How To Disable Push Notifications While Watching Videos on iPhone

The way notifications interact with users makes up for one of the most sought after features that a well nurtured mobile operating system must have. To gauge the prowess notifications on Android and iOS- World’s most famous mobile OS possess, we may delve into the emphasis Google and Apple have tried to bring in with features such as deep linking notifications directly to apps and quick reply.

But what sometimes does hamper the overall experience is the untimely pop-up notifications that feature while watching videos or playing games. What further hampers the experience is the fact that once a notification pop-ups amidst a video or game, it also lowers the sound and interrupts the playback. In order to rip apart these interruptions and enjoy hassle free video playback on your iPhone, follow this tutorial on How to disable Push Notifications while watching Videos on iPhone using NoBanner Cydia Tweak to get rid of annoying pop-up windows. Take a look!

Note : Before you proceed with the following tutorial, you need a Jailbroken iPhone at your hands. We, at GeekViz, do not recommend you to Jailbreak your iPhone as it might not only lead to loss of data and void your Service Warranty but may also lead to unstable and below-power performance. If you still wish to proceed with the same, you can follow this tutorial on How-to Jailbreak iOS 8.4 on iPhone or iPad.

How To Install NoBanner Cydia Tweak to Disable Push Notifications While Watching Videos on iPhone

Step 1 : Open up Cydia on your jailbroken iPhone and hit Search

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Step 2 : Search for NoBanner that comes for $1.00. Sign into Cydia with either Facebook or Google account, if you already haven’t, and proceed with the payment procedure to complete the installation.

Step 3 : Once done, restart the SpringBoard and you are good to get going.

Not to forget, NoBanner does not disable notifications on your iPhone. Notifications would still arrive on your iPhone, but the banner notifications would only be suppressed in order to give you an interruption-free video playback. You would still see the unread notifications once you open up the Notification Center .

How To Setup NoBanner Cydia Tweak to Disable Push Notifications While Watching Videos on iPhone

Step 1 : Once you are done with the installation, you can thereafter open up Settings and look for the NoBanner Menu.

How To Disable Push Notifications While Watching Videos on iPhone

Step 2 : Set the Enabled toggle On, if it isn’t already. Also, you can selectively toggle the Vibrate option On/Off as per your requirements.

Step 3 : In order to exclude some of the application from the restriction of no interrupting the notification banner while watching a video, head over to the Exclude Applications menu wherein you can selectively turn on notifications for various apps installed.

 

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