How to Turn Off Facebook Notifications on Android

Kyle Wood

Android, Tutorials

Are you tired of being constantly bombarded by Facebook notifications on your Android device? Do you find them distracting and want to regain control over your notifications? In this tutorial, we will show you how to turn off Facebook notifications on Android, so you can enjoy a more peaceful smartphone experience.

Step 1: Open the Facebook App

To begin, locate the Facebook app icon on your Android device and tap on it to open the app.

Step 2: Access Settings

Once the app is open, look for the three horizontal lines in the top-right corner of the screen. Tap on these lines to access the Facebook menu.

Step 2.1: Navigate to Settings & Privacy

In the menu that appears, scroll down and find “Settings & Privacy”. Tap on it to expand a submenu with additional options.2: Open Notification Settings

In the expanded submenu, locate and tap on “Settings”. This will open a list of various settings related to your Facebook account.

Step 3: Manage App Notifications

In this step, we will be focusing specifically on managing app notifications for Facebook. Locate and tap on “Notifications” in the settings list.

Step 3.1: Turn Off All Notifications

If you want to completely disable all Facebook notifications on your Android device, simply toggle off the “Notifications” button at the top of the screen. This will turn off all types of notifications from Facebook.2: Customize Notification Types

If you prefer more control over which notifications you receive from Facebook, keep the “Notifications” button toggled on and scroll down to the “Notification Types” section.

Here, you will find a list of different types of Facebook notifications that you can individually enable or disable. To turn off a specific notification type, simply tap on the toggle button next to it. The button will turn gray when the notification type is disabled.

Step 4: Additional Notification Settings

In addition to managing app notifications, Facebook also provides additional settings that allow you to further customize your notification experience.

Step 4.1: Control Notification Sounds

If you find notification sounds annoying, you can disable them by tapping on “Notification sound”. This will open a list of available sounds. Select “None” to silence all Facebook notification sounds.2: Choose Vibration Settings

If you prefer not to receive vibration alerts for Facebook notifications, tap on “Vibrate” and select “Off”. This will disable vibration for all Facebook notifications.3: Manage Notification Light

If your Android device has an LED indicator that blinks for incoming notifications, you can control this feature for Facebook as well. Tap on “Notification light” and toggle it off if you don’t want the LED indicator to blink for Facebook notifications.


Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to turn off Facebook notifications on your Android device. Whether you choose to disable all notifications or customize them according to your preferences, this tutorial has provided you with the necessary steps to regain control over your Facebook notification settings.

By following these steps, you can now enjoy a more peaceful smartphone experience without constant interruptions from Facebook. Take some time to explore other settings within the app and tailor them according to your needs.

Remember, you are in control of your notifications, and with this newfound knowledge, you can make your Android device a sanctuary free from unwanted distractions.

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