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Turn Off Notifications in Windows 8

By Arun Choudhary on Sep 21, 2012
This article explains how to disable Notifications in Windows 8.

In this article we are explaining how to disable Notifications in Windows 8. Many applications are available in the Windows 8 Metro Screen. You can disable all notification applications such as Internet Explorer, Messaging, Music, Video, Alarms etc. You can manage Notifications Settings. You can adjust whether you want notifications on your lock screen or whether you do not want them at all.

You can turn off the Notifications sound features. Windows 8 allows disabling notification sounds that notify when something happens. To disable notification in Windows 8 use the instructions below.

How to Disable Notifications in Windows 8

Step 1

Access the Charm Bar on the right side of the screen or Windows Key + C on your keyboard and click on settings, as in:


Step 2

After clicking on Settings, you will click on More PC Settings that shows up in the end, as in:


Step 3

In this step, you will see the PC settings. You click on Notification Option in the left pane, as in:


Step 4

If you want to turn off all the notifications of all applications then you move the slider from the right to the left under "Show app notification", as in:


Arun Choudhary
Arun Choudhary

Arun is very much interested in Microsoft & Life Style Accessory Design and Working with Microsoft Technologies. His expert areas are C# .NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, SQL Server, HTML, Window 7 etc....I have done MCA. Insp... Read more



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