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[Solved]iOS 11 Notifications Disappearing from Lock Screen on iPhone/iPad/iPod

Oct. 19, 2017 03:22 pm / Posted by Jenefey Aaron to iOS Tips
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“Recently, I got a message and it appears on my lock screen, but if I don’t open it and leave it to deal with later, it has disappeared from my lock screen when I try to read it afterwards. Has anyone else experienced the same issue as me, by the way, I’m using an iPhone 8 running iOS 11.0.2”

Since iOS 11 release, we have been asked a lot about the iOS 11 notification alerts is missing from lock screen issue. If you have the same experience as what we described above, then the following guide might be helpful for you to fix notification missing from lock screen on your iOS 11.1/11.0.3/11.0.2 iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.

1. Check the Notification Settings

It is possible to have notifications disappearing from the lock screen if the notification settings are incorrect. To ensure you can see everything you want, the first thing you need to do when you have this issue is head to Settings>>Notifications. The Notifications screen displays a list of all your apps that can send you notifications.

Then simply scroll down the list and confirm that the Allow Notifications button is on for that app. On the app’s page of Notifications preferences, check that alerts are enabled on the lock screen. To make sure you see alerts when you are using the phone, go to Show Previews, and tick the Always(default) option.

And don’t forget to enable the type of notification as Persistent.

notification settings

2. Restart Your iOS 11 Device

Restarting the iOS device is proved to be a workable method on fixing various iOS 11 issues. So you might as well try to perform a restart. To do so:

Press and hold the Top (or Side) button until the slider shows on the screen

Then drag the slider to turn your iOS device completely off.

After the device turns off, press and hold the Top (or Side) button again until you see the Apple logo.


3. Fix iOS 11 Notification Missing from Lock Screen with Tenorshare ReiBoot

If nothing works above, then the problem might lie with the iOS operating system. You can try to give it a thorough repair by repairing the operating system with the help of a piece of third-party software, like Tenorshare ReiBoot, a professional iOS system repair tool specializing in fixing all kinds of iOS issues without causing any data loss. Here is how it works:

First off, free download and install Tenorshare ReiBoot to your computer.

Launch it after the installation completed, and connect your iOS device to computer with USB cable. Select “Fix All iOS Stuck” section from the main interface.

After that, click on the Fix Now (All iOS 11 Stuck) to proceed.

Prior to repair the operating system, click “Download” button to start downloading the matched firmware package online.

exit recovery mode

Once the firmware package is downloaded completed and successfully. Click “Start Repair” to start system recovery.

exit recovery mode

After all, the iOS 11 notification alerts missing from lock screen issue can be successfully removed.

If this post is helpful for you, please let us know and kindly share it with your friends and family who have experienced the similar issue. We would be most grateful.

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