How to Disable iPhone SMS Notifications

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How to Disable iPhone SMS Notifications
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Customise your iPhone SMS settings so the feature works best for you. The iPhone comes loaded with sounds and alert options. Set different notification sounds to distinguish between a missed phone call, a SMS message or a new message in your e-mail inbox. You can also completely disable text message notifications from appearing on your screen. This way you can manually check your new SMS messages on your own time.

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  1. 1

    Press the "Home" button below the screen to unlock your iPhone's Home screen, then tap the "Settings" icon.

  2. 2

    Tap "Messages" from the Settings main menu.

  3. 3

    Drag the "Show Preview" slider to "Off."

  4. 4

    Drag the "Repeat Alert" slider to "Off."

  5. 5

    Press the "Home" button to keep the changes and exit the settings.

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