Category: alerts

How to Enable LED Flash Notifications on iPhone

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How’d you like the LED camera flash on the back of iPhone to flash when a notification or phone call comes into the device? Do you place your iPhone face down on the desk? Or, do you keep it in silent mode most of the time? In any case, you might be interested in taking advantage of its LED flash for notification alerts.

Normally when you receive a notification, your iPhone’s screen lights up. However, that’s not the case if it’s placed face down. In such cases, using the built-in LED flash can be a good indicator when you get alerts. It’s…

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How to Set & Change Calendar Alert Times on iPhone & iPad

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If you use the stock Calendar app on to schedule meetings, birthdays, and manage events, you’ll be pleased to know that you can also set and customize custom alert times for these events on your iPhone and iPad.

There are days when work and life is hectic and you’re too busy to frequently open the Calendar app to check your schedule. In that case, you can set alerts for events that you schedule within Calendar. By doing so, not only will your iOS or iPadOS device beep or vibrate, but you’ll also receive a notification for the event, in order to make sure…

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How to Mute iPhone & Turn Off All Sound

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Whether you’re spending time with someone special, in class, trying to focus, or you’re in the middle of an important meeting, you might want to mute your iPhone and completely silence all phone calls & notifications, so that you don’t get distracted easily by the beeps, buzzes, and alerts emanating from your iPhone.

In some cases, muting ringtones and alerts aren’t good enough, since your phone starts vibrating in silent mode. Or, you may want to disable any kind of sound that may come out of your iPhone. These could include sounds when you take…

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How to Disable Shortcut Banner Notifications on iPhone & iPad

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If you use the built-in Shortcuts app to perform automated tasks on your iPhone or iPad, you may have noticed how you get a banner-style notification every time a shortcut is executed. Some users may want to disable these notifications, especially if it’s a feature that they frequently use.

You may have tried disabling notifications for Shortcuts from the notification settings on your device, but the issue here is that the Shortcuts app simply doesn’t show up here. Therefore, turning off notifications for Shortcuts can get tricky, but rest assured, it’s…

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How to Mute iMessages & Text Messages from Someone on iPhone

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Is one of your iMessage friends annoying you by sending constant text messages? Maybe you’ve got someone spamming you with message nonsense? Don’t worry, you can easily mute them and prevent all notifications every time they send a text or iMessage to your iPhone.

Although you can always block a contact, that may be a bit extreme since it cuts off all inbound communication from that person, especially if you’re just looking for a temporary reprieve and don’t want to completely end communication with someone. Fortunately you have another option, and…

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