Turn notifications on or off for people or Pages on Facebook

Facebook notifications give you an insight into activities around your Facebook page and updates about posts that you have engaged with. However, it can be annoying if you have hundreds or thousands of friends and pages you follow. This article shows you how to turn notifications on or off for a friend or page that you follow.

How to adjust notifications for a Facebook page

On Desktop

Step 1: Log into your Facebook account and go to the page that you want to adjust the notifications.

Step 2: Click Following under the cover photo.

Step 3: A drop-down menu will appear. Click next to Notifications.

Adjust notifications for a page or friend on Facebook

Step 4: Adjust your notification settings then click Done.

You can select one of the following options:

  1. Standard: to get notifications or updates from a page, up to 5 per day.
  2. Highlights: to get notifications about suggested posts.
  3. Off: to turn off notifications about posts from a page.

How to turn on or off notifications for a page or friend on Facebook

On Mobile (Android, iOS)

Step 1: Open the Facebook app.

Step 2: Go to the page.

Step 3: Tap on Following.

Facebook notifications settings for a page

Step 4: Tap Edit Notifications Settings.

Turn on or off Facebook notifications settings for a page on mobile

Step 5: Select a type of notification setting by tapping the button next to each option.

Select one of the following options:

  1. Standard: to get notifications or updates from a page, up to 5 per day.
  2. Highlights: to get notifications about suggested posts.
  3. Off: to turn off notifications about posts from a page.

Facebook notifications settings for a page on Android, iOS

You can add a friend to your Close Friends list if you want to turn on notifications for him or her. To turn off notifications from your friends on Facebook, you can unfollow them. This will prevent their updates from appearing in your News Feed. You can read this article for a comprehensive guide: Follow or unfollow someone on Facebook.

 

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