How to stop Facebook from sending notification messages to my E-mail

Facebook can really be fun but in a spin, can also become a pain in the ass such as in occasions where you entrust Mark Zukerberg and his friends with your precious e-mail address.

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At first, getting notification e-mails of a friend commenting on your status seems harmless and polite, but with time, the messages will snowball into an unwanted, spam, junk cycle which is not what you have your e-mail account for — or is it?

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You can stop some of the  e-mails by following the unsubscribe link attached to the bottom of each message, However, there is a way to disable ALL notification e-mails from Facebook and here is how.

  • Open your Facebook account settings. It’s located at the top right section of the Facebook website.
  •  You’ll see General, Security, Privacy, etc tabs. Select Notifications
  • From the menu that will open, click on Email.
  • Turn off all e-mail notifications by selecting Only notifications about your account, security and privacy.
  • A prompt will appear: “You’ll miss out on emails about photos you’re tagged in, messages you’ve received, friends’ comments and more.
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    Select Turn Off and exit.

This selection will disable Facebook from sending anything that’s not about changing your account password 0r other important stuff to your e-mail address.
Disable Facebook E-mailIf you ever get confused on where to get the above menu, you can save yourself the stress by heading straight to Facebook e-mail notification settings by going to https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=notifications&section=through_email&view. Apply the same settings and you ar good to go.

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