How to Stop Apps Sending Push Notifications to iPhone or iPad

As a genuine provider, Apple App Store pushes limited notifications or alerts on your device, but the culprit is the third-party apps that go haywire on your devices tickling your brain. You can get rid of this agony by following simple steps. This will disable push notifications and alerts on your iPhone and iPad.

How to Stop Apps Sending Push Notifications on iPhone or iPad

Step #1. Go on the “Settings” app on your iPhone or iPad

Step #2. Choose the option of “Notification.”

iOS Notification Settings

Step #3. Find and select the app for what you want to modify the push notifications behavior from. This will be available on the Notifications Settings’ list.

Tap on App Name in Notifications Settings on iPhone

Step #4. There you see the option of “Allow Notifications” → Toggle it to “OFF.” This will result in toggling the option to “OFF” position with button grayed.

Disable App Notifications on iPhone

Step #5. Repeat the procedure for all applications where you want such a setting to be done.

The beauty of this option in notification settings is the changes are in effect immediately. Having said this, if you, for instance, disable notifications for an app like Temple Run, you will command this app to have no inbound alert, banner, or even lock-screen notification. This is because you have simply disabled these apps and they are now lame!

Also Read: Gmail Push Notifications Not Working on iPhone or iPad

Something to keep in mind

While this serves you as the best option to get rid of notifications from a particular app, you must understand that notification “off” means it will turn off “all the notifications” including sound effect, banners, buzz, etc. If you do not want this all to be blocked, you need to adjust the setting accordingly. For this, you need to “mute” concerned notification such as the mail sound alert.

It all depends on what all you want to block and iPhone and iPad provide you with this flexibility. Whether you need a notification or an alert for Facebook comment, or when someone drops you an email or message? It is up to you. Change the settings of that particular app and set yourself worry-free!

Enjoy, your gadget is now customized and will show you what you want and not what vendors want! :)

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