Windows 10 Notifications Not Working (Here are Solutions)

Windows is the most widely used operating system on PCs. A large number of people prefer windows 10 because of its user-friendly interface. But users of Windows also face some issues. One of the most searched problems related to Windows is the windows 10 notifications not working.

This issue has been faced by most of the users of Windows 10 especially those who have updated their Windows 10 to the latest version. Notifications are the means to make us aware of what’s going on inside your PC. Not getting a notification is very annoying. You will not be able to solve many problems if you do not get proper notifications.

Fixed for Windows 10 Notifications Not Working:

If you are one such user facing the same issue, you are at the right place. Here, we will mention all the solutions to your problem. Go through this article carefully. Try the fixes one by one and let us see if your issue is resolved.

Enable the apps to run in the background:

  • Most of the users of Windows 10 have solved their windows 10 notifications not working issue by enabling apps to run in the background. This is the first fix to try to resolve your issue. Follow the steps mentioned below to enable apps to run in the background:
  1. Open Windows Settings in your PC (you can do it by clicking on the start button and then click on the gear-like icon available in left-bottom of the screen)
  2. From the list of options, click on the option Privacy.
  3. Choose Background Apps. (present on the left side of the screen).
  4. Click on the toggle button next to the option Let the apps run in the background. (if the toggle button is already turned ON, you can turn it OFF and then ON again).
  • If you are not able to see the notification even after trying this fix, go ahead and try the other fix mentioned below.

Turn ON notifications for particular applications

  • Many users face the issue of windows 10 notifications not working for particular apps. If you don’t get notifications for specific applications you can fix this by enabling notifications for specific applications. You can do this by following the steps mentioned below:
  1. Open the Windows Settings.
  2. Select System from the list of options.
  3. From the left panel, select the option Notifications & actions.
  4. On the right side of the screen, you will find an option Get notifications from the apps and other senders. Click on the toggle button under this option to turn this feature ON. ( if the toggle button is already ON then, turn it OFF and ON again).
  5. After scrolling down, you will find a list of applications where you can turn ON/OFF notifications for specific apps.
  • If you are still unable to solve your problem after trying all the fixes above, you can try the other fixes mentioned below.

Use the Windows PowerShell

  • In case you have not solved your problem of windows 10 notifications not working by trying the fixes mentioned above, this is an option worth trying. Follow the steps mentioned below to reregister the action using the Windows PowerShell:
  1. Open PowerShell on your PC. (you can do it by typing Windows PowerShell in the search area at the bottom-left corner of the screen)
  2. After the PowerShell has opened on the screen, type the following command in the PowerShell: Get-AppxPackage|%{Add-AppxPackage-DisableDevelopmentMode_Register “$($_.InstallLocation)\AppxManifest.xml”_verbose}
  3. Then,you will see a lot of texts generated in the Windows PowerShell. Wait until the process is finished.
  4. When the process completes  (you will know it when you see that the blinking cursor), restart your computer.
  • You must have resolved your issue by now. In case, your issue is still there, try the next fix.

Use the System File Checker

  • Many times the issue of windows 10 notifications not working occurs because some of the files of your OS have been corrupted. You can fix the corrupted files by running System File Checker. You can run the System File Checker by following the steps mentioned below:
  1. Open Command Prompt on your PC (you can do it by pressing start key + R and then type cmd in the Run utility box).
  2. In the command prompt, type sfc/scannow and hit
  3. The execution of this command will start and take some time. It will repair the corrupted files on your PC. Restart your PC after execution of this command.

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In this article, we have mentioned every possible solution to your problem of windows 10 notifications not working in detail. If you are unable to solve your problem even after trying all the options mentioned above, you can contact us through our website and the other contact details provided below. We have got a team of experts to solve all your problems related to PCs and phones.

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