Disable App Notifications in Windows 8

Edited by Lukward Thomason, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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    First thing that we need to do is open the charms menu by moving the cursor to the upper-right corner of the screen.
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    We click "Settings".
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    We click "Change PC settings".
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    When we see "PC settings", we need to click "Search and apps".
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    We click "Notifications". At the right side of the screen, we can shut down notifications.
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    For example, if we turn off "Show app notifications", then all of the notifications will be turned off.
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    If we want to be more specific, then we can turn off application notifications at the lock screen, disable notification sounds, turn on the screen when we get a call, and set "Quiet hours". For example, we can set the option not to receive any notifications from 12AM to 6AM.
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    We can also click "Receive calls during quiet hours".
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    We can be even more specific by enabling or disabling notifications for specific applications. For example, if we don't want notifications from "Asphalt 8: Airborne", then we click the toggle to turn them off.
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    We set everything according to our preference.
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    Then, we can go back to the desktop. To do this, we move the mouse cursor into the upper-left corner of the screen and click there.
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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Lukward Thomason

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