Privacy and Security Enable or Disable Show Notifications in Settings app in Windows 11


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This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable showing notifications in the Settings app for your account in Windows 11.

When 'Show me notifications is the Settings app" is turned off, required notifications are still shown.



Contents

  • Option One: Turn On or Off Show Notifications in Settings app in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off Show Notifications in Settings app using REG file




Option One

Turn On or Off Show Notifications in Settings app in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Privacy & security on the left side, and click/tap on General on the right side. (see screenshot below)

Open General settings

Show_me_notifications_in_the_Settings_app-1.png

3 Turn On (default) or Off Show me notifications in the Settings app for what you want. (see screenshot below)

Show_me_notifications_in_the_Settings_app-2.png

4 You can now close Settings if you like.




Option Two

Turn On or Off Show Notifications in Settings app using REG file


1 Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you want.

2 Turn On Show Notifications in Settings app

This is the default setting.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the REG file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_ON_suggested_content_in_Settings.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SystemSettings\AccountNotifications]
"EnableAccountNotifications"=dword:00000001

3 Turn Off Show Notifications in Settings app

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the REG file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_OFF_suggested_content_in_Settings.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SystemSettings\AccountNotifications]
"EnableAccountNotifications"=dword:00000000

4 Save the .reg file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You can now delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink


 

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