How to turn off (disable) Akka logging

Using Akka logging is a great thing, until you need to turn it off. In short, to disable Akka logging, you need to create a file named application.conf in your SBT src/main/resources folder, and set the loglevel to “OFF” in that file, like this:

# see
akka {

    loglevel = "OFF"


I show the other log levels in the comments in that file, but setting it to OFF disables Akka logging.

When I refer to Akka logging, I’m referring to logging when you have an Akka actor that extends ActorLogging.

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