How to Stop iMessage Notifications on Your MacBook

iMessage is an excellent platform to be in touch and contact with other Apple users. The most popular feature of iMessage is that you can send and receive texts from any other mobile phone which is registered with your iCloud account. But sometimes it is very annoying when you get notification from iMessage in the office meeting. In this article, you will get to know how to stop iMessage notification on your MacBook.

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Steps to Stop iMessage Notification on Your MacBook

  • Press on the Apple menu.
  • Select the System Preferences option.
  • Go to the Notification panel.
  • Press on the Messages option.
  • This option is located on the left-hand textbox.
  • Click on the None button.
  • Uncheck the other tick symbols from the boxes.

Steps to Deactivate iMessage

  • Go to the Messages application provided on the Mac.
  • Search the Preferences option.
  • After that, go to the Preferences option.
  • This option is provided on the Messages menu.
  • Press on the Account which you wish to disable.
  • It is provided on the left-hand panel option.
  • Unselect the checkbox which indicates “Enable this account” option
  • It will turn off the account on the Mac.
  • After completing all these steps, it will not let you get messages on the Mac.
  • But you can enable it whenever you want.
  • Go through the checkbox.

Steps to Log Out of iCloud in Messages

  • Go to the Messages on the Mac.
  • Go to the Preferences option.
  • It is provided in the Messages menu.
  • Select the account from which you wish to log out.
  • It is located in the left-hand corner of the screen
  • Press on the “Log Out next to the Apple ID of your account” option.
  • Verify by pressing on the Log Out option.
  • You will get the context menu to verify that you really wish to log out from the account.

Steps for Blocking a Particular User

  • Go through the user which you wish to block.
  • Press on the plus symbol.
  • If it is a new contact, then fill their full information.
  • It is compulsory to add the email ID and phone number of that contact.
  • Go to the Preferences option.
  • It is located on the Messages menu.
  • Go to the Account option.
  • Go to the Blocked option.
  • Press on the plus symbol.
  • Now, that contact will be added to the blocked list.

Steps to Fix Messages Not Working Error

  • Log out from the Messages.
  • Again, log in to the account.
  • Disable the iMessage.
  • Enable the iMessage again.
  • Go through the phone number which you are currently using on the Mac.
  • Make sure that email ID is registered with the Apple ID.
  • In case you are using more than one Apple ID, then you have to log in with the same email ID which is on the Mac and iPhone or iPad.
  • In case you are not receiving a message from anyone, click on the Contacts application.
  • Find that person by entering their name.
  • After that, check whether you have entered a correct email ID and phone number which they are using in the Messages.

Jeanne E. Winfield is an avid technical blogger, a magazine contributor, a publisher of guides at, and a professional cyber security analyst. Through her writing, she aims to educate people about the dangers and threats lurking in the digital world.

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