How to Disable Notification Previews for All Apps with iOS 11 on iPhone

For awhile now on iPhone, you’ve had the ability to hide message previews when receiving a notification from the Messages app. Now, with iOS 11, you can also disable previews for notifications from all your other apps. For example, say you have Facebook notifications enabled and a friend comments on your photo. Normally, you’d receive a notification that tells you that person commented on your photo. But when you disable notification previews, you’ll simply see that you have a Facebook notification, with no further info being displayed on the Lock screen. Here’s how to disable notification previews for all apps with iOS 11 on iPhone.

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How to Disable Notification Previews for All Apps

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Tap Notifications.
  • At the top, select Show Previews.

  • To disable all notification previews, tap Never.
  • To hide previews only when your phone is locked, tap When Unlocked.
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Conner Carey holds a bachelor's in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and resides in Fairfield, Iowa. When she's not writing, you can find her singing jazz or lifting weights. Her personal blog is currently under construction, but you can follow her on Instagram @connerleecarey.