How to Fix Notifications Not Working in iOS 11


After updating your iPhone 8 Plus, 7 Plus, 7, 6S, 8, SE, X, iPad Air/Mini or iPod Touch to iOS 11, are you facing notifications errors? The common error is non-displaying of notifications or non response from your iPhone when you receive text message or email.

iOS 11 Error

Generally, iPhone vibrates or makes a sound as a response to notification of app like Message or Facebook. But lot of users are facing issues with iOS 11 notifications. Worry not, as you can easily fix this annoying problem by implementing a small trick on your iDevice.


Fix Notifications Not Working in iOS 11

Effected iOS versions include:

  • iOS 11.3
  • iOS 11.2.5
  • iOS 11.2.2
  • iOS 11.2.1
  • iOS 11.2
  • iOS 11.1.2
  • iOS 11.1
  • iOS 11

iDevices include:

  • iPhone X
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 6S
  • iPhone 6/SE
  • iPad Air/Mini
  • iPod Touch

Guide to Fix Notifications Not Working in iOS 11

The reasons for these annoying problems could be different. We will cover different methods to fix this notification not working in iOS 11 problem.

Method 1: Disable Do not Disturb Mode

Sometimes, the notifications are not working in iOS 11 because they are not enabled at all. To enable it, follow the steps below:

  1. Launch Settings app on your iPhone from home screen.
  2. Go to Do Not Disturb.

There, you need to make sure that this feature is not enabled.

If it is, then you will not receive notifications.

Method 2: Fix Internet

If problem persists after following the above first method, then there might be problem with your iPhone internet connectivity. To check this, follow the steps below:

  1. Launch Settings app.
  2. Go to General.
  3. There look for “Reset” option.
  4. Tap on Reset Network Settings option. This will reset all the network settings.
  5. Now again connect to your home WiFi connection.

Hopefully the problem will be fixed with this method.

Method 3: Restart your iDevice in iOS 11

If both of the above method does not fix the notification not working problem, then you need to soft restart your iPhone. For that, press and hold “Home” and “Power” buttons for few seconds until you see Apple logo.

Let us know which method worked perfectly for you to fix notifications not working in iOS 11.

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