How to Turn Notifications On or Off in Messenger on Windows 11

Windows 11 mute or unmute all notifications in Messenger

The article guides the user on how to manage notifications in the Messenger Desktop app on Windows 11, a standalone messaging tool by Facebook. The user can turn all notifications on or off based on personal preference or circumstance, such as when in a meeting or awaiting an urgent message. The procedure includes launching the app, accessing preferences, selecting the Notifications tab, and finally toggling the mute all notifications switch.

This article explains how to turn all notifications on or off in the Messenger Desktop app on Windows 11.

The Messenger Desktop app is a standalone messaging app developed by Facebook that allows users to send and receive messages, make audio and video calls, and share files and media with other users without going through a web browser.

When you use the Messenger app on Windows, you can turn auto-start on or off, change your online status, turn message preview on or off, and more.

Another setting one can change in the Messenger app is to mute or unmute all notifications. When muted, you will not get notifications from the Messenger app when someone messages, calls, or waves at you.

There could be various reasons why someone would want to turn all notifications on or off in the Messenger app. For instance, if you are in a meeting, studying, or working on an important task, you might not want to be disturbed by notifications from the app.

On the other hand, if you are waiting for an urgent message or call, you might want to keep all notifications turned on to avoid missing out on anything important. Whatever the reason, it’s good to know that you can turn all notifications on or off in the Messenger app.

Turn all notifications on or off in the Messenger app

As mentioned above, users can turn all notifications on or off in the Messenger app on Windows. When off, they won’t receive any notifications from the app.

Here’s how to do that.

First, launch the app by clicking the Start menu and selecting it on the All Apps list.

Open Facebook Messenger Desktop app on Start menu

You can also launch the app from the Taskbar or Taskbar overflow.

Open Facebook Messenger desktop app on taskbar overflow

When the app opens, click your profile image and select Preferences at the bottom left of your screen.

Facebook Messenger app Preferences button

Next, select the Notifications tab on the left. Under “Mute all notifications,” toggle the switch button below it to the On position to mute all notifications.

To disable it, toggle the switch button to the Off position to unmute all notifications.

Turn all notifications on or off in Messenger app

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to mute or unmute all notifications in the Messenger Desktop app. Please use the comments form below if you find any errors or have something to add.

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