Apple® iPhone® 5 - Turn Notifications On / Off

Note Notes:

  • Since notifications pushed to your device are carried over cellular data, you may see a small amount of cellular data usage even while connected to Wi-Fi.
  • If you tap a notification on your connected Apple Watch, any subsequent data usage may be carried over the VZW cellular network.
  • For audio notifications, refer to Manage audio alerts.

Caution Turning on notifications may impact battery life.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings Settings icon > Notifications.
  2. From the "Notification Style" section, tap an app.
  3. Tap the applicable switch(es) to turn on Switch On or off Switch Off:
    Note Depending on the app selected, the options may vary.
    • Allow Notifications
    • Show in Notification Center
    • Badge App Icon
    • Show on Lock Screen
  4. If applicable, from the "Alert Style When Unlocked" section, select one of the following:
    • None
    • Banners
    • Alerts
  5. Tap Back icon Notifications (upper-left).
  6. From the Government Alerts section, tap the switch(es) to turn the following on or off:
    • AMBER Alerts
    • Emergency Alerts