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How to activate iPhone Instagram notifications

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How to activate iPhone Instagram notifications: You recently downloaded the Instagram on your iPhone and you started using the famous photographic social network to share your shots and to follow the contents of the users that interest you. Not having, however, particular familiarity with this app yet and, more generally, with the Internet and technology, you would need some advice about some features.

To be precise, what you would like to understand is how to activate Instagram notifications on iPhone, because you have noticed that you do not receive alerts when you are mentioned in a story or receive likes for the content you post on the social network. Well, if this is indeed the case, know that I can explain to you in detail how to solve the problem.

I anticipate immediately that, contrary to what you may think, you will not have to do anything particularly complicated or that is out of your reach and that this is feasible by intervening on the operating system settings and, in a more personalized way, acting from the settings of the Instagram app. Now, however, stop chattering and let’s take action. Enjoy the reading!

How to activate iPhone Instagram push notifications

If you wish to find out how to activate Instagram push notifications on iPhone, the indications you must follow are those you find below. As I had anticipated at the beginning of the guide, you can go to act from the iOS settings or from those of the Instagram app.

IOS Settings

If you are interested in understanding how to activate Instagram notifications on iPhone, you must first intervene on the iOS settings. To do this, take your “iPhone by”, unlock it, access the home screen and select the icon of Settings (the one in the shape of gear wheel).

In the screen that is shown to you at this point, tap on the item Notificationsthen touch theinstagram icon that you find in the list below the wording Notification style. Afterwards, carry on ON the switch that you find next to the item Allow notifications And that’s it.

After enabling notifications, you can customize how they work as you see fit. To do this, first select the type of alerts you want to enable between Screen lock, Notification Center and / or Bannerby touching the option of your interest from the section Notices. If you enable banners, you also decide whether to make them visible temporarily or permanently, via the menu Banner style located a little further down.

You can also determine whether to activate the sounds and badges by bringing up ON the appropriate switches. Instead, from the section Optionsby tapping on the menu Show previewsyou can decide whether to preview the contents of the notifications, while using the menu Notification grouping you can determine how to group Instagram notifications in the iOS Notification Center.

Should you have second thoughts, you can disable the notifications by going to the section again Notifications> Instagram of the Settings of iOS and bringing up OFF the switch that you find next to the item Allow notifications.

If you do not want to completely disable the reception of notifications, you can also decide to disable the individual options available, depending on what your needs are.

Instagram settings

Instagram notification settings

If you are interested in deciding for which particular events to receive notifications from Instagram and for which not, you have to go directly to the application settings. To do this, therefore, take the iPhone, unlock it, access the home screen and select the icon of theInstagram app (the one with the retro style camera).

Now that you see the main screen of the application, if necessary, log in to your account, then tap on the symbol oflittle man which is located at the bottom right, in order to go to your profile, press the button with the lines horizontally at the top of the screen and select the item Settings from the menu that opens.

In the new screen that you will now see, select the wording Notifications and choose the category of notifications you are interested in, among those available: Posts, stories and comments, Account you already follow and followers, Direct messages, Live and IGTV And Instagram.

Depending on the choice made above, decide whether or not to enable the related notifications. For example, after selecting the option Account you already follow and followersselect the option Activate in correspondence with the wording New followers to receive notifications whenever a new user follows you, choose the option From the people I follow or From everyone at the section Mentions in the biography to receive notifications, respectively, from the people you follow or from everyone whenever you are mentioned in the bio etc.

From the main screen of the Instagram notifications settings you can also decide to enable notifications via e-mail and SMS, by tapping on the item Email and SMS that you find in the section Other types of notifications and then adjusting the available settings: for example, selecting the option Activate in correspondence with the wording E-mail about news you can receive notification emails relating to the news introduced on Instagram by selecting the option Activate in correspondence with the item SMS you can receive notifications from Instagram via SMS to the phone number associated with your account etc.

Should you have second thoughts, you can disable certain types of notifications by going to the section Notifications of the Settings Instagram, selecting the category of your interest and tapping on the item No in correspondence with the option on which you intend to act.

If you want, you can also pause the reception of notifications for a well-defined period of time, after which they will reactivate automatically. To do this, carry on ON the switch Pause everyone that you find on the main screen of the Instagram notifications settings, indicates how long you do not want to receive notifications through the menu that opens and that’s it.

If despite the above indications you are unable to view Instagram notifications, make sure that there is no Do Not Disturb mode active on your iPhone.

How to activate iPhone Instagram Stories notifications

Instagram stories notifications settings

You would like to understand how to turn on notifications for instagram stories on iPhone, in such a way as to be notified whenever a particular account you follow posts stories? No problem. To do this, first take your iPhone, access the home screen and select the icon of theInstagram app (the one with the retro style camera).

At this point, go to the account of your interest, by tapping on the icon with the magnifying glass that you find below, typing its name in the field Search for at the top, by tapping on the card Account that you see appear in the new screen that is shown to you and selecting the suggestion relevant from the list that is proposed to you.

After completing the above steps, if you do not yet follow the account of your interest, tap the button follow which you find under his profile picture. Subsequently or in any case if you already followed the profile in question, click on the button Follow alreadythen on the voice Notifications present in the menu that appears and brings up ON the switch that you find next to the wording Stories.

If you are interested in this, I inform you that from the same menu above you can also enable the reception of notifications for posts, for IGTV and for live videos, by selecting the appropriate options.

In all cases, if you have second thoughts, you can disable notifications for stories (and for other options that may be enabled) by bringing up OFF the switch that you find next to the item Storiesvisible after tapping on the item Notifications in the menu that is shown to you by pressing the button Follow already on the account of your interest.

If you are interested, I inform you that, even in the case of notifications relating to stories, you can consider pausing them for a certain period of time, using the special function attached to the settings of the Instagram app, as I explained to you in the final part. of the previous step.