I’ve got to admit, for a computer programmer, it is pretty dumb that I didn’t know this, but I see I was not alone…
What I’m talking about is those annoying birthday reminders that have been driving me nuts for the last two years, since I bought my first Windows phone. I didn’t even know where they came from… But recently Raymond Chen wrote a great post on how to switch those notifications off.
I’ll repeat just the relevant details here, as they apply to me:
- Log in to calendar.live.com
- Click the gear icon on the top right, and go to Options.
- Choose your birthday calendar… Here’s what my options page looks like:
- Then turn off the notifications like so: (It’s on by default)