How to Disable All Toast Notifications on Windows 10

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Do you want to disable toast notifications once and for all?

In an earlier tutorial, I have shown you how to stop notifications on Windows 10 using the Settings App.

Today you will learn a more general approach, we are going to disable toast notifications for all of Windows 10 apps and system notifications.

We will be using the Group Policy Editor and Registry Editor.

Let’s go!

Disable Windows 10 Toast Notifications Using Group Policy

Open your Run prompt using Windows+R keyboard shortcut, type in gpedit.msc, hit Enter.

Go to “User Configuration” > “Administrative Templates” > “Start Menu and Taskbar” > “Notifications

Double-click on “Turn off toast notifications“.

Check “Enabled” and click “OK“. You don’t need a restart.

Disable Windows 10 Toast Notifications Using Registry

Open the Registry Editor using the command regedit in Run.

Go to this path:


Right-click on “Windows” and choose “New” > “Key“.

Create a new “DWORD (32-bit) Value” and name it DisableNotificationCenter.

Change the value of “DisableNotificationCenter” to 1. Click “OK“.

There you have it!

If you have any questions or want to leave an opinion use the comment section below.

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  • Microsoft Bob says:


    Thanks for the info.
    Windows 10 is just awful. Surprising how a company that had it all together with Windows 7 can end up releasing such an obviously inferior product. It’s been a downward spiral for Windows ever since.

    Modern computing sucks

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