Managing notifications for an app

Apple iPhone 5S on iOS 12.0.0

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Learn how to adjust notification settings for applications. You can have some applications notify you with a sound while others come in silently.

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    From the Home screen, tap Settings.

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    Scroll to Notifications.

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    Tap Notifications.

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    Scroll to Messages.

    Note: For this tutorial, we're showing how to manage notifications for Messages. You can select a different option, but steps may vary based on which app you choose.

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    Tap Messages.

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    Select the type of alerts you'd like to receive.

    Note: You can also completely disable notifications for an app.

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    Tap Banner Style.

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    Select your preferences.

    Note: Temporary notifications appear at the top of your screen and then disappear after several seconds. Persistent notificaitons must be dismissed manually.

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    Tap Back.

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    Tap Sounds.

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    Select your preferences.

    Note: You can also select your vibration preferences.

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    Tap Back.

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    Tap or slide the Badges switch ON or OFF.

    Note: Badges show the number of unreviewed notifications for an app on the Home screen.

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    Scroll to Show Previews.

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    Tap Show Previews.

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    Select your preferences.

    Note: Limiting when your notification previews are visible can help protect important personal information.

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    Tap Back.

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    Tap Notification Grouping.

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    Select your preferences.

    Note: Grouped notifications allow you to view or dismiss mutiple notifications from the same app at once.

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    Tap Back.

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    Tap Repeat Alerts.

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    Select your preferences.

    Note: Alerts repeat in two minute intervals.

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