Email notifications are very important. Normally, your phone notifies you when a new email arrives, so you do not have to keep checking emails. Unfortunately, many Outlook app users are sometimes unable to experience the same joy. So, in this post, we will look at the various solutions that are there for the Outlook Notifications not working on iPhone and even Android.

Outlook Notifications not working iPhone Various Solutions

Outlook users’ problems range from not receiving notifications to notifications without badges or sound. Some iPhone users do not preview the message, so let us review the various solutions one by one

Restart Phone

Before trying other solutions, we recommend restarting your phone. Often, this simple solution fixes all the problems with notifications. So, a simple restart may be the fix that you should look for; in order to restart your device:

  • Press and hold the power button for 5-7 seconds.
  • Thereafter, select the Restart option.

Update Outlook App

Another simple solution you must give a try is updating the Outlook app. Often at times, it is seen that there is a bug in the older version of the app that is causing problems with notifications. So, it’s better to update your app and check if everything becomes fine. To update your app:

  • Open Google Play Store(Android) or App Store(iOS).
  • Thereafter, type Outlook in the search bar.
  • Click on Update, if any update is available.
  • Thereafter, wait for sometime, as the Outlook App loads.
Outlook Notifications Not Working iPhone

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Check Notification Settings

If you think that may be there is an issue with improper notification settings. Then, you should check your app notification settings. To check your Notification Settings:

  • Open your Outlook App.
  • Thereafter, tap on your Profile Picture > Settings.
  • Then, go to Mail > Notifications > Focused and other inboxes.
  • That’s it!! Now you will receive notifications for all emails that come into your Outlook inbox.

Manage Device Notifications

Sometimes there is a problem with your iPhone device itself that is interfering with your notifications, and not the app itself. So, here’s what you got to do:

  • Go to the Settings app.
  • Now, tap on Apps/App Management > Outlook.
  • Thereafter, tap on the App and go to Manage Notifications > Allow Notifications > Turn it ON.

Enable Background App Refresh

You should leave App Refresh in Background enabled in iPhone Settings to receive email notifications while the Mail app is running in the background. To enable this:

  • Open Settings app.
  • Then, go to Apps > Outlook > Background App Update.
  • Turn ON this feature.

Clear App Cache

Sometimes, the exact reason why notifications are not working is because of a bug within the app, that may have accumulated over time. Thereby, causing unexpected errors. So, in order to fix this:

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Go to Apps > Outlook > Storage
  • Thereafter, tap on Clear Data and Clear Cache options to remove the app cache data.
  • That’s it! You have remove the app cache data and now you can enjoy using Outlook emails again.

Turn Off the Battery Saver Mode

Battery saver modes often hinder the normal functionality of apps. Turn it off and check if you can receive Outlook email notifications. To disable battery saver mode on your iPhone:

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Go to Battery > Power Saving Mode
  • Thereafter, disable it.

Note: The same is the process for Android devices but sometimes you may find the Battery settings in the Device Management tab.

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Turn Off DND Mode

When your device has the Do Not Disturb mode enabled, all incoming mobile calls and notifications from third-party apps are muted. So, if you are not receiving Outlook notifications, it may be because of this DND mode. So:

  • Open Settings.
  • Then, go to Sound.
  • Thereafter, go to Do-Not-Disturb > Turn Off.

Let Outlook collect App Diagnostic Data

Some Outlook app users have found that if they let Microsoft collect Outlook app diagnostic data, notifications start working properly again. It can not hurt to try this out. So, here’s what you got to do:

  • Open your Outlook app.
  • Tap on your Profile.
  • Go to Settings > Help & Feedback
  • Thereafter, click on Collect Diagnostics.
  • Finally, restart your device and see if this solution works for you !!
Outlook Notifications Not Working iPhone

Update Device Drivers

Sometimes, updating your device is the solution that you need to solve your issue. So, to update your device:

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Thereafter, go to About Phone(Android) or the General tab(iOS).
  • Thereafter, search for Software Updates and update your device if there is an update.

Un-Install and Re-Install App

To re-install your app you will have to first uninstall it. So, here’s the complete process:

  • Press and hold the Outlook App icon.
  • Then, click on Uninstall from the options that appear.
  • Next, open Google Play Store(Android) or App Store(iOS).
  • Thereafter, type “Outlook” in the search bar.
  • Next, click on Install and wait for sometime.
  • That’s it! Your Outlook app successfully re-installs.

Reset Settings

At times, you may try resetting the settings. This may help in some cases. To give this method a try:

  • Open Settings.
  • Thereafter, go to Apps > All Apps.
  • Then, tap the 3-dots button and select Reset App Settings.
  • That’s it ! Your settings has been reset.

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In this post, I think I have done well enough to give you ample solutions to work your way out through the Outlook notifications not working on your iPhone device. All these methods mentioned above are literally very simple and can be acted upon by anybody; even a beginner. So, try your hands on these solutions and resolve your issue. On that note, until next time, see ya!! Goodbye !! ~~> ~~>

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