Unfortunately, the transition to new versions of iOS can be accompanied by problems with the already established work of useful applications. For example, some iOS 15 users unexpectedly find that notifications on their iPhone have stopped arriving. Most likely, the reason lies in the change of the mode carried out by Apple. “Do not disturb” and replacing it with the “Focus” function. However, there are other reasons that affect the display of messages.
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Of course, the problem lies only in reconfiguring the device. In this article, we are going to walk you through the step-by-step steps for returning notifications to iPhone.
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I don’t receive notifications on iPhone, how to fix it?
Check your notification settings in iOS Settings
1. Open the app “Settings”…
2. Scroll to the options for the application you want and go to the menu Notifications…
3. Make sure the switch is Allowing notifications set to position Included…
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Check notification options in app settings
In some applications, for example, Instagram, Telegram, Viber, WhatsApp, etc. you have your own notification settings, check them.
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1. Follow the path Settings → Focusing…
2. If the mode “Focusing“Is enabled, disable it.
The fact is that in some modes the display of notifications is prohibited, as is the receipt of unwanted calls. You can either disable this mode, or change its settings, if you find that the receipt of notifications has stopped. But disable “Focusing” you can also in “Control Center”…
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Many users have set themselves to automatically turn on the “Sleep” mode (or any other) so that no one will disturb them during their rest. However, the default settings of this mode are not suitable for everyone – all notifications are blocked in general. Therefore, you will have to manually allow calls and applications.
1. Go to the menu Settings → Focusing…
2. Select the enabled (used) mode.
3. Configure the behavior of Contacts, Applications and Schedules in it (in detail).
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Disable Focus On All Devices
The very idea of ”Focus” is to bring all your devices and systems together. For example, activating Sleep on a Mac or Apple Watch will trigger the same activation on an iPhone or iPad. For the display of notifications to work, you need to disable Focus accounting on all your devices, i.e. disable communication between your devices in Focus mode.
1. Go to the menu Settings → Focusing…
2. Set the switch “Accounting on all devices” into position Turned off…
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Turn off the summary of notifications
IOS 15 introduces an addition to the notification function in the form Notification summaries (in detail). This allows you to show notifications on a schedule. If you stop receiving notifications, then try disabling this feature.
1. Go to the menu Settings → Notifications → Scheduled Delivery…
2. Set the switch “Scheduled delivery“ into position Turned off…
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Install updates for the application in which notifications have disappeared
It may happen that the application has stopped sending you notifications due to the outdated version of its version and incorrect work with the current iOS. Check the App Store for updates for the application, install them if possible.
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And of course, do not forget to restart your iPhone occasionally (at least once a month). In this article, we have explained how to reboot iPhone in three ways.
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There may be other reasons that may interfere with the operation of notifications. Their incorrect display can be the result of poor Internet access or errors in the work of the parent application itself. Check your network access or wait for the application to work again.