How do I manage desktop notifications?

  • Users will receive a pop-up notification when logging in to a new browser asking them to allow or block desktop notifications from Foxo
  • Notifications can be changed at any time on through the browser control settings

Chrome OS:

  1. Visit
  2. Click on the padlock icon in the URL bar
  3. In the ‘Notifications’ section
  4. Press ‘Allow’
  5. Reload page


  • For quick access click on chrome://settings/content
  • Don’t see Gpcp under the list of Blocked or Allowed applications? Click Add and enter to add Foxo to the list of Allowed applications.

Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, exceptions can be added to allow notifications from specific websites when a pop-up blocker is active

  1. On your computer, open Internet Explorer/Edge
  2. Click on Tools > Internet Options > Privacy
  3. In the Pop-up Blocker section, click on the Settings button
  4. To allow notifications enter into the Address of Website to Allow
Note: Some settings are managed by your system administrator

Microsoft Edge

  1. Launch Edge from your Start menu, desktop or taskbar.
  2. Click the More button in the top-right corner of the window. (It looks like three dots.)
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click View advanced settings. You might have to scroll down a bit to find it.
  5. Click Manage, located beneath Notifications. You might have to scroll down a bit to find it.
  6. Click the switch below the website name so that it turns off.


  1. Open Mozilla Firefox browser
  2. Go to Firefox menu and go to Settings
  3. Click the Settings icon (top right of your browser)
  4. The select ‘Options’
  5. At the left of the page, choose the “Content” tab
  6. To disable notifications, click “Do not disturb me”, thus, no notification will be shown until you restart Firefox.
  7. To enable notifications, click “Choose” opposite to “Choose which sites are allowed to send you notifications”.


  1. Open your Safari browser and click on “Safari”.
  2. Under Safari panel click on Preferences.
  3. Select “websites” tab
  4. Navigate to Foxo
  5. Click on Allow or Deny as per your preference