How to Turn On or Off Notification Center on Windows 11?

You can find the Action Center of Windows 10 as the Notification Center on your Windows 11 OS. You can access the Notification Center by pressing Windows + N on the keyboard simultaneously. Alternatively, you can go to the taskbar and click on the date & time button. The Notification Center appears from the bottom right corner and displays notifications, calendars, etc.

Windows provides a feature to disable the Notification Center if you do not want to use it. You can use the Registry Editor or the Local Group Policy Editor to do that, which is what we will discuss in this risewindows article.

How to Enable or Disable Notification Center on Windows 11 using Group Policy?

Use the following steps to turn on or off Windows 11 Notification Center through Local Group Policy Editor:-

Step 1: First, open Local Group Policy Editor.

Step 2: Next, in the Local Group Policy Editor, browse the following:-

User Configuration > Administrative Templates > Start Menu and Taskbar

Step 3: Find the policy name Remove Notifications and Action Center on the right sidebar. Double-click and open it.

Step 4: Select Enabled.

Step 5: Click on Apply.

Step 6: Click on OKTEXT.

Step 7: Finally reboot your computer to apply the changes.

After you complete the above steps, you won’t find the Notifications and Action Center displayed in the notification area. The users will be able to see the notification as they appear. However, the notifications, once missed, cannot be reviewed again.

You can enable the Notification Center in Windows 11. To do that, repeat the above steps, and in step 4, select Not Configured or Disabled.

How to Turn On or Off Notification Center on Windows 11 through Registry Editor?

Use the following steps to enable or disable Notification Center on Windows 11 using Registry Editor:-

Step 1: To begin, open Registry Editor.

Step 2: In the left sidebar of the Registry Editor, type the following:-


Step 3: Go to the New > DWORD (32-bit) Valueby right-clicking on the Explorer key in the left sidebar.

Step 4: Name the newly created REG_DWORD to DisableNotificationCenter.

Step 5: Open the DisableNotificationCenter REG_DWORD by double-clicking on it and set its “Value data” to 1.

Step 6: Click on OK.

Step 7: Reboot your system and apply the changes.

Once complete with all the above steps, you will see that when you click on the date & time on the right side of the taskbar, Windows 11 Notification Center won’t appear for the Current User Account.

You can also disable Notification Center for All Users Accounts on your Windows 11 PC. To do that, use the following path to create a new REG_DWORD DisableNotificationCenter and set its “Value data” to 1:-


Likewise, enable the Notification Center by deleting the DisableNotificationCenter REG_DWORD or set its “Value data” to 1.

That is it.

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