Clearing the Notification After the scheduled notification has arrived, the same apply here. Also refer: Accessibility in Windows 8 Hope this will be helpful. In fact, unless you know where to look, you may not even realize you have Windows 8 updates. From adding a Start menu to disabling the bulky ribbon, noisy live tiles, and unnecessary lock. Users on touch screen devices can swipe-in from the right edge of the screen to reveal the Charms bar. This will open the Metro Control Panel You will notice how everything is turned off, the first thing we need to do is re-enable notifications. Enabling or disabling toaster notifications There are two ways to disable notifications, one is temporary and the other one is permanent.
Windows Update Notifier is one way to do just that. Right-click on the icon in the taskbar for Windows Update Notifier. You can start Windows Update Notifier with Windows 8, hide the tray icon and choose the frequency it checks for updates. To Windows 8 has a number of features that can be annoying to experienced users of the traditional Windows desktop. For me, it is to limiting and annoying at the moment to be of any use. Does Anyone Really Know What Time it Is? So third party utility for notifications is just overkill.
Bring up the Charms Bar with Windows-C or by moving the mouse cursor to the lower or upper right corner of the screen. Simply click on it to disable all application notifications. Open the registry editor by hitting Windows + R then entering regedit in the dialog box that appears. You can turn them completely off, turn only sound off and also control if the notifications will show up on lock screen or not. You can also change how Windows 8 deals with updates by running it as the Administrator on your system. To enable the notifications again, just go to Windows Charms bar and click on the Notifications button again.
You can also disable the notifications for each app or for all apps. Types of notifications in Windows 8 Before going forward and discuss about the actual methods to enable or disable notifications in Windows 8, we will need to know the types of notifications in Windows 8. Turns out I found some voice commands with the same sound file. In Outlook 2013 it uses Windows 8 notifications to show when you receive new e-mail. Because the apps that create lock screen notifications may need to run, even when Windows is sleeping.
To answer to your questions you may refer the steps below. Turning Notifications Off : This is the last resort you will like to take, but when there is nothing else, use this nuke option. Toaster notifications Toaster notifications are those which are displayed on screen in the form of a popup. How can I activate the Mail notifications on the Desktop? You can disable Clear History of Tile Notification on exit : Though not recommended because you will never be able to trace back notifications when you get back to your computer after a restart, but if you want, you can enable this to have a cleaner notification centre. For recurring notifications, , you may want to leverage a to schedule the next notification in the sequence.
Windows 7 had a few notification above the system tray while Windows 8 notifications will come on the right hand side of the screen. Press Windows key + F, type Sound in search, click settings, select Sound from the list. Here you can change the notification time duration. Its always good to know where you can control them but turning them completely off will make you forget this forever. Notifications on Windows 8 are now a decent, and the non-intrusive way to let you know something has happened which could be a background service which stopped, a new email or where there are more options for apps for a particular files type. Before I look at options to turn notifications off for specific apps or for all apps, I'd like to write down how Microsoft or third party developers can improve the experience. Windows 8-style apps can use several different types of notifications — traditional toast notifications, lock screen notifications, and live tiles.
Furthermore, to turn them on, tap the sound bar and choose another sound type in the list. From here, you enable or disable notifications for each individual app you have installed. I can see where this may come in handy: a mail widget displaying the unread mail count, a weather app cycling through all weather conditions in selected places, or the finance app highlighting latest stock market happenings in realtime. To be honest, I do not get the reasoning behind the decision at all. You have various options to turn off or turn the toast notifications. These are the most concerning notifications as they will show your new email or a new message etc when they arrive.
Step 1: Click or tap on the Mail app tile on the Start screen to launch it. Knowing when you have updates in a way that makes you truly notice them is key to ensuring you never miss out on a Windows 8 update. Full coverage of background tasks is a bit out of scope for this post, but the and should provide insight into how to use tasks in conjunction with notifications. Basic Level of Notification Control Control How long a notification stays up : Default notification up time is for 5 seconds, but if you feel you need it to stay up a bit more, you can choose between 5, 7, 15, 30 second and even more up to 5 minutes. If you glance away from your screen, you may miss them. Live tiles Live tiles are notifications within the tiles of Windows 8 Start screen.