How to switch back to the old school pop up Notification alerts on iOS


Whenever you receive the notification or receive the new messages, iOS notifies you with the banner notification which appears at the top of the screen and then disappears just after few seconds. Apple has added the banner notification to the iOS 7 as it use the pop up alerts before that to stay on the screen until the user tap on the dismiss or open button. You can easily switch from the banner to pop up the notification from the iOS Settings even without installing any hacks.

 The good news is that you are also enable the pop ups form any app which you want and keep the setting of banner for others apps. This means that you have to go to the settings of the each app which you want to change the option for and you have also choice to keep the both option for the different apps. If you really want to get back the old school pop up notification on your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch then follow the steps which are given below.

How to switch from the Banners to the pop up alerts?

  • Open the Settings app form you iOS device and then tap on the” Notification” option.
  • The next step is to look of the Notification Style for the app which you want to alter the setting from the banners to the pop up notifications.
  • From the next page under the option of “Alert Style When Unlocked” then tap on the Alert option which is at the right side.

That’s all. You have done it and you can repeat the same steps for the many apps which you like to switch to the bop up alerts. The alert style of the any app will change only when the device is become unlocked and when the device is locked it will remain same. Unlike the banner notification which stays on the screen until it becomes dismissed the pop up alerts is useful which many of the user like and want to use it.

How to switch back to the old school pop up Notification alerts on iOS