iOS 12 group notifications for the apps installed on iPhone, iPad is returned features by apple that discontinued from iOS 8. That we can use it and enabled by default on update & install iOS 12 on supported devices. There are too many challenges and techniques to customize or use Grouped notifications in iOS 12 (iPhone, iPad) and WatchOS 5 on Apple Watch.
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- Group notification “By App” Vs “Automatic”
- Reset all Group notifications settings
- Notification Grouping not showing in iOS 12
- Restart or Reboot iPhone/iPad
- Apple Watch Group Notifications not Working
Troubleshooting issues: iOS 12 group notifications
What is the difference between Group notification Automatic or By App?
By Default, you will get Group notifications on Automatically for all apps installed on your iOS 12 device. In this case, you will get two different notifications set in a group by topic or Contacts in Gmail.
Grouped notification By App means you will merge all topics and Contacts notification in a single group for the app only.
Never or Off Group notification arrange all notification on the lock screen in Smart Stacks pattern like earlier iOS 11.
Check: Enable Group notifications By app on iPhone in iOS 12.
Reset All Settings
Group notification not working on the lock screen, Reset all the settings. Because new iOS 12 update restores old settings, this can’t make a change here.
So reset all the settings to default value: Go to the “Settings app” on iPhone > “General” > “Reset” > “Reset all the settings“.
Enter the passcode and Reset settings.
Check for Enable Group Notification for Individual app
Yes, we can manage all the app for the Group notification settings.
Go to the “Settings app” > “Notifications” > “Scroll down and Find all app (Third-Party)” > “Tap on it” and Scroll down, Tap on Notification Grouping > Select “By App” or “Automatic“.
Don’t select off.
Keep your iOS device up-to-date with iOS 12
You can contact app developer, App is not optimized for iOS 12.
Apple is waiting for your device up-to-date and bug fixed as well.
Go to the “Settings app” > “General” > “Software Update” > “Check for Update”.
Restart or Reboot your iPhone/iPad
Internal error and sucked iOS you can fix by hard restart or reboot your iOS system.
Let’s check How to restart or Reboot iPhone.
Enable Group notification on Apple Watch
You can also enable or manage Group notification by app or automatic for your Apple watch running watchOS 5.
To manage this, Open “Watch App” on iPhone > “My Watch” > “Notifications” > “Scroll down and See Apps” > Tap on name and See “Notification Grouping” > “By App/ automatic/ Off”.
here are the troubleshooting tips on Group notification not working and Won’t merge or showing all notification in the group on iPhone, iPad.