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Question: How do I stop text messages from showing on screen before I open?

How do I stop text message conversations showing up on my phone before I open?

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Are you referring to the content of the message? If so, go to Settings>Notifications>Messages, and set Show Previews to Never. That way, the only thing you will see on the screen is a notification of the message.If you do not wish to see the notification on the lock screen, then turn off the switch for Show on Lock Screen.

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Nov 13, 2017 10:09 AM in response to Smmharris In response to Smmharris

Are you referring to the content of the message? If so, go to Settings>Notifications>Messages, and set Show Previews to Never. That way, the only thing you will see on the screen is a notification of the message.If you do not wish to see the notification on the lock screen, then turn off the switch for Show on Lock Screen.

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Nov 22, 2017 8:33 PM in response to ChrisJ4203 In response to ChrisJ4203

With Previews off, the notification still includes the name of the sender. Is there any way to get a notification without ANY information from the text? I want to be notified, but I don’t want to see the message OR the sender.

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