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.
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