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Facebook is adding a Quiet Mode that silences push notifications on mobile



Fb introduced an all-new “Quiet Mode” for its important cell app on Thursday, which can pause “most” push notifications and remind you that it’s turned on while you attempt to open the software program in your telephone whereas the mode remains to be lively.

It’s not clear precisely what notifications will probably be exempted from the brand new mode; the corporate says some, like privateness updates, it’s legally required to ship out. This new mode can also be to not be confused with the present “mute push notifications” setting that allows you to cease solely push notifications, however not these throughout the app, for a delegated period of time.

As a substitute, this new Quiet Mode will probably be discovered beneath Fb’s “Your Time on Fb” dashboard, which it added again in November 2018, following a push for main platforms and machine makers like Apple and Google to advertise digital wellness apps.

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It’s half of a bigger replace to the dashboard that Fb says will add week-over-week tendencies, utilization monitoring for daytime versus evening, and a counter for complete variety of visits. It’s rolling out now to iOS customers and can arrive for Android customers in Might, the corporate says.

The brand new Quiet Mode will work each manually and on a set schedule should you so select. It can pause notifications from throughout the app, like these obnoxious Fb Watch badges, and on a system degree, so that you received’t see numbered badges on iOS both.

“As all of us modify to new routines and staying dwelling, setting boundaries for the way you spend your time on-line may be useful. Whether or not it’s that will help you deal with your loved ones and buddies, sleep with out distraction or handle the way you spend your time at dwelling, we’ve got instruments that may provide help to discover the precise stability for the way you utilize Fb,” reads a brand new replace to the corporate’s ongoing COVID-19 information blog post.

Along with Quiet Mode, Fb says it’s additionally added new shortcuts to the notification settings and Information Feed preferences panel, so “you’ll be able to profit from your time on Fb by controlling the kind of posts you see in your Information Feed in addition to the updates you obtain.”

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