Notifications can be a very useful utility for your iPhone or iPad--they can also be very annoying. If you're like most people when you install an app for the first time, you have a tendency to quickly agree to the pop-up window that asks if it's ok to send you notifications from the newly added app
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How to disable notifications in iOS 8

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Notifications can be a very useful utility for your iPhone or iPad–they can also be very annoying.  If you’re like most people when you install an app for the first time, you have a tendency to quickly agree to the pop-up window that asks if it’s ok to send you notifications from the newly added app.  That’s the easiest thing to do.  Chances are, if you thought enough about the app to install it in the first place, you most likely won;t mind getting notifications from that app.

What to do with too many notifications?

The problem is, after a while, when your list of installed apps has swelled to some ridiculous amount, now you spend half your screen time dismissing those pesky notifications instead of even reading them like you though you would.  No worries, the answer is an easy enough fix, and can be applied one app at a time as needed, or all at once.

How to disable notifications

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Start by opening your Settings app, then selecting Notifications.  Here is where you can decide what apps are included or not included in Notifications Center.  Apps that are included in Notification Center can be removed as easily as toggling the top switch (Allow Notifications) to the off position.  At this point you will no longer receive notifications from this app.

Additionally, for the apps that are not included, tap on the app, and select “Allow Notifications” and tweak the settings (Sounds, Badge inclusion, Show on lock screen, etc) to your liking.

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