Is your phone going nuts with Facebook notifications? Let’s take a look at how to control them.

Start by opening the app on your phone. Click the three-line menu bar.

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Scroll down to Settings and Privacy and tap it. Then tap Settings.

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Scroll down to Notifications.  It’s a long scroll. But keep going. Then choose Notification Settings.

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You’ll see a long list of notification options. Let’s skip that for now and scroll all the way to the bottom for Where you Receive Notifications.

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You have three options:

  • Push – which are notifications from your phone
  • Email
  • SMS – which are text messages

Tap on any of them to change the settings and turn off notifications.

For example, I can turn off any and all phone notifications. Just tap the slider bar to turn off sounds, vibrations, and lights.

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I have Email set to Only email me about my account

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If you’re getting email notifications, just tap to change.

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If you’re receiving notifications via text, just hop in and turn them off. These can be particularly problematic for someone without unlimited texting. They are also incredibly annoying.

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Tomorrow, I’ll show you how to control specific types of notifications.