How To Change Your Facebook Notification Settings (For Beginners)

How To Change Your Facebook Notification Settings (For Beginners)
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If you or someone you know needs help managing their Facebook notifications, either because they can’t stand getting all the emails or they just want to adjust them a little, here’s how it’s done.The video above will walk you through the process, but here are the steps you need to follow to alter your Facebook notifications settings:

  1. Log in to Facebook.
  2. Click the Account menu at the top right of the page and choose Account Settings.
  3. At the bar on the top of the Account Settings page, click Notifications.
  4. You’ll now see a large page of notifications with two checkboxes beside them. The checkbox on the left is for email and the checkbox on the right is for text messages. Checking a box means you’ll get a notification and unchecking a box means you won’t. Simply choose the options you want.
  5. When you’re done making your choices, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the button labelled Save Changes.

That’s it. You’re all done! As an alternative, if you’d like to receive all your notifications as a daily email digest, read this guide too.


  • There are often more applications hidden by a “show more” link at the bottom of the list on this page. This is the most common cause of hearing my friends say they’ve already switched off notifications but are still receiving some
    New apps have notifications on by default, so come back to this page often. Additionally have a filter on your email to archive and mark as read any facebook notifications so you can ignore them.

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