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How do I switch from Windows Action Center notifications back to Chrome Notifications?

How do I switch from Windows Action Centre notifications back to Chrome Notifications?

Chrome has switched the way it does browser notifications. Chrome now uses Windows Action Centre notifications for all browser notifications. If you are not happy with this change, there is an easy way to switch back.

Paste this in your toolbar:

Disable Native Notifications

If your version of Chrome does NOT expose this as an experimental option, you can edit the chrome config file directly (we are not supporting you on this ... this is really a bit of chrome hacking

in the path:


is a file called

Local State

If you open this file in your favourite text editor, you will find


Change that to:


to disable OS notifications for Chrome


to enable OS notifications for Chrome

Updated on: 10/10/2022

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