How to Block Avast Pop-ups?


Avast is a famous security company that has several products to keep secure your PCs. There is a wide range of products in the company portfolio for normal users as well as for corporates. Not only this, but Avast also has free antivirus that is used by various users. Avast Free Antivirus is the most advanced antivirus in the market available at no cost. No other free antivirus in the market provides features like Avast Free Antivirus. Although there is a small price, you have to pay with this security suite. It keeps displaying lots of pop-ups on your device from time to time. These pop-ups are about other Avast products; they are kinds of advertisements for other Avast products.

Every time Avast pop-up notification arrives, you need to pay attention to it, no matter how important work you are doing. It just diverts your attention and breaks the continuity in work. It is not with the Avast Free Antivirus other Avast products also keep displaying pop-ups. In this article, you will know how to block Avast pop-up notifications.

How to Disable Avast Pop-ups?

There are different types of pop-ups that Avast displays. If you want to block a specific type of pop-up while keep checking others, then we are going to help you.

Disabling Avast Sound

If you’re going to block the Avast notification sound and keep receiving the pop-ups, then this step will help you. It is useful when you are listening to music and don’t want to get disturbed. Follow the below steps.

Step 1- Expand the hidden icons and then right-click on the Avast icon and choose Open Avast user interface.

Open Avast Setting 1 - Block Avast Pop-ups

Step 2- Now click on the Menu and choose Settings.

Open Avast Setting 2

Step 3- Click on Notifications under the General category.

Step 4- Then uncheck the box of Enable Avast sounds.

Disable Avast Sound

That’s it now Avast will not make a sound while displaying pop-up notifications.

Enabling Silent Mode

Activating Silent mode will stop all pop-ups, alerts, and messages. If you are going to concentrate on some important stuff for some time, then you can enable silent mode.

Step 1- Follow from Step 1 to Step 3 from the Disabling Avast Sound section.

Step 2- Now check the box of Use silent mode and turn off all pop-ups, alerts, and messages.

Enable Silent Mode

Now you will not receive any pop-up notification until you disable the silent mode.

Using Do Not Disturb Mode

The Do Not Disturb Mode in Avast blocks the notifications and alerts from all apps and windows, including the Avast itself. It gets activated when you use an app in Full Screen. It even blocks the Windows Update so that the system doesn’t get slow when you play your favorite game. It also skips Avast schedule scans while you use an app in full screen.

The Do Not Disturb Mode is enabled by default in Avast Free Antivirus. It gets activated when you start using an app in Fullscreen. If you want to receive notifications from some essential applications, then you can add them in the exception. To do that, follow the below steps.

Step 1- Follow from Step 1 to Step 2 from the Disabling Avast Sound section.

Step 2- Now click on Performance category from the left pane, then click on Do Not Disturb Mode. If you want to receive alerts from all third-party apps, then uncheck the box of Silence notifications from 3rd-party apps. But if you want to allow notifications from certain apps, then click on Don’t block notification from these apps.

Do Not Disturb Mode 1

Step 3- Then click on ADD APP.

Do Not Disturb Mode 2

Step 4- Now click on the apps from that you want to receive notifications.

Do Not Disturb Mode 3

If you want to receive notifications from the Avast while on Full Screen then uncheck the box of Silence Avast notifications.

If you don’t want to stop Windows from installing the update while you are playing then uncheck the box of Pause Windows Updates.

Disabling Software Updater Pop-ups

The Software Updater feature of Avast Free Antivirus keeps checking the latest updates to your installed applications. When an update is available, it displays the pop-ups message. If you don’t want to see these notifications, then follow the below steps-

Step 1- Follow from Step 1 to Step 2 from the Disabling Avast Sound section.

Step 2- Now click on the Performance category from the left side pane, then click on Software Updater. After that uncheck the box of Notifications about new updates.

Block Software Updater Pop-up Notifications

This is how you can block Avast pop up notifications. If you still see any notification then comment below, we will try to find a solution.

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