How to enable or disable Windows Notification Center

The notification center is a distinctive feature of Windows 10, which is responsible for communicating the user's work with various utilities through alerts. This makes it possible to efficiently use the programs on your PC. Some users do not need this system, as it can distract from the workflow. Therefore, below we attach detailed instructions on how to disable it.

Methods for disabling the Notification Center.

Log in to the notification center

First you need to find out where the information system is located. Traditionally, it is located on the tray. In addition, a convenient combination of Windows + A will quickly open a tab on the display. If you are using a device on a touch platform, then to enter the utility, drag your finger from the right edge of the screen to the middle.

How to set up notifications

Now let's move on to the moment how to enable the Windows 10 notification center. Due to the entrance to the dispatcher, a window will pop up containing a layout of letters and shortcuts for instant operations. Above the icons there is a “∧” (it can also be represented by the word “expand”), which is responsible for viewing all instantaneous operations. Frequently used cells can be displayed on four constantly displayed posts for convenience. To do this among the shortcuts, select Options → System → Notifications and actions → Choose quick actions. Letters pop up in the right corner of the display and disappear after some time. The "∧" button expands the full text of the notice. If you are interested in the displayed information, then by clicking the left mouse button on the notification, go to the sender program.

You can delete notifications in different ways:

  1. Close the alert with the button "×" (this way you can get rid of both a specific letter and all the letters from one dispatcher). The button appears when you move the cursor.
  2. Footnote "Clear notifications", located above the icons of instant operations, completely removes messages.

Do not have time to read the letter? It does not matter, you definitely find it in the Notification Center. The notifications you read are removed automatically.

Deactivating ad display

Continuously coming and disturbing messages are turned off by the following method:

  1. (Start → parameters → system → notifications and actions) also buttons (Win + I). The advantage of the method is the ability to leave the alerts you need.
  2. By clicking the right mouse button on the center icon, a tab will appear containing a “do not disturb” line. This is probably an excellent fast path.
  3. Resort to the registry editor.
    • Win + R, type regedit.
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ PushNotifications.
    • Click the right mouse button and form the DWORD format 32 bits. Title put ToastEnabled, indicator 0.
    • Update the explorer in the task manager or restart the system.

Disable notification center icon

Regardless of the removal of notices, it is possible to temporarily or permanently turn off the utility:

  1. Registry Editor (Win + R, type regedit).

“HKEY_CURRENT_USER \ Software \ Policies \ Microsoft \ Windows \ Explorer” (if the explorer does not exist, make it).

  1. Form the DWORD format 32 bits, designate it “DisableNotificationCenter” and set the value to 1.
  2. Update Explorer in Task Manager or restart your computer.

At the same time, after performing these actions, the icon will disappear. To return a function, set the value to 0 for the criterion.

Windows 10 Pro

Analog for Windows 10 Pro:

  1. Local Group Policy Editor (log in with gpedit.msc or Win + R).
  2. User Configuration → Administrative Templates → Start Menu and Taskbar.
  3. Double-click on "Delete Notifications and Notification Center Icon" to assign the concept "Enabled".
  4. Update Explorer in Task Manager or restart your computer.

After these steps, the center image will disappear from the tray.

Now you understand how to remove obsessive utility from Windows. However, do not forget about some alerts that may be useful and will help prevent your PC from working difficulties.