Hide Text Messages on iPhone

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If you find that the text messages that you receive on your iPhone are annoying or interrupt your use, you may be interested in turning off their notifications. Continue reading to find out how to do so.

Deactivate Notification Previews

One way of turning off your text message notifications is by deactivating the notification previews that you have associated with them.

To do this, go to Settings, then Notifications.

Next, select Messages and, at the bottom of the page, deactivate the Show Previews option.

Block Text Message Alerts

If you would like a more global blocking of text message notifications, you can do so by blocking all text message alerts.

To do this, go to Settings, followed by Notifications and Messages. Next, uncheck Lock Screen, Notification Center, and/or Banners depending on your preferences.


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