Windows 10 notifications display a banner and play a sound when they pop up on your desktop. For some apps, particularly those that display frequent notifications, you may still want to see the notification but don’t want to hear the annoying sound over and over. Fortunately, you can configure your notifications on an app-by-app basis to disable the notification sound while keeping the banner. Here’s how.
Microsoft really wants you to use Cortana, the built-in digital assistant in Windows 10. In fact, they want you to use Cortana so much that they pester you with notifications, even if you never touched Cortana in the first place. Here’s how to turn them off.
Action Center in Windows 10 keeps you up to date with important system and application events by displaying notifications on your desktop. Sometimes, however, you want to work or play in peace. Here’s how to use the Quiet Hours feature to temporarily disable Windows 10 notifications.
The Windows 10 Action Center includes a number of Quick Actions, handy buttons that manage certain functions or link you to common apps. But some users may prefer a simpler Action Center interface focused on their notifications. If that’s you, here’s how you can hide the Quick Action icons in the Windows 10 Action Center.
Action Center was first introduced in the initial release of Windows 10. But with the launch of the Anniversary Update this month, Action Center is now much more prominent in the desktop taskbar. If you don’t use Action Center, here’s how to remove its icon from your taskbar.