Enabling or Disabling WhatsApp Notifications in Windows 11

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The article discusses how to manage notifications in the WhatsApp app on Windows 11. It provides a step-by-step guide for turning notifications on or off, specific to messages, reactions and calls. This allows users to reduce distractions and increase productivity based on personal needs. The effectiveness of this customisation is subjective to the individual’s preferences.

This article explains how to turn notifications on or off in Skype on Windows 11.

WhatsApp is a popular cross-platform messaging app that allows users to send text and voice messages, make voice and video calls, share files, and more.

One can configure many settings with the WhatsApp app in Windows, including starting the WhatsApp app at login, turning read receipts on or off, and more.

Another setting one can configure with WhatsApp for Windows is turning notifications on or off. Users can turn individual notifications for messages, reactions, and calls on or off, even when the app is closed.

Some people prefer to turn off notifications to avoid being disturbed during important meetings, while others prefer to keep them on to stay updated with important messages.

Turning off notifications for certain messages or calls can also help reduce distraction and increase productivity. Ultimately, it depends on the individual’s needs and preferences.

Turn notifications on or off in WhatsApp

As mentioned above, users using WhatsApp on Windows can turn notifications on or off to help reduce distractions and increase productivity.

Here’s how to do that.

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

Turn on Start WhatsApp at login on Windows 11

When the app opens, click the Settings (gear) button at the bottom left corner.

Turn on Start WhatsApp at login on Windows 11

On the Settings pane, click the Notifications tab on the left.

Turn notifications on or off in WhatsApp on Windows 11

On the right, under Notifications, toggle the buttons for the following settings to turn notifications on or off for them.

  • Messages
  • Reactions
  • Calls
Turn notifications on or off in WhatsApp on Windows 11

You can also turn notifications when WhatsApp is closed on or off.

That should do it!

Conclusion:

This post showed you how to turn notifications on or off in WhatsApp on Windows 11. If you find any errors above or have something to add, please use the comments form below.

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