Here is how to enable native notifications on your Google Chrome web browser in Windows 10. Also explained is an easy way to manage native Chrome notifications to customize your experience on PC Windows 10 devices. This is a useful Chrome browser feature that allows users to merge notifications with the native Windows 10 notification system. Anyone can enable, disable and configure native Chrome notifications on Windows 10. Keep reading to learn how to do it in a few simple steps.
Google Chrome 68 and later versions have brought lots more to the table than in the previous iterations of the popular web browser. Picture-in-picture mode, ability to sync Chrome mobile bookmarks with the desktop version and many other features, including an option to set a separate background for each tab in the web browser, are aimed to enhance productivity. On a separate note, if you don’t like the new look of Chrome, here is how you can get the old Chrome interface back on your device. Beside all these, the search engine giant has brought native Windows 10 notifications.
Although the support for setting up toast notifications has been available for a long time, but it required custom implementation. That’s changed now because you can see Chrome notifications as native Windows 10 notifications.
The new feature shows Action Center notifications for websites and applications set to push notifications.
See the instructions in the following tutorials to learn the steps to enable or disable native notifications on Google Chrome in Windows 10.
Enable / Disable Chrome Native Notifications On Windows 10
To turn on Chrome native notifications on Windows 10 PC, follow these steps:
- Open Chrome browser on your Windows 10 device.
Note: You must be on Chrome 68 or higher to access control notifications option. To check if you have the latest version, head over to the main menu > Help > about Google Chrome.
- Now click on the address bar and type in the following address followed by hitting the enter key:
- On the next screen, click the drop-down menu and select Enable (or Disable to turn off the feature).
- Click the Relaunch now button to let the changes take effect.
Once complete, all the allowed websites and apps will push notifications or alerts in Action Center.
Manage Native Notifications For Chrome On Windows 10
You can customize your experience through the Notifications settings in the Settings app.
- Open Settings.
- Go to System > Notifications & actions
- Under “Get notifications from these senders,” select Google Chrome.
Note: If the option is not showing, allow any website to push notifications as a test, and then go back to the settings page to configure.
In the Google Chrome Settings Notifications page on Windows 10, you will see a list of aspects that can be customized, including the feature to turn notifications for chrome ON or OFF. You can further choose to let these notifications appear in the Action Center alerts. Moreover, it gives users the ability to set their preferred banner color, sound, set priority, and more.
Google is rolling out native notifications in phases, it may not be available everywhere yet but it won’t be long before it’s released for all devices.