How to Show Missed Calls on the iPhone Lock Screen

Your iPhone apps are almost all capable of showing notifications. These can be seen as pop-ups on your screen, or in a bar at the top of the screen. There are also notifications that can be shown as alerts on your lock screen, which allows you to view information on your iPhone without having to unlock your device.

One of the more useful apps on your device that can show these lock screen alerts is the Phone app. This means that you can show alerts that indicate when you have missed a call, allowing you to know the phone number that you missed without needing to unlock your device. Our short guide below will show you how to do this.


Get Missed Call Alerts on Your iPhone 6 Plus Lock Screen

These steps were performed in iOS 8.1.2, on an iPhone 6 Plus. Steps will be the same for other iPhones running the same operating system.


Step 1: Touch the Settings icon.

tap the settings icon



Step 2: Tap the Notifications button.

tap the notifications button



Step 3: Scroll down and select the Phone option.

select the phone option



Step 4: Tap the button to the right of Show on Lock Screen. You will know that it is turned on when there is green shading around the button, as in the image below.

tap the button to the right of show on lock screen



Are you looking for calls that you have missed on your device? Find out how to view a list of missed calls on your iPhone and see calls that came through, but were not answered. newsletter

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