Notifications are convenient – they keep you updated and help you not miss out on activities across your apps. However, they can quickly become disturbing and distracting, especially when they are from apps you no longer use.
Or when you are trying to focus or sleep.
If you are fed up with the flood of notifications building up on your iPhone or iPad, then you’ve found the right article.
This guide will explore how to turn off notifications for specific apps permanently and temporarily.
Turn Off Notifications Permanently
The first step is to launch the Settings App. Then, tap Notifications.
Next section, select your preferred App under the Notification style and toggle the “Allow Notification” slider.
This will disable notifications from that App. You can repeat this step for as many apps as you want.
Turn Off Notifications Temporarily
The “Focus/Do not Disturb” feature of iOS 15 makes it easy for you to disable notifications temporarily.
To achieve this
Open the Settings App and Tap Focus.
Then, select “Do not Disturb” and toggle the slider beside “Do not Disturb” to activate.
Under ALLOWED NOTIFICATIONS, you can tap people or apps to make exemptions.
You can receive notifications or calls from whomever you add to the list.
To add a people or apps:
- Tap People/App and select Add person or Add App.
You can also access the “Do not Disturb” feature through the control center. How?
First, swipe down on the left-right upper corner of your screen. Then, tap Focus – the crescent moon shaped icon, to activate.
You can also tap again to deactivate the Do Not Disturb feature.