How to Enable App Notification Badges on your Chromebook

Chrome OS now supports notification badges for apps. In this article, we will learn how to enable or disable these notification icons.

What is ‘Notification Badge’?

App notification badge

What is a notification badge? Let’s take a look at that before going into enable or disabling them.

Have you seen iPhone apps with little notification counts? Those notification counts are called app notification badges.

Now, if you have a Chromebook, you can enable similar notification badges. Well, don’t get excited yet. Google hasn’t added notification counts yet. However, you can see a little dot on the app icon when there are notifications.

Enable or Disable App Notification Badges

You can enable or disable app notification badges from the notification area.

  1. Click the time widget on the bottom-right corner of your Chromebook screen.
  2. Click the down arrow next to Notifications.
  3. Next, use the App badging toggle to enable or disable app notification badges.

I hope you found this little tutorial useful. Share your thoughts in the comments section below. I’m listening.

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