the settings.
You will also see a section of “Allow” where you can add the different websites that you want to send notifications. As in the previous case, you can touch “Add” to write the addresses of the pages that you want to send you notifications. You will be able to consult the complete list of the pages that allow notifications and delete some in case you do not like what it sends.
Beyond these two options, you will see two buttons at the top. One that says “Websites may ask you if you want to be sent notifications” along with a switch that you can turn on or off. Second, an option that says “Use a more discreet type of notice (block popup notifications to avoid interruptions) ”that you can activate and whose purpose is that you will not receive notifications if you have ignored the previous ones from that website. If you are no longer interested, those notifications will be less frequent.
You can also block notifications in Chrome from Android. You can follow the same steps to disable or block notifications from a website or others, disable pop-ups, etc. The steps to follow are:
- Grab your Android mobile phone or tablet
- Open the Google Chrome app
- Tap the three dots in the upper right corner
- Go to Settings
- Tap on Website Settings
- Opens the notifications section
- Enable or disable notifications from all websites
- You can also enable or disable “Use a more discreet type of notice (block pop-up notifications to avoid interruptions) ”, as in the previous section, so that notifications are less frequent or disappear if you have ignored the previous ones on that website.
You can choose whether you want to block all or only some websites:
- Open the Chrome app
- Go to the site where you want to turn off notifications in Chrome
- Tap on More and “Information” in the browser
- Go to the Website Settings option
- Tap on Notifications
- Choose between the options “Allowed” or “Blocked” as you want
That site will automatically disable notifications. You can repeat the steps as many times as you want to remove notifications from any site. But this will not remove popup windows. Yes, you can remove them by following other steps:
- Open the Chrome app on your phone
- Tap on More and Settings
- Opens Website settings
- Tap on Pop-ups and redirects
- Turn off all pop-ups and redirects
On iOS or iPad
The steps from Chrome on iOS, if you use this browser, are very simple. What it allows is to block pop-ups and pop-ups that can come out if you use Google Chrome.
- Open the iOS app on the phone or tablet
- Tap the three dots in the upper right corner
- And open Setting
- Tap on “Content Settings”
- Check the option “Block pop-ups”
- Disable the option “Block pop-ups”