RetroArch emulator has a new design, but these new design consist of big notification and sometimes its blocking the game screen when you’re doing quick save and load. However, removing this notification is quite not an easy task, turning off the notifications are lucrative to find and sometimes you ended up turning off the wrong settings.
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Some users also prefers not to totally turn off the notification, because they still want to see notification for saving and loading. But in this case, they want it to be smaller and didn’t distract the game screen. While for users who wants to totally turn off the notifications, it is easy peasy.
Adjust Notification Settings
Those fancy and decorated notifications you find in RetroArch seems to very big and excessive when playing your favorite games (especially the splash screen). Adjusting this notification to disable it without totally turning off the whole notification will make your gameplay clean from distraction.
First we need to go to Settings > On-Screen Display > On-Screen Notifications.
From here, Make sure that On-Screen Notifications stays turn on. Then find the Graphics Widgets then turn it OFF. (This will disable the decorated animations, notifications, indicators and controls)
Then adjust the font family and sizes. Lastly, then the horizontal and vertical positions. You can also set the RGB color of the notification, by default it is set to color yellow.
Here is our preferred settings:
- Font: Default
- Size: 9
- Position (Horizontal): 0.010
- Position (Vertical): 0.010
Lastly, to make your changes takes effect, you have to restart the RetroArch. Once you’ve open a game, the splash screen will never appear as well as the warning notifications.
Totally turn off Notification
To totally turn off the notifications, you just need to turn of the On-Screen Notifications.
You can do this by going to Settings > On-Screen Display > On-Screen Notifications, then turn off the On-Screen Notifications.
Then don’t forget to restart your RetroArch after changing those settings.