Handle Notifications in Windows 10

Edited by Sean Zylow, Eng

Hi! This is VisiHow's tutorial on managing notifications on your Windows 10 computer!

Notifications are the pop-up messages that appear from time to time in the lower-right corner of the Windows 10 desktop. They tell you when you've received mail and when a Calendar event is upcoming, among other things. Follow these steps to decide which notifications appear:

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  1. 1
    On the Start screen, choose Settings to open the Settings app.
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  2. 2
    Choose System
    The System screen opens.
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  3. 3
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    Choose Notification & Actions to open the Quick Action screen.
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  4. 4
    If you don't care to see any notifications, turn the Show App Notifications setting to Off.
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  5. 5
    Under Show Notifications from These Apps, turn the settings to On or Off to tell Windows 10 which notification you want to see.
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  6. 6
    Close the Settings app.
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Select the Notifications button (it's on the right side of the taskbar) to see a list of notifications you recently received. You can tap or click a notification in this list to open the app that sent you the notification and see why the notification was sent. To remove a notification from the list, tap or click its Close button.

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Categories : Windows

Recent edits by: Sean Zylow

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