How to See iPhone Notifications (iOS 16) - Oct. 2022

Step-by-step instructions on how see your iPhone notifications. Either ones currently delivered or older ones that have disappeared

Notification Center through the Lock Screen

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.

Press the Power Button on the Right Side of your iPhone

See Your Old Notifications Again

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.

Swipe up from the middle of the screen to view old notifications.

Individual Notifications

Your notifications from the Lock Screen will often be grouped by app. Tap on the group to reveal the individual old notifications.

Tap to View Individual Old Notifications
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Notification Center without the Lock Screen (iPhone X, XS, 11, 12, 13, 14 Pro)

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 16, once you see the Notification Center, you will have to swipe up from the center for your old notificaitons to appear.

Swipe down (pull down) from the top left side of your iPhone

Notification Center without the Lock Screen (iPhone 8, SE)

Swipe down from the top center of the screen to access the Notification Center.

As of iOS 16, once you see the Notification Center, you will need to swipe up from the center for your notificaitons to appear.

Sipe down (pull down) from the top center of your iPhone
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