How do I turn Messenger notifications on or off?

You can turn notifications off for all conversations or for just a single conversation. You can also turn off the ability to preview messages in your notifications.
Desktop App:
To turn Messenger notifications on or off:
  1. Click your profile picture in the top left.
  2. Click Preferences.
  3. Click Notifications.
  4. Click below Do not disturb or click Show previews.
To turn off notification previews:
  1. Click your profile picture in the top left.
  2. Click Preferences.
  3. Click Notifications.
  4. Click below Show previews to turn on and off.
  5. To turn off notifications for a single conversation:
  6. Open the conversation.
  7. Clickin the top right.
  8. Select Mute Notifications.
  9. Choose how long you want to mute notifications for, then click Confirm.

Desktop (messenger.com):
To turn Messenger notifications on or off:
  1. Next to Chats, click then click Preferences.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Check Desktop notifications enabled, then click Done.
To turn off notifications for a single conversation:
  1. Below Chats hover over the conversation.
  2. Click then click Mute conversation.
  3. Choose how long you want to mute notifications for, then click Mute.
You can also learn how to temporarily mute a group chat.
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