How Can I Stop Getting Text Messages on Mac, MacBook? Here’s fix

Last Updated on Dec 25, 2021

Are you getting all Text messages on your Mac while your Mac is turned on and Disturbing the request text message notification? Here’s the solution for Without turning Sign out your Apple ID account turns off receiving messages to Mac in the Messages app.

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Still, you don’t want text messages and iMessage on Mac then you have to try one more action explained in this tutorial. Let’s see how to Turn off Text messages on Mac Messages app.

Steps for Turn on Text Messages on Mac, MacBook

  1. Open the Messages app on Mac.
  2. From the top Mac menu. Messages > Preferences.messages-preferences-on-mac
  3. Select the “iMessage” Tab from the top Tabs, Uncheck Phone number from “You can be reached for messages at” Option.stop-text-messages-on-mac-messages-app
  4. That’s it. Now your Mac won’t get Text messages to Mac Messages app.

Still, you don’t want any Messages like iMessage then I recommend signing out your Apple ID account for the Messages app.

Turn off iMessage From Mac Messages app

  1. Open the Messages app on Mac.
  2. From the top Mac menu. Messages > Preferences.
  3. Select the “iMessage” Tab from the top Tabs, Click on the “Sign Out” button.
  4. That’s it. Now your Mac won’t get an iMessage message to Mac Messages app.

Still, this Solution is unlikely for you then,

Block to Hide alert from the settings on the Messages app.

Turn off/On Text Message Notification on Mac

Exactly, you are finding the way for how to turn on iMessage notifications on mac. or Turn off Messages Notification. or Hide Alert for the Selected Conversation then all the customizations are ready to use under the Mac System Preferences settings. Follow the below steps,

To Turn off Messages Notifications on Mac,

  1. Go to the Apple logo from top Mac menu. Click on System Preferences on Mac.
  2. Click on Notifications & Focus,notifications-settings-on-mac
  3. Select Messages from Left side of window, and Enable “Allow Notifications” toggle. Now, Banners appear in the upper-right corner and go away automatically. Alerts stay on screen until dismissed. Select None to Nothing to show on screen as Message Notification, or Select Banners or Alerts.messages-app-notifications-settings-on-mac
  4. More settings are,
  • Show notifications on lock screen
  • Show in Notification Centre
  • Badge app icon
  • Play sound for notifications
  1. Change messages app notification preview, Notification grouping, When you Show Preview. or Stop Notification “When the display is sleeping“, “When the screen is locked“, and “When mirroring or sharing the display
  2. That’s it.

Hide Message Alerts on Mac

Unfortunately, we can’t hide the text conversation or Hide iMessage Conversation from the Messages app on Mac. But we can Hide alerts for individual conversations as explained here. and Complately Hide Messages notification from Mac notifications settings, as explained earlier.

Ⅰ. Hide Message Notification Alert for Individual Conversation

We can hide the Notification alert for an individual conversation on Mac without completely stopping or Turning off Text Messages and Notifications on Mac. Follow the steps below,

  1. Open Messages app on Mac, Select Conversation from List.
  2. Right click on it > Hide Alerts.hide-alert-for-individual-conversation-in-messages-app-on-mac
  3. That’s it.

Ⅱ. Hide Message Notification Alert for Group Conversation

  1. Open Messages app on Mac, Select Group Converation from list.
  2. Right click on it > Hide Alerts.hide-alerts-for-group-conversation-message
  3. That’s it.

That’s all about stopping Text Message receiving on Mac or Stop Notification/ or Hide alert for individual Conversation or Group conversation.

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