Windows 8 notifications are useful, but they can be annoying if you’re trying to get work done.
The solution? Use the built-in “do not disturb” feature to temporarily turn off all notifications. Here’s how:
- Open the Settings Charm (Windows key + I).
- Click or tap Notifications (at the bottom of the pane) to reveal this menu:
- Choose how long you want to hide notifications.
Now go and get some things done, without being distracted by Twitter or email or other pop-ups.
This is tip #1 in my new Windows 8 Tips series.