How to Disable or Enable Update Restart Notification in Windows 11?

Windows 11 automatically downloads and installs the updates from the Microsoft server. Sometimes it needs to restart your PC to complete the installation of updates. In such a case, it shows a pop-up notification to restart your Windows. Once you reboot your computer, Windows 11 finishes the updates, and then you see the lock screen.

The reboot is the final step of the update process. If you want to stop or start restart notification messages, then this gearupwindows article will guide you with steps.

How to Disable or Enable Update Restart Notification in Windows 11?

Step 1. First, open the Settings app using Windows + I keys.

Step 2. Then select Windows Update in the list on the left-hand side.

Step 3. After that click on Advanced options in the right-pane.

Step 4. Next, turn On/Off the toggle switch beside “Notify me when a restart is required to finish updating” to show or hide restart notification on your Windows 11 PC.

Although after a system update, restart is not necessary but is recommended to apply the new features on your PC. Usually, Windows Updates runs in the background, and when completed, the system waits for you to reboot it. Then only updates will come into effect.

If you don’t restart or turn off your computer for several days, either the next update will not be installed on your computer, or the system will force a restart with an ultimatum of 15 minutes if necessary. Hence, after an update, you should do a restart your machine.

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