Since you can’t be around your phone 24 hours a day and there are times when answering a call is impractical, you will probably miss a call or two.
Luckily these missed calls can be shown on your screen as notifications so that you can return them later if you want.
But if you aren’t seeing these notifications or you would like ot stop them, then you have the ability to do so.
The steps in this article are going to show you where to enable or disable the missed call notifications on your Apple iPhone 11.
We cover the steps for this briefly at the top of the article, then continue below with additional information and pictures of the steps.
How to Change iPhone Missed Call Notification Settings
- Open the Settings app.
- Select the Notifications option.
- Scroll down and tap the Phone option.
- Adjust the notification settings on this menu.
While Android and iOS smartphones have progressed to essentially be powerful little computers, they are still phones at heart.
The call notifications on your iPhone 11 Phone app are an important part of using the device. If you allow notifications for the Phone app, then you may see these missed call notifications on your lock screen, or as a banner at the top of the screen.
If you aren’t receiving notifications about missed phone calls, then it’s possible that they are turned off. Our guide below will show you where to find the notification settings for your iPhone so that you can enable or disable them as needed.
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How to Turn iPhone 11 Call Notifications On or Off (Guide with Pictures)
The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 11 in iOS 13.1.3, but will also work for other iPhone models like the iPhone 6, iPhone X, or the iPhone 8.
Note that adjusting the call notification settings on your iPhone will not affect the notification settings on other iOS devices where you may receive phone calls, such as your iPad or your Mac computer.
Step 1: Touch the Settings icon on your Home screen.
Step 2: Choose the Notifications button from the menu.
Step 3: Scroll down and tap the Phone option.
Step 4: Adjust the settings on this menu based on the types of phone notifications that you would like to receive.
Take note of the Allow Notifications option at the top of this menu. If that is turned off, then you won’t receive any missed call notifications at all.
Now that you know how ot adjust the missed call notification iPhone settings you can configure all of these options until you have your preferred mix of phone call notifications set up.
Even if call notifications are disabled, your iPhone will still display the call screen when you receive incoming calls, allowing you to answer them. You just wouldn’t see a notification later if you missed that call.
If you would like to see a list of just the calls that you have missed, you can do so from the Phone app. Simply select the Recents tab at the bottom of the Phone app, then tap the Missed tab at the top of the screen. There you will see a call log of every call that you have missed on the device.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Missed Call Notification iPhone Settings
How do I reset network settings on my iPhone?
if all of your notifications are set up properly but you still aren’t seeing them, or you aren’t getting the calls at all, then one troubleshooting step you may want to try involves resetting your network settings.
You can find this option if you go to Settings > General > Transfer or Reset iPhone > Reset > Reset Network Settings.
Note that this is going to affect some other things like Wi-Fi, VPN settings, and Bluetooth as well, so you will need ot reconnect to wireless networks and repair some devices.
If you perform this reset and you are still missing calls, then you might want to contact your cellular provider to see if there is an issue with your account or device.
How do I stop missed calls from showing on my iPhone lock screen?
If you don’t wish to see the missed call alerts on your screen and would prefer the banner style ones that slide down from the top, then you can go to Settings > Notifications > Phone > and tap the button under Lock Screen to remove the blue check mark.
Once that is gone you will no longer see notifications from the Phone app on your lock screen.
How do I turn do not disturb mode on or off on my iPhone?
You can find the Do Not Disturb button by swiping down from the top right corner of your screen to open the Control center, then tapping the half moon icon.
You can also tap and hold on the icon and adjust several different Focus and Do Not DSisturn settings for various types of situations.
Where is the call blocking setting on the iPhone?
if you want to block text messages from someone, or you don’t want to receive calls from them, then you can elect to block them.
You can block a number from your recent calls list by tapping the i button to the right of the number, selecting the Block this Caller option, then tapping Block Contact again to confirm.
After doing this you will no longer receive missed call notifications, FaceTime notifications, or texts from that number.
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