How to Unsubscribe from Browser Push Notifications?

Web Push allows websites to notify users of new messages or updated content. When you receive a notification from a website you do not want to, you can unsubscribe as soon at the notification appears.

 

Chrome

  1. Open a new browser tab and type chrome://settings/content and you will see the below pop up
  2. Go to Notifications section. Click Manage Exceptions. This will list all the URL from where you have subscribed to notifications. You can click on the URL of the site you want to unsubscribe. You can allow or deny or completely remove a website.
    Note: In Windows: When you see a push notification, click on the right mouse button to open a drop-down menu, then, Click the «Disable notifications» button.

Chrome on Android

  1. Open chrome on your android device and go to menu by clicking on menu icon from top right. Now go to settings page by clicking on “Settings” from the menu.
  2. Go to Site Settings by clicking on “site settings” on the Settings page.
  3. Go to notifications and select the website whose permission you want to revoke – On the Notifications tab, you will see all the websites whom you have permitted to send you notifications. Choose the website from which you do not wish to receive updates.
  4. Confirm and done! – When you click on “clear and reset”, a pop up confirms if you want to reset the permissions. Click on “clear and reset” in this pop up and you will no longer receive notifications from this website.

Firefox

  1. Click the menu button and choose Preferences.
  2. Select the Privacy & Security panel and go down to the Permissions section.
  3. Click the Settings button next to Notifications.
  4. Select the website.
  5. Click Remove Website.

To stop notifications on a specific webpage (requires a page reload): Click the Site Info button icon to bring up the Control Center, find the Receive Notifications permission and click the x next to Allowed to remove the permission.

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    […] C. User’s Opt Out An important point to note about website push notifications being a permission-based channel is that this permission can be revoked very easily. Users can simply right click on any notification and block further notifications from a particular site. What this means is that, your push notification subscriber list is pretty high quality, since the people who remain your subscribers are actually interested in hearing from you. On the flip side, it also requires that websites craft compelling push notification content to keep subscribers engaged (Learn More). […]

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