We recently listed some of the common issues that emerged with iOS 10.2, but there are plenty new issues reported every day. One of the problems that established itself as a great annoyance is the malfunction of the notifications feature.

This renders the device unusable in the opinion of many users. We prepared some possible solutions so you can try and fix the problem. At least until the Apple addresses the issue and makes their devices usable for all the costumers who upgraded their OS.

Disable Do Not Disturb option

Do Not Disturb option prevents your device from alerts while the screen is locked. To disable it, follow the instructions:

Or you can do it in the Control Center by tapping the blue moon icon.

  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Choose General.
  3. Tap Reset.
  4. Select Reset Network Settings.
  5. Confirm selection
  1. Go to Settings:
  2. Select Notifications.
  3. Enable Allow Notifications and Show On Lock Screen.
  4. Change the default sound to any other.

You can also try to sign out and sign back in all third-party applications. For example Facebook, WhatsApp or Gmail.

Restarting the device can be a handful in many occasions so you should try it out.


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