How to Disable Push Notifications (Chrome/Firefox/Safari 2020)

How to Disable Push Notifications (Chrome/Firefox/Safari 2020)

This article has been created to explain to you how you what are push notifications and how you can disable them on Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Safari and Opera browsers.

Push notifications are something that has been created with the main idea to help keep you updated with latest developments on a given website but with a pop-up notification even when your browser is minimized. The main idea behind this is to keep users interested in the given site up to date with it’s latest developments. Since some sites may use some misleading practices to get their users to automatically accept push notifications, we have decided to show users how they can turn off Push Notifications on their browsers. Let’s begin!

Disable Push Notifications on Chrome

If you want to turn off Push notifications on Google Chrome, you should follow these steps:

Step 1: From the top-right drop-down menu, choose Settings.

Step 2: From the settings menu, choose “Advanced Settings” on it’s bottom:

Step 3: Locate “Content Settings” and click it:

Step 4: Locate “Notifications” and open it:

Step 5: Click on the three dots icon on the right of the notifications you do not want to see and choose among Block, Edit or Remove options:

Disable Push Notifications on Firefox

Step 1: Click on the top-right ribbed drop-down menu of Firefox and choose Options.

Step 2: From “Settings”, type “notifications” in the search box: and click on settings from it’s right:

Step 3: Mark the site, you do not want notifications from, click on “Remove” and then click on “Save Changes”

Disable Push Notifications on Opera Browser

Step 1: When you open Opera, press the ALT+P key combination. It will open your Settings tab.

Step 2: On the top-right search bar, type “Content” and you will be taken to Content Settings. Open It.

Step 3: Locate Notifications and open it:

Step 4: Repeat the same process as you did with Chrome to choose one of the three options when you click on the three dots:

Disable Push Notifications on Safari

Step 1: Go to Safari’s Preferences.

Step 2: Choose the websites you do not want to see notifications from and change from Allow to Deny:


Ventsislav Krastev

Ventsislav has been covering the latest malware, software and newest tech developments at SensorsTechForum for 3 years now. He started out as a network administrator. Having graduated Marketing as well, Ventsislav also has passion for discovery of new shifts and innovations in cybersecurity that become game changers. After studying Value Chain Management and then Network Administration, he found his passion within cybersecrurity and is a strong believer in basic education of every user towards online safety.

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