How to Disable or Turn Off Notification Sounds in Windows 10

October 25th, 2016 by Admin Leave a reply »

Keep hearing the annoying notification sound? Windows 10 notification sounds might drive you crazy. In this tutorial we’ll show you 2 simple ways to disable or turn off notification sounds in Windows 10.

Method 1: Turn Off Windows 10 Notification Sounds from Settings App

  1. Click the Start button and then click the Settings icon, or press Windows key + I to open the Settings app.

  2. On the main settings screen, click System.

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  3. On the left side of the window, click on Notifications & actions. Then, on the right side, scroll down to the “Get notifications from these senders” section, and click on the app that you want to block from playing notification sound.

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  4. Turn off the option named “Play a sound when a notification arrives“. Repeat these steps and you can disable notification sounds from other apps.

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Method 2: Turn Off Windows 10 Notification Sounds from Control Panel

  1. Open the Control Panel in Large or Small icons view. Click the Sound option.

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  2. When the Sound Settings dialog opens, click the Sounds tab.
  3. Select the Notification option under the Program Events section. Click the Sounds drop-down list at the bottom and select None. Click OK to save your change.

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  4. Now your Windows 10 system will still be able to receive all the notifications, but it won’t play sounds any longer.