With Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) The new notifications arrived, much more complete and dynamic, as if they were widgets with which we can now have buttons to perform actions and with gestures to expand their information, but they also add the possibility of disable notifications that we don’t want.
There are many applications that do not allow us to deactivate their notifications from their own configuration, and when we are not interested in their notifications this can be annoying, especially if they are applications that have not yet adapted to the new conditions of Google Play and continue to do so. misuse of notifications to display advertising.
Disabling notifications on Android
Turn off app notifications from Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) It is very simple. We just have to open the “Application information”, uncheck “Show notifications” and confirm that we want disable notifications for that application.
We can access the “Application Information” in various ways depending on our device. We can access the application information from Settings> Manage applications> All and find the application that we want to deactivate its notifications, on some devices by dragging the application icon to Application Information and another way is directly from an application notification, for this we just have to press for several seconds on the notification to bring up the option to see the application information.
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