Find out how to check notifications and how to mute or delete notifications on your PlayStation®5 console.
When a pop-up with a PS button icon appears on screen, press the PS button to expand the notification on screen. To check a notification after it has been received:
To mute all notifications temporarily, go to the control centre and select Notifications and then turn on Do Not Disturb.
Pop-ups for notifications won't appear on screen until you log out of or restart your PS5 console, or until you turn off Do Not Disturb.
You can also highlight notifications and then press the square button to quickly delete them one at a time.
To configure notification settings, go to the home screen and select Settings > Notifications:
Allow Pop-Up Notifications
Turn on to see pop-ups for notifications on screen.
Turn on to see a preview of notifications you receive.
Turn on to hear a sound when you receive a notification.
Change how long you see a pop-up before it disappears.
Select which pop-ups you want to see and when you want to see them. For each notification type below, choose to have pop-ups turn off automatically while you're playing games, watching videos, during broadcasts or any combination of the three:
When Friends Go Online
Want to be notified when certain friends go online so you can start playing together sooner? Select them here.
Want to keep up to date with information from the games you're playing? Select them here.
See when you're invited to join other player's games.
See when you earn trophies.
See when you receive game challenges.
See when you receive friend requests.
See when you receive messages.
See when your friends start a voice chat with you.
See when you receive accolades from other players.
See information when songs start playing.
Downloads and Copies
See the status of your downloads and copies.
See the status of your uploads.
See when there are updates to items in your wishlist.
See when you receive news and updates from PlayStation.
See updates from subscription services like PlayStation Plus.
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