The iPhone enables certain government alerts — emergency alerts and AMBER alerts — by default. These alerts can be critically important, but they override the user’s silent or Do Not Disturb settings and therefore aren’t appropriate for all users or all situations. Here’s how to disable emergency and AMBER alerts if necessary.
By default, Apple Watch wearers will receive several reminders each day to use the Breathe app, which helps train users in deep breathing for better health. But if you don’t plan to use this feature, Breathe reminders quickly becoming annoying. Here’s how to turn off or manage Breathe reminders on your Apple Watch.
Want to see every individual notification from a particular application on your iPhone lock screen or in Notification Center? Here’s how to manage and turn off grouped notifications in iOS 12.
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.
With so many apps using iOS notifications, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. If you have a lock screen full of outdated notifications on your iPhone, here’s the trick to quickly clear them all at once.
Website notifications can be a convenient way to stay up to date with your favorite websites. But some users don’t want to use Web notifications. Instead of being forced to decline notification requests on every website, here’s how you can block all notification requests in the latest version of Firefox.
We’re fans of the Activity Sharing feature on the Apple Watch, which lets you keep track of how much exercise you’re getting compared to your pals. But if you’re tired of seeing “Jack finished a workout!” 35 times a week, we’re here for you. We’ve got the details on how to turn off those notifications for all of your friends or for one person at a time.
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.
Whenever you add a new event into the Calendar app on your Mac, does it automatically add an alert to remind you before the event happens? If not (and you’d like it to, or you’d like to change the timing!), we’ve got your bases covered in this article.