Microsoft may ease up on annoying prompts in Windows 11, finally
Microsoft plans to reduce one of Windows 11’s most irritating features: push notifications. The pop-ups from preloaded Windows applications are a source of annoyance for users, and can sometimes disrupt workflow. Windows 11’s Focus Assist feature already allows users to reduce unwanted notifications, but it can also cut out notifications they want to receive. However, the latest preview build available to Windows Insiders promises a ‘smart opt-out’ feature. This means Windows 11 will ask if users want to disable notifications from an application when it pings them, but only if they haven’t used the app for a while.