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Website notifications appear in the lower right corner of your screen and are also displayed in the Notification Center. When notifications are turned on for a website, they will still appear even if Microsoft Edge is closed. 

An example of a website notification in the Notification Center.

Note: If you are receiving unwanted pop-ups, which are not the same as website notifications, please see Block pop-ups in Microsoft Edge. Pop-ups are advertisements, notices, offers, and alerts that open in your current browser window, in a new window, or in another tab,

How to stop website notifications in Microsoft Edge

You can remove or block notifications for individual websites in the following ways:

Remove or block notifications in Edge settings

  1. In Edge, go to Settings and more  in the upper right corner of your browser window.

    An image showing the Settings and more menu in Microsoft Edge.

  2. Select Settings  > Cookies and site permissions and select Notifications. Under Allow, you will find a list of websites that are currently sending you notifications.

  3. Select the three dots next to the website from which you want to stop receiving notifications and select either Remove or Block.

    Image showing the Allow section of Microsoft Edge's Notification Settings.

    • Selecting Block stops the website from sending you notifications.

    • Selecting Remove stops notifications also, but if you visit this website in the future the site will ask if you want to allow notifications again. 

Manage notifications from your browser address bar 

To check or manage notifications while visiting a website you’ve already subscribed to, follow the steps below:   

  1. Select View site information to the left of your address bar.

  2. Under Permissions for this site Notifications, choose Block from the drop-down menu.

    Image showing the Notifications permissions in Edge's browser address bar.

    Note: You can resubscribe to a website's notifications in the future by returning to this menu and choosing Allow.

To learn how to access your Notification Center, see How to open Notification Center and Quick Settings.

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