Discord Notifications Not Working on iPhone [Fixed]

Discord is an application that allows users to communicate with others easily. The Discord app is used mostly by passionate gamers. Recently, we are seeing many reports revolving around that explaining an issue where Discord application notifications have stopped showing up on their iPhones.

The main cause behind this problem can be due to the changes done to the notifications settings on the Discord app. Not allowing access to display the Discord app notifications could also be another reason.

If you are also facing the same problem, you do not need to worry. In this post, you will find different troubleshooting tips for resolving this issue.

Initial Fixes to Try

  1. Restart the iPhone – Sometimes, due to internal technical glitches within iPhone, many problems are created as discussed above in the article. So try restarting your iPhone and check whether you are receiving the Discord notifications or not.
  2. Update the iPhone software – If the iPhone software is outdated, it might be the reason for causing this issue on the iPhone. Therefore, we suggest our users try updating their iPhone software by going to Settings > General > Software Update.
  3. Update the Discord app – When there is any update available and if it is not installed, this might be the reason behind this problem. Now we request that you try updating the Discord app from the App Store.

Fix 1 – Change the Notification Settings on the Discord app

Step 1: Launch the Discord app.

Step 2: Click on the Profile Pic icon at the bottom right side as shown below.


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Step 3: Now scroll down the Settings page to the App Settings section.

Step 4: Search for the Notifications option and click on it.


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Step 5: Here you will need to enable the below-given three options by tapping on the toggle switch.

  • Get notifications within Discord
  • Integrate calls with Phone app
  • Get notifications when your friends stream


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Fix 2 – Unmute the Channels/Conversations

Step 1: Go to the Discord app from the home screen.

Step 2: After you reach the Discord app, find the channel/conversation that is muted earlier and long tap on it.


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Step 3: This opens a context menu on the Discord app screen.

Step 4: Select the Unmute Channel option from the context menu list as shown in the image below.


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Step 5: Repeat the same to unmute all other channels or conversations.

Fix 2 – Grant Access to Discord Notifications through the Settings app

Step 1: Go to the Settings app on your iPhone.

Step 2: Scroll down and then you need to tap on the Notifications option from the settings list.


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Step 3: Now select the Discord app from the list of applications installed on the iPhone.


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Step 4: Enable the Allow Notifications option by tapping on its toggle switch as shown below.


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Fix 3 – Make sure the Do Not Disturb Mode is disabled

Step 1: Go to the Control Centre screen on your iPhone.

Step 2: For that, swipe down the iPhone screen from the top right side.

Step 3: After you get the control centre screen, tap on the Focus option at the bottom side.


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Step 4: Here you have to make sure the Do Not Disturb mode is not enabled by tapping on it.


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Fix 4 – Allow Notifications after Reinstalling the Discord app

Step 1: Go to the home screen and long tap on the Discord app icon.

Step 2: This pops up a context menu and you will have to select the Remove App option as shown below.


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Step 3: Tap on the Delete App option from the screen menu.


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Step 4: Finally, click Delete to continue uninstalling the Discord app.


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Step 5: Wait till it completely uninstalls the Discord app.

Step 6: Once done, go to the App Store on your iPhone.

Step 7: Search for the Discord app on the App Store.


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Step 8: After that, click on the cloud-shaped symbol on the Discord app.


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Step 9: This starts installing the Discord app on your iPhone once again.

Step 10: After installing the app, open it.

Step 11: It will first pop up a permission window on the screen (“Discord” Would Like to Send You Notifications).

Step 12: Now you have to select the Allow option from the said pop-up as shown in the below image.


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