What to Do If iPhone 7 Notifications Not Working?

The iPhone 7 is equipped with iOS notifications features to keep you up to date so you never miss things happening on your device. Meanwhile, there are also some issues make your iPhone 7 notifications not working just like an iPhone 7 user reported recently.

“I have this issue on my new iPhone 7 running iOS 10.2.1: all the push notification aren’t working. I’m trying to use WhatsApp, Telegram, mail, FaceBook etc… but no one is working with notification.”

As one of iPhone 7 beginners, you may be confused when you meet the similar iPhone notifications problems after software updating to iOS 10.2/10.3 or device restoring from iTunes or iCloud. That’s why this post gathered some fixes below to help you get out.

Methods to fix iPhone 7 notifications not working

1. Notifications Settings

If your iPhone 7 notifications not showing or there is no alert sounds, you can check whether you turn on them under Settings > Notifications. As shown below, you can quickly see whether you turn on notification and sound under the app.

iPhone 7 Notifications App List
iPhone 7 Notifications App List

There are three kinds of notifications, appearing in Notification Center, when device locked and unlocked. After tapping one app, you can check whether you enable the app notification sound, or whether you set the alert style when unlocked to banners or alerts.

Messages App Notification Setting on iPhone 7
Messages App Notification Setting on iPhone 7

2. Do Not Disturb

When Do Not Disturb is turned on, all calls and alerts notifications doesn’t works on a locked iPhone 7. So make sure to turn off Do Not Disturb under Settings > Do Not Disturb > Manual.

3. Mute Switch

If you mute your iPhone 7, there is no notifications sounds alerting you. So make sure not silence your device by using the mute switch on the left side of your iPhone 7.

4. Wi-Fi or Cellular Network

If you are running in a bad Wi-Fi or Cellular network, app won’t update news and put your notifications normally. So make sure your iPhone 7 is connected to a stable network.

5. iOS bugs

You may get a bug after updating your iPhone 7 to iOS 10.2 or iOS 10.3. So you can try to restore your device or waiting for new software update to fix this bug. Additionally, you can upload this bug to Apple Official Support.

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