Lock screen notification not working in iOS 8 / 7: iPhone

In Notification center in an iOS device has many added features as compared to previous notification centers. Even though to Block/ turn off/ disable/ enable Notification coming from Mail, iMessage, iCloud, Updates, other social app Notification like Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp messenger app settings in approach and options in 11 and iOS 10.

In iOS 11, Apple brought a new cover sheet style for Notifications and antique Show Previews Notifications on Locked and Unlocked screen. Here in this post, you can get help on when in your iPhone Lock screen notification not working on iOS 8 /iOS 9/ iOS 10/ iOS 11. By default lock screen notifications is to be turned on. But you can customize that, with lock screen setting options. In the previous article, I share how can turn off/ disable notification from notification center and Siri from lock iPhone screen.

Adjust notification lock screen time: Adjust auto lock screen time on iPhone and iPad.

Lock screen notification not working in iOS 8/ iOS 9/ iOS 10/ iOS 11: iPhone and iPad

Step #1 Go to the Setting app looks like a Gear icon.

set setting for Lock screen notification not working in iOS 8
Setting app in iPhone and iPad

Step 2 Scroll down and tap on the Notification Center.

In iOS 11 or later users – Check out Notifications is enabled for lock screen iPhone.

SettingsTouch ID & Passcode – Enter your phone passcode – scroll down the screen to turn Recent Notifications ON/Green.

If your settings Ok, mean already enabled, then ignore this way and try to rebooting your iPhone or iPad.

setting for notification related setting
Notification center option in iPhone

Step 3 Inside the notification center, you can manage all the types of notification related problems.

Here you have to enable “Show on lock screen” option.

Enable on locked screen notification.
On locked screen notification

Now you are done, you should be able to receive notification when Lock screen notification not working in iOS 8 / iOS 7 iPhone and iPad.

Note: if you want to stop notification, coming in notification center. Then Disable “Show in Notification center” option in the same screen, Setting > Notification center > Show in Notification Center

Useful: Enable grayscale mode on iPhone. And Access Camera on Lock screen iPhone.

Note: after applying above step, you can’t get a notification for a particular app, then you can go on particular app setting. Then you have to manage notification coming on your iPhone and iPad device for other third-party apps only.

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