Step-by-step instructions on how see your iPhone notifications. Either ones currently delivered or older ones that have disappeared
The easiest way to open the Notification center is to do so from the Lock Screen. Press on the iPhone Power button to lock your phone. Press it again, and you will see the Lock Screen.
On your iPhone/iPad Lock Screen, swipe up from the middle of the screen. Your Notifications will flow in from the bottom and be visible in chronological order. Continue to swipe up (scroll up) to see older notifications.
Your notifications from the Lock Screen will often be grouped by app. Tap on the group to reveal the individual old notifications.
You can swipe down (Pull Down) from the very top left of the screen anytime on your iPhone. This will bring down the Notification Center.
In iOS 17, once you see the Notification Center, you will have to swipe up from the center for your old notificaitons to appear.
Swipe down from the top center of the screen to access the Notification Center.
As of iOS 17, once you see the Notification Center, you will need to swipe up from the center for your notificaitons to appear.