How To Keep Twitter From Annoying the Hell Out of You With Notifications

Serious Twitter heads might be rejoicing that @mentions now get pushed to your phone via text—but some of us don't want to be bothered. Here's how to easily opt out of the potentially-aggravating service, if you so please.

1. Head to Twitter. Surprise!

2. Go to your personal settings.

How To Keep Twitter From Annoying the Hell Out of You With Notifications




3. Hop on the "Mobile" settings tab

How To Keep Twitter From Annoying the Hell Out of You With Notifications




4. Uncheck "Mentions and replies." Kablooey! No more texts every time someone replies to your pithy comment about The Beatles on iTunes or asks you what you think of Four Loko.

How To Keep Twitter From Annoying the Hell Out of You With Notifications




5. Tranquility.

How To Keep Twitter From Annoying the Hell Out of You With Notifications