How to Turn off Youtube Notifications

If you watch Youtube you probably have a lot of notifications that are sent to your phone and email to alert you of all the new videos that are trending. You might be getting push notifications on your mobile device or daily emails that clutter your inbox.

If you'd like to stop receiving these notifications, we've written a guide on how to free yourself from these notifications easily!

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How to turn off notifications in your browser

Many websites nowadays ask for permission to send you notifications through your browser. If you turned on the ability for Youtube to send you notifications through your browser, you can toggle this setting by clicking the lock icon when you're on the website for Youtube.

Notification Settings a website in Google Chrome

Over here you can turn off any notifications that you get in your browser. This will work for any site that you're getting notifications for!

How to turn off notifications for your mobile device

If you want to stop receiving push notifications and alerts from Youtube on your device, you can update your preferences in your device settings. We've written a step-by-step guide that'll help you adjust these settings in seconds!

Turn off YouTube notifications for Android

  1. Open Settings
  2. Tap Applications and Notifications
  3. Tap Notifications
  4. Open Youtube
  5. Switch the toggle for Notifications

Turn off YouTube notifications on iPhone or iPad

  1. Open Settings
  2. Go to Applications > Youtube
  3. Tap Notifications
  4. Tap sounds and badges

How to turn off youtube notifications on your iPhone or iPad

How to turn off Youtube notifications for your email

There's a couple ways you can stop getting notifications for Youtube sent to your email inbox.

How to stop getting email updates from youtube

You can easily stop email notifications from Youtube by using Unsubscriber. We'll not only allow you to unsubscribe from Youtube, but this application will show you a list of all the senders that are filling your inbox with marketing and newsletter emails. You can choose which ones you'd like to stop sending you emails and handle them all in one go! It's the fastest way to manage your email subscriptions in one go!

Finding an unsubscribe link in an email

For any marketing emails, the sender should be adding an unsubscribe link at the bottom, or a way to manage your email preferences. You can usually find this link at the bottom of the email. Sometimes these links will remove you automatically, and other times you may have to login and set your preferences for all the different types of emails that the sender may update you about. Learn how to unsubscribe from emails directly.

Updating preferences in Youtube's website

The unsubscribe link for Youtube will send you to the account page which looks like the page below.

Notification Preferences for Youtube

You can go to Youtube directly and manage your notification preferences. Here you'll be able to choose which types of content you'd like to get alerts from. After you complete this, you won't receive any futher communications from Youtube to your device or your email and you can live distraction-free!