Google Chrome hack lets you block those annoying 'web notifications' pop-ups

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IF you're tired of every website asking you to 'allow site notifications' then you may want to try this Google Chrome trick.

You can actually turn off those annoying pop ups and avoid getting spammed.

How to turn off 'show notifications' on Google Chrome

On the desktop version of Chrome, click on the three dots in the top right hand corner.

Then, click Settings and select 'Privacy and security'.

Next, click 'Site Settings' and look for the 'Permissions' section.

Here you need to click 'Notifications'.

You'll see a section that says 'Don't allow sites to send notifications' under 'Default behaviour'.

Click the circle next to this section so it turns blue.

Now, you should be able to browse on Google Chrome without the annoying pop ups.

How to stop Chrome pop ups on your smartphone

The steps are a little bit different to change these settings on your smartphone.

Open the Chrome app and click the three dots near the top right corner of the browser.

Select 'Settings' and then click 'Site settings' and 'Notifications'.

You should then see a toggle that you need to turn off.

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