This is a short guide on the LED Notification feature that comes active by default on any Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max. If you don’t like to be warned that you have unread messages or other notifications before you turn on the screen, read our tutorial and you’ll find an easy solution!
How can you turn Off the LED notifications oniPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone 8?
- Go and unlock the phone;
- Make it to the Home screen;
- Launch the Settings app;
- Navigate to General;
- Open the Accessibility tab;
- Find the LED Flash for Alerts option;
- Tap on it and change the toggle to Off.
Why would you turn Off the LED notifications oniPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone 8 / 8 Plus?
This kind of information is purely speculative and it shouldn’t be taken as mandatory advice. After all, each user gets to decide on his own and, speaking of which, most of our readers decided to do so for privacy reasons. The LED notifications are basically “telling” everyone that you are having some unread notifications on your iPhone. If you want to go under the radar and don’t let anyone know about what’s going on with your phone, you can easily turn off this feature by following the 7 simple steps indicated above.
What if you change your mind at some point?
When you no longer want to turn off the LED notification, you can reactivate this iPhone option by retaking the steps previously suggested. When you get to the LED Flash for Alerts indicator and tap on its toggle, it will switch to On. As you might have discovered so far, there is no middle option between On and Off. You either keep the flashes on for all the notifications or turn it off completely.