Use this page to enable and disable notifications about certain events, change their presentation, and optionally enable their logging.
Display balloon notifications
Select this checkbox to enable event notifications for PhpStorm. (The notifications, generally, are shown in the balloons that appear on the screen when the corresponding events take place.)
Enable system notifications
Select this checkbox to allow showing system notification.
On Windows, you may want to disable this option to hide PhpStorm icon from the system tray.
This column lists groups of events that you may be notified of and/or that may be logged.
If the Display balloon notification checkbox is selected, the settings in this column specify how the notifications for the corresponding group of events are shown.
The available display options are:
If the checkbox for a group of events is selected, the corresponding events are logged and can be seen in the Event Log tool window.
Read the selected notifications out loud. The Read aloud column is available only on macOS. You can configure voice settings in macOS preferences. To learn more about accessibility features on macOS, see the official Apple documentation.