If, due to your inexperience, when launching each new application, you always allowed programs and games to send notifications, then after a few days or weeks you probably had a desire to at least half of the flow of annoying messages. Not only are they distracting, they also drain the battery faster. In this article, we will tell you how to turn off notifications for an application on iPhone and iPad.
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In general, we strongly recommend leaving the push notifications function enabled only for the most important and demanded applications. Make it a rule – when starting a new game or program, always block outgoing messages, well, only if these are not exceptions such as instant messengers or email clients. In any case, you can activate this option later in the parameters of the application itself or in the iOS settings.
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How do I set up notifications on iOS?
In order to manage (enable or disable) all notifications, you must follow the path Settings → Notifications…
You will see the entire list of applications installed on the iPhone, iPod touch or iPad that have access to system notifications. The type of notification or the inscription “Turned off“, Indicating that the application is not sending any type of notification to the user.
By opening the settings of any application from the list, you will have access to the full range of visualization and audio components of notifications.
Item “Allowing notifications“Is the main one. It either allows any type of warning, or completely prohibits applications from giving at least some signals during their inactivity.
Then you decide whether you want to hear any sounds or not, and also see a red badge with numerical information in the upper right corner of the icon (the folders display the total number of notifications from all applications in it).
In the section “Warnings»You can turn off the display of notifications on the lock screen, Notification Center or banner display.
The banners themselves are temporary (they disappear after a few seconds) or permanent (require action from the user before disappearing).
In section “Options“Added option”Thumbnail display“. It determines whether the application will show the notification text on the locked screen or whether it will simply display information that a notification has been received in such and such a program, but the essence of the message will remain confidential (in detail).
There is a similar function in the main window of the section “Notifications“. She spreads absolutely for all applications…
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How do I temporarily turn off all notifications?
IOS has a very useful feature “Do not disturb“.
It allows you to permanently or temporarily block all or part of the notifications. The nice thing is that it can work on a schedule, automatically activating restrictions. For example, you will not be disturbed by some insignificant reminder in the game after 23:00, the boss or family will always get through, but other subscribers will be able to reach only if they persistently call a second time within three minutes. Function “Do not disturb” very simple, straightforward, flexible and important.
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With the release of iOS 11, the “Do not disturb the driver” option has also settled here, which does not allow distractions while driving.