How to Stop Notifications From Facebook

Today I'm going to share with you how to switch off notices for a single Facebook post, and manage what you see and when. How To Stop Notifications From Facebook

Use these instructions if Facebook generally notifies you with an email when there's a brand-new talk about a post by somebody.

Why would I desire to turn off notices on a Facebook post?

In some cases you desire to post a talk about a Facebook post however you don't wish to see all of the replies and remarks that follow it. Why might this be? Here are some examples ...

  • Your buddy has actually had a good (or bad) event in their life and published about it, and you wish to post a message of congratulations or assistance but you understand about a million other -people are going to post a comparable remark and you do not desire great deals of e-mails flooding your mailbox.

  • You've entered a competitors by commenting on a company's post however you do not wish to see all the other entries.

  • You've commented on a news product somebody's shared but it's rather distressing and you do not wish to be reminded of it every time somebody else comments.


These instructions work for posts in either your main timeline or a Facebook group, but they look slightly various so I've simplified into 2 sections.

So, how do I prevent Facebook from emailing me whenever there's a comment, if I do not desire to alter my whole Facebook alerts settings?

How do I shut off Facebook notifications in a post on my timeline?

If you wish to keep a post available in your timeline (i.e. you do not wish to conceal it) however you do not desire to get notifications of further talk about the post once you have actually commented, here is how to Stop notifications.

First, discover and press the little down-arrow in the leading right-hand corner of the post:



This will give you a menu of things you can do:



You can see here that you can likewise Hide the post or unfollow the individual who posted it. However we desire to click on Shut off alerts at the bottom of the list.

Now Facebook will verify exactly what you have actually done:



This works, as you can click Switch on Alerts if you did this by mistake.

If you wish to turn your notices back on at any time (so that you get an e-mail every time somebody else remarks), go and discover the post, click the down-arrow and pick Switch on notices:



Now you will get an e-mail each time someone talk about the post.

How do I switch off Facebook alerts on my own post?

Of course this is somewhat different-- if you wish to turn off notifications on one of your own posts, you get more alternatives when you click that down-arrow:



How do I turn off Facebook notices in a Group?

If you belong to a Facebook Group but pick not to have it turn up in your timeline (for example, if you're in a photo-a-day group and would wind up with 80 posts a day in your Facebook timeline), there's a slightly different method to switch off notices.

In this example, a good friend has actually posted about the Terrific British Bake-Off and another buddy has pointed out, and tagged me in their comment, that I haven't seen it yet and will be seeing it tomorrow. I do not want to see any more remarks in case someone lets slip who's left the competition.

Click on the little down-arrow in the leading right corner of the post ...



This will raise a menu. Here you can likewise report a post as spam if you need to-- however we're going to concentrate on turning off the notifications. You do that by clicking Turn off notifications:.



As soon as you've done that, you'll see a message above the post informing you that you will not get notices about this post. This indicates that whenever anyone talk about the post, you won't get an e-mail telling you that this has actually taken place.

Note that you will also see a clickable link allowing you to Turn On Notices-- which is extremely useful if you've done this by mishap. You can click Switch on Notices to make sure you still get remarks emailed to you:.



If you wish to turn alerts back on for a post, go and find the post (you have not concealed it, so it will still be in your timeline or the group it was posted in). Click the down-arrow again and pick Turn on notifications:.



Now you will receive an e-mail each time somebody discuss the post.

This post has actually shown you the best ways to turn off alerts in your Facebook timeline, on your own posts and in Groups. You can discover more on social networks in the Resource Guide or using the Browse box in the right-hand column.

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