Turn off toast notifications

This policy setting turns off toast notifications for applications. If you enable this policy setting applications will not be able to raise toast notifications. Note that this policy does not affect taskbar notification balloons. Note that Windows system features are not affected by this policy. You must enable/disable system features individually to stop their ability to raise toast notifications. If you disable or do not configure this policy setting toast notifications are enabled and can be turned off by the administrator or user. No reboots or service restarts are required for this policy setting to take effect.

Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> SOFTWARE -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> PushNotifications # NoToastApplicationNotification

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Start Menu and Taskbar -> Notifications


* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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