How to Turn Off Facebook Saved Items Notifications

Last Updated: July 28, 2017

If the notifications from random friends on Facebook were not enough then here are notifications for your recent saves. Most probably you are annoyed by the notifications that read – “You have x unopened save(s), including XYZ.” At times these notifications can be useful to get back to something which you intended to read/view later. Having said that more often than not they end up irritating the hell out of you. To let you know that you are not forced to accept these notifications as a part of the giant social media platform. You do have the option to turn off Facebook saved items notifications which we explain here.

Saving links, videos, photos and other items we come across in our news feed is quite handy to keep useful content with you forever which would otherwise get lost in the plethora of feeds. To back it up notifications for them is helpful if you forget to view the items after saving. However, if you are someone who would like to get back to your saved content in your own sweet time and don’t find the notifications for them useful then follow the steps below to get rid of them.

Stop Receiving Notifications For Saved Items on Facebook

You will need to visit the Facebook website and it is not possible to disable notifications for saved links from the iOS or Android App.

1. Unlike birthday or other notifications, this setting cannot be found under Notifications in Settings. You need to click on Saved in Explore section on the left sidebar in News Feed screen.

Stop Receiving Notifications For Saved Items on Facebook

2. The next screen will show all your saved items categorized under link, photos, videos and more. For now, we are not interested in them. Click on the cog icon at the right side as shown in the image below.

Turn Off Facebook Saved Items Notifications

3. Toggle the Notifications switch under Reminders to OFF. You can also prevent these items from showing up in your news feed if desired by turning off the switch for Saved items in your News Feed.

That’s all there is to it. With this, the notifications for saved items will be gone for good. If you wish you can always enable them from the same location later.

We also recommend you to go through the following handpicked tutorials related to Facebook notifications.

1. How to Customize Facebook Page Notification Settings

2. How to Stop Notifications from Particular Facebook Group

We hope that you were able to turn off Facebook saved items notifications. If you think that this article can help someone then don’t forget to share it on social media.


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