Messenger is an instant messaging app which is developed by Meta Platforms. Messenger app is used to send/ exchange messages, photo, video and calling like audio call and video call.
Are you facing issue in Messenger app, Messenger notifications not showing for you? Don’t worry you are not alone. Lot of other people also facing same issue.
In this article, we will explain why Messenger notifications not showing and how to fix it.
Why Facebook Messenger Notifications Not Showing?
If Facebook Messenger notifications not showing then It can happen due to several reasons, such as:
- There is some technical issue in Messenger app or Facebook Messenger server is down.
- You have Disabled the in-app or phone Notification.
- Your network connection is turned off
- You have turned on the low data mode in your mobile
- You haven’t updated the app in a long while
- You haven’t cleared the app cache
- Your Wi-Fi or mobile data is not working properly
How To Fix “Messenger Notification Not Showing”?
Fix 1: Wait For Sometime Till Technical Issue Is Resolved
If Messenger notification not showing then high chances that there are some technical issue in Messenger App and Messenger App team already know and working to resolve the issue.
In this case, you can’t do anything so just wait till issue is resolved from Messenger team side.
Fix 2: Check Your Internet Connection
Make sure you have good internet speed or stable internet connection. If your mobile data speed to wifi network is slow then you may experience issue in Messenger App.
If don’t have good internet speed then you might not get notifications.
So, check your internet speed. Turn ON and OFF your mobile data or check router in case you using wifi.
Fix 3: Enable Messenger Notifications
Most of time , when there is some issue with notifications, peoples have disabled the messenger notification.
So, To fix Messenger notification issue, Enable Messenger notifications. To Enable the Messenger Notifications,
For android users, Go to settings >> Find Messenger App and click on it >> Allow Notifications. Messenger Notifications will be enabled.
For iPhone users, Go to iPhone settings >> Tap on Notifications >> Find Messenger App and click on that >>Toggle ON “Allow Notifications” >> Toggle on all Required Notifications >> Now, Notifications enabled.
Messenger notification will work now after enabling the notifications.
Fix 4: Clear Messenger App Cache
Most of time , when there is some issue with notification, clearing the app cache resolve the issue.
So, To fix Messenger notification issue, clear Messenger app cache. To clear the Messenger App cache,
For android users, Go to settings >> Find Messenger App >> Tap on clear cache. Messenger App cache will be cleared.
For iPhone users, Go to iPhone settings >> Go to General >> Tap on iPhone Storage >> Find Messenger App and click on that >> tap on Offload App button >> again reinstall Messenger app.
Check Messenger notification showing or not after Clearing the cache.
Fix 5: Uninstall And Reinstall Messenger App
To Fix Messenger notification issue, first uninstall and then reinstall the Messenger app. Sometime Uninstalling and Reinstalling the Messenger app will resolve the issue.
So, First Uninstall the app from your phone after that re install again and check Messenger app is working or not.
If still Messenger notification not showing then try other fixes.
Fix 6: Update Messenger App To Latest Version
To Fix Messenger notification issue, update Messenger app with latest version because Sometime old version not work perfectly.
If your Messenger app version is outdated then it may not work properly.
Also updating the Messenger app to latest version will fix all previous bug in the app which were known to Messenger support team.
You can also enable auto update of the app if you want, that will keep your app updated always with latest version and bug free.
Fix 7: Restart Your Phone
If above solution not working then Sometime, there is an issue with your phone not Messenger app. So, Close the Messenger app and restart your phone.
After Restarting the phone, check Messenger notification will work fine.
Also Read: How to Delete a Group Chat on Messenger?
To Fix Messenger notification issue, uninstall and install the Messenger app or update to latest version if available. Also enable the notifications. This will fix the issue and Messenger notifications will work fine.
Alternately, there are chances that there are some technical issues in Messenger App. So, in this case wait till the those technical issues resolved from Messenger App team.