Push notifications are those browser notifications you get when subscribing to a news or other site and want to stay on track with new posts on the site, without opening it. They appear as pop-ups, usually in the bottom right of your computer. Since many users of SensorsTechForum have complained about adware misusing this Push Notifications technology, we have decided to show you how you can completely bock them out of your computer, in case they keep annoying you.
Block Push Notifications from Google Chrome
In order to disable Push Notifications on Google Chrome, we recommend that you follow the steps underneath:
Step 1:Open Google Chrome and in the address bar type:
Step 2: In the window which will appear, scroll down to where you see “Notifications”.
Step 3: Here you will see the websites to which you are currently subscribed for push notifications. Select a site for which to unsubscribe and remove it.
Block Push Notifications from Mozilla Firefox
To block out Push Notifications from Firefox, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Open Mozilla Firefox browser and go to the Firefox drop-down menu to find the options.
Step 2: In the search bar on the top right, type“Notifications” and then click on “Settings”.
Step 3: In “Settings”, select the sites which you want to block and click on “Block” and then “Save Changes”.
How to Block Push Notifications from Microsoft Edge
To block off notifications in Edge browser, open it and follow these steps:
Step 1: Open Edge top right drop-down menu and click “Settings”.
Step 2: On settings, open “View Advanced Settings”.
Step 3: Click on Manage in the Advanced Settings menu, where it says “Website Permissions”.
Step 4: Once again deny the notifications from sites, which you do not want to see.
How to Block Push Notifications from Safari
To disable push notifications on Safari browser, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Open your web browser and then go to the Safari panel.
Step 2: In the Safari panel, click on Preferences.
Step 3: Select the sites you wish to remove permanently in the notification area. Allow or Deny it as you please.
How to Block Push Notifications from Apple Devices (iPad and iPhone)
To get rid of Push Notifications from your mobile Apple device, use the following steps:
Step 1: Open your Settings tab.
Step 2: Tap Notifications on the left side of your device.
Step 3: Scroll until you locate the apps.
Step 4: Find the app, which you want to have push notifications removed and tap on it. You can customise the level of notifications you want to receive from this app and you can also switch them off completely.
How to Block Push Notifications from Android Devices
To block push notifications from your Android device, open Chrome browser (by default) and follow the steps below:
Step 1: Open the menu and then Settings.
Step 2: Scroll down and click on the Site Settings.
Step 3: In Site Settings continue to scroll down until you locate “Notifications”.
Step 4: When you find it, deny the sites for which you do not want to see push notifications anymore.
Step 5: On the next screen tap on clear and reset to block the push notifications effectively.
- Guide 1: How to Remove from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove
Step 2: Uninstall and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as , the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the will be removed.
Eliminate from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.