Mastodon Notifications Settings: How to Change & Customize?

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Mastodon was launched in 2016 by the software developer Eugen Rochko but is still a new social media platform for its users. So, if you’ve been facing issues with its working, let me help you. This article will focus on one important aspect of Mastodon– its notifications. Let’s see how to change notifications settings on Mastodon.

Named after an extinct relative of mammoths and elephants, Mastodon is a “free, open-source, decentralized social media platform” that aims to be a viable alternative to Twitter. Open Source means its original source code is publicly available and can be redistributed and changed. So Mastodon users can create their own app version, known as a “server.” And the rules and regulations of that particular version apply only to that version and are enforced by the people who created the server.

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Mastodon is made up of users on different servers. This app’s alerts are turned on by default, so you must manually turn them off if you want to do so. This app sends its users notifications when any action takes place in the application. However, if you want to change notifications settings on Mastodon and don’t know how to, read this article till the end.

How to Change Notifications Settings on Mastodon?

How to Change Notifications on Mastodon

Even though Mastodon is not a new app, it has started making rounds only recently. The credits for this shall go entirely to the whole Twitter drama that’s been going on. If you are amongst the people who have decided to leave Twitter to join Mastodon, then you should have a look at how this app works.

Let’s uncover everything about the Notifications on Mastodon. I will tell you how to clear, filter, and disable notifications on Mastodon. So, without further delay, let us look at how to change the notifications settings on Mastodon.

Also, read How to Join Mastodon With 4 Steps: New Twitter Alternative

How to Clear Notification on Mastodon?

If you receive many notifications in any app, they get cluttered up in the notification column. To clear this clutter, you need clear the notifications. Here is how you can change notifications settings on Mastodon to clear the notifications:

Step 1. Open the Mastodon website.

Step 2. Log in to your account.

Step 3. Tap on the bell icon or notification icon from the home page.

Step 4.  The notification page will open up with cluttered notifications; click on the delete icon to clear all notifications.

Steps: How to Clear Notification on Mastodon?

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How to Filter Notifications on Mastodon?

If you only want a certain types of notifications to appear and want to filter them from the rest of the notifications, you can do this too. Here’s how you can change notifications settings on Mastodon to clear the notifications.

Step 1. Open the Mastodon website.

Step 2. Log in to your account.

Step 3. Tap on the bell icon or notification icon from the home page.

Step 4.  The notification page will open up, and from there, click on the Settings icon in the top right corner.

Step 5. Tap on the blue toggle to the right of any notification type which you want to filter out.

Steps: How to Disable Notifications on Mastodon?

This way, you can filter the notifications you want to see from the notification you don’t want to see.

Also, read How to Use Mastodon Social: A Beginner’s Guide

How to Disable Notifications on Mastodon?

This app, by default, sends its users push notifications whenever someone Mentions you, Follows you, Reblogs your post, and Favorites your post. So if you want to disable any of these, you can follow the steps stated below.

Step 1. Open the Mastodon website.

Step 2. Log in to your account.

Step 3. Click on the Preference icon or the Gear icon from the home page.

Step 5. Now select Notification.

Step 6. Uncheck the check marks next to the types of notifications you don’t want to receive.

Steps: How to Disable Notifications on Mastodon?

And you are done! From now onward, you will not receive any notifications regarding such activities.

Wrapping Up

With this, I come to the end of this blog, and I hope that now you know how to change notifications settings on Mastodon. Also, you have learned how to clear and filter notifications on Mastodon. If you want to know anything else regarding Mastodon, do let me know in the comment section below. Till then, take care and keep visiting our website, Path of EX, for any query regarding Social media, Gaming, and Technology. Bye! Bye!

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