iOS 14 Notifications Sound Not Working iPhone XR,11 Pro, XS Max,X,8,7,6S,SE,iPad

Last Updated on Oct 1, 2020

One of my roommates found an annoying problem after the iOS 14 update concerned Notification sounds can’t hear or not working when any message or text arrives on iPhone. I know that my buddy feeling so bad whether they miss important text alerts and apps notifications. Generally, he uses LED Flash for notification alerts as an extra option for nighttime and whether iPhone placed on the desk or bedside tool. I advised him the optimal solution to fix the annoying problem notifications sound not working. If you come the same issue iOS notifications sound not working after update iOS. Don’t worry. just follow steps by step clues and get resolved.

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Furthermore, many users encountered iOS 14 notifications arrive but no badge appears on the App icon. So get here everything about organize Notifications Center and gets back Third-party app notification sounds. Hopefully, this will work for you.

Troubleshooting how to fix iOS notifications Sound not working iPhone

iOS 14 Notification Won’t Go Away and Won’t Open

Working Tip: Hard Reboot iPhone

Till now many iPhone users have already fixed the iOS 14 notification stuck and won’t go away. So if you’re dealing with the same problem, kindly try to hard restart the iPhone as per the mentioned steps.

For iPhone 8 or later,

  • Press and quickly release the Volume Up button.
  • Press and quickly release the Volume Down button.
  • Press and hold the Power button until you see the Apple logo on the screen.

For iPhone 7, 7Plus,

  • Press and hold the Volume Down button and Side button, release when you see the Apple logo on the screen.

For iPhone 6S or earlier,

  • Press and hold the Home button and Sleep/Wake button until the Apple logo displays on the screen.

Are You Driving?

Your iPhone has a special feature that automatically turns on the Do not disturb mode when you’re driving. So if you’re still driving or done driving, then unlock the iPhone and if a prompt appears tap on I’m Not Driving option.

Fix #1. Make sure the mute button is upwards

Fix Notification Sound not working iOS 11 or later

First of all, you have to check that the ringer switch isn’t downwards. Because the iPhone’s left side ringer switch’s downside position makes incoming call ring and notification alert mute. Please keep it upwards, and increase sound by pressing the Volume Up button. Now test.

Fix #2. Disable Do Not Disturb on your iPhone

Enable Disable Do not disturb iOS 11 on iPhone iPad

Enable DND feature stops all notifications, alerts, incoming calls from making any noise and vibration. So that go Settings, tap on Do Not Disturb, and make DND toggle disabled/white. In more, you can also confirm by shortcut way just see on the iPhone status bar, if you can’t appear moon icon left to the battery percentage.

Fix #3. Check Notification Settings Sounds for Particular App

If you’ve encounter problems with any individual app then go to Notifications in Settings App. Now scroll down the screen to find an App under the Notification Style section. For instance, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Facebook, Messenger, Mail, Messages, and much more.

here I give you an example of Whatsapp Messenger to organize Badges, Sounds, and banners.

Find Whatsapp under Notifications Settings – turn to Allow Notifications ON – now organize Sound, badge app icon, Alerts such as Show on Cover Sheet, Show in History, and Show as Banners, and Show Previews on the lock screen as well.

turn on WhatsApp Notification Sound and Badge App iCon iPhone

Also Check Sound Settings for Text Tone, New Voice Mail, New Mail [Push Mail], Sent Mail, Calendar Alerts, Reminder Alerts, and Airdrop.

  1. Go to the Settings App.
  2. Click Sounds
  3. Tap Customize sound and Vibration Patterns.
  4. (Check Not Selected None option for the particular app).

Fix #4: Text Message Notification Not Working

Hide Alert will block notification shows on the lock screen for incoming text messages for individual recipients. Change this setting, Slide right to left on message conversation in the Message app.

1 Message app Notification preview and settings on iPhone

Also check Messages notification Settings Like:

Allow Notifications: Enable it for Getting a notification on the lock screen or Temporary or Persistent Banners on the Home screen.

Sounds: Pick the Message sound from Settings. We can customize message alert sound and Vibration settings from here.

Fix #5. You have to Check for Software Update in iOS

Let’s check out, is running iOS up to date on the iPhone? if not, download the latest one and install it.

Open the Settings – Tap General – Hit Software Update.

Check for update in iOS 11 to fix notifications not working on iPhone iPad

Fix #6. Good Wi-Fi or Cellular Connection

After update iOS 14 or above, many users claim that weak Wi-Fi signal or cellular data bricks certain services like notifications do not arrive as well as iOS 14 notification sound won’t hear. So I advise you that keep your device has a good Wi-Fi signal or cellular data network whatever you use.

Fix #7. Reboot (hard reset) iDevice

let’s pressing the power and home buttons simultaneously holding them until Apple’s logo appears on the iPhone/iPad screen then release your fingers. Now test set reminders and test Notification sounds. Get here how to reboot the iOS device without the Power button.

Fix #8. Reset All Settings

Resetting All Settings will clear all the customized settings to the default. You won’t lose any personal data or anything.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Tap on the General.
  3. Tap Reset.
  4. Select Reset All Settings.

Fix #9. Uninstall App And Re-install back

Note: Before deleting an app, you should take the latest backup of the App’s Document and Data.

If rebooting not working In your case, then you should delete App and reinstall again on your latest iOS device.

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