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[Windows 8] How to enable or disable app notifications

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As you already knew, there are many and many new features in Windows 8. Most of them are focused on touch and mobile experiences. If you have used a smartphone, you problem know about “notifications,” which is the way your apps notify you of something. In Windows 8, there is a notification system that allows Modern apps and the desktop to attract your attention. For example, the Messaging app may show a notification about a new message.

Sometimes, you want to turn off notifications of an app or all of your apps. I will help you figure out how to do that in this article.

HOW TO TURN NOTIFICATIONS ON OR OFF

To manage your app notifications, do the following:

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Done!

HOW TO TEMPORARILY DISABLE NOTIFICATIONS

Sometimes I connect my computer with a TV to watch movies, and I need to hide all app notifications for a period of time or my dad and mom may read my messages when the Messaging app shows its notifications. To solve this problem, Windows 8 provides user a very quick way to temporarily hide all notifications. You can temporarily hide all app notifications doing the following:

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CONCLUSION

Despite the lack of a notification center (which is a place to show all notifications, such as in Android and iOS), Windows 8 finally has an effective notification system compared to previous Windows version. And now you know how to enable/disable it. Enjoy!