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How to turn off or silence notifications on your iPhone in 2 ways

It's easy to adjust or turn off notifications on your iPhone if you're getting too many alerts from certain apps.ShutterstockYou can turn off all..

title It's easy to adjust or turn off notifications on your iPhone if you're getting too many alerts from certain apps.
  • You can turn off all notifications for an app on your iPhone by toggling off "Allow Notifications" in the settings.
  • You can also limit where and how the app delivers the notifications instead of turning them off.
  • If you just want to pause all notifications for a while, you can enable Do Not Disturb mode.

With every app you have on your iPhone, you can turn notifications off or limit how they will appear, so you can customize your iPhone experience to be helpful and informative – and not annoying and invasive.

In addition, if you ever want a break from all notifications for a certain period of time, you can pause them using the Do Not Disturb feature.

Here's how to turn off notifications for specific apps on your iPhone, as well as pause or clear notifications. 

How to turn off notifications on your iPhone

1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

2. Tap Notifications.


The Settings app on iPhone, with the “Notifications” option highlighted.
Tap “Notifications.”

3. Scroll down to the app with notifications you want to turn off or limit and tap it.

4. To disable all notifications, toggle the button beside Allow Notifications to off.


An app’s settings in the Settings app on iPhone, with the “Allow Notifications” toggle highlighted.
Toggle off notifications to stop receiving them from that app.

5. To merely limit the app's notifications, set where it can deliver a notification (Lock Screen, Notification Center, and Banners) and toggle Sounds and Badges on or off.


An app’s settings in the Settings app on iPhone, with the “Alerts” section, where the apps notifications can be limited, showing.
You can also choose where the app delivers the notifications.

How to silence notifications on your iPhone

If you want to silence all notifications for a particular time, you can just turn on Do Not Disturb mode.

1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone.

2. Tap Focus.


The Settings app on iPhone, with the “Focus” option highlighted.
Tap “Focus.”

3. Tap Do Not Disturb.


The “Focus” settings on iPhone, with the “Do Not Disturb” option highlighted.
Tap “Do Not Disturb.”

4. Tap the toggle next to Do Not Disturb to turn it on.


The “Do Not Disturb” settings on iPhone, with the “Do Not Disturb” toggle highlighted.
Toggle “Do Not Disturb” to enable the mode.

Quick tip: You can also enable Do Not Disturb mode from the Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of the screen on iPhone 8 Plus or earlier or from the top right of the screen on iPhone X or later, and then tapping the half-moon icon.


The Control Center on iPhone, with the half-moon icon for the Do Not Disturb mode highlighted.
You’ll also find the option to turn on Do Not Disturb mode in the Control Center.

How to clear notifications on your iPhone

If you've been ignoring the notifications for a while, they can pile up in the Notification Center. It's quite easy to clean them up.

1. Swipe down from the top left corner of your iPhone's screen to reveal the Notification Center.

2. To clear an individual notification, swipe it to the left and tap Clear.


The Notification Center on iPhone, with the “Clear” button highlighted
Swipe left and tap “Clear” to get rid of the notification.

3. To clear all notifications at once, tap the X button next to the Notification Center This will change the button to Clear, and you should tap that to clear the Notification Center.


The Notification Center on iPhone, with the “X” button highlighted.
You can also choose to clear all notifications at once if you don’t want to do it one by one.
Read the original article on Business Insider
By: [email protected] (Steven John)
Title: How to turn off or silence notifications on your iPhone in 2 ways
Sourced From: www.businessinsider.com/how-to-turn-off-notifications-on-iphone
Published Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2022 19:56:59 +0000

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