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Stupid Windows 10 notifications

Post by Tech-dance » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:30 pm

We've all been there - in the middle of our best take when some stupid notification about nothing chimes in randomly! How do we turn this off for good? Usually some marketing email but can be some YouTube or social media crap. So distracting!

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Re: Stupid Windows 10 notifications

Post by -steve- » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:45 pm

Don't run your email app, disallow notifications in your browser, etc., etc
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Re: Stupid Windows 10 notifications

Post by Tech-dance » Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:04 am

I hear you Steve. Mail app notifications seem to chime in regardless of whether the Mail app is open or not!

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Re: Stupid Windows 10 notifications

Post by Mauri » Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:22 pm

Go to Start > Settings > System > Notifications and actions. Under "Notifications" turn off "Get notifications from apps and other senders", that should stop most. I've un-ticked everything on this page without any harm...so far. If you don't like it just reverse what you did.

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Re: Stupid Windows 10 notifications

Post by NathanBros » Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:16 pm

Suddenly I feel good on still using Windows 7. :)
Here's the official MS article on changing these settings:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/hel ... n-settings
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Re: Stupid Windows 10 notifications

Post by Tech-dance » Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:17 am

Perhaps Windows 10 is better for gathering data on people. Thank otherwise? Why did MS push Windows 7 users to upgrade quite like they did when it was first launched? Other than the fact that it was arguably a glorified public beta!

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Re: Stupid Windows 10 notifications

Post by Tech-dance » Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:22 am

Mauri wrote:
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:22 pm
Go to Start > Settings > System > Notifications and actions. Under "Notifications" turn off "Get notifications from apps and other senders", that should stop most. I've un-ticked everything on this page without any harm...so far. If you don't like it just reverse what you did.

Cheers,

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Good advice Mauri. I’ve done all this is in the past, however you end up having to re-enable it in order for certain things to work. Also if you turn things off you find they get turned back on with certain build updates

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Re: Stupid Windows 10 notifications

Post by -steve- » Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:23 am

I'm tellin' ya. Don't let the email app start up.
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