How to Unsilence Notifications on iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you tired of missing important notifications on your iPhone because you accidentally silenced them? Don’t worry, this tutorial will guide you through the process of unsilencing notifications on your iPhone. By following these simple steps, you’ll never miss another notification again.

Step 1: Access the Control Center

To begin, swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen to open the Control Center. You can do this from any screen, whether it’s the home screen or within an app.

Step 2: Check the Silent Mode Status

Once you have accessed the Control Center, you need to check if your iPhone is in silent mode. Look for the icon that resembles a bell with a line through it. If this icon is highlighted or visible, it means that your notifications are currently silenced.

If Silent Mode is Enabled:

If the silent mode is enabled and notifications are silenced, follow these steps:

  • Step 3: Tap on the silent mode icon to disable it.
  • Step 4: Once you have tapped on the silent mode icon, it will no longer be highlighted or visible. This indicates that your notifications are now unsilenced.

If Silent Mode is Disabled:

If silent mode is already disabled and your notifications are still not audible, follow these steps:

  • Step 3: Swipe down from the top-right corner of your iPhone screen to open the Control Center. On older iPhones with a home button, swipe up from the bottom edge of your screen.
  • Step 4: Locate and tap on the bell icon with sound waves emanating from it. This will enable notifications sounds and vibrations.

Step 5: Test Your Notifications

Now that you have unsilenced your notifications, it’s time to test if they are working properly. Ask a friend to send you a text message or try scheduling a test notification.

If you receive the notification and hear the sound or feel the vibration, congratulations! You have successfully unsilenced your iPhone notifications.


In this tutorial, we learned how to unsilence notifications on an iPhone. By following these simple steps, you can ensure that you never miss an important notification again.

Remember to check the silent mode status in the Control Center and enable or disable it accordingly. Happy receiving!

I hope this tutorial was helpful to you. If you have any further questions or need more assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

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