How to Turn Off App Store Notifications on the iPhone 5

Notifications on your iPhone are the device’s way of letting you know that there is new information for you. Most of the apps on your device will use notifications for different purposes, many of which are for some sort of advertising. One type of notification that you may have noticed are those that come from the App Store, typically to let you know about a popular new app that you might enjoy.

But if you prefer to find new apps on your own and find the notifications from the App Store to be unnecessary, then you can turn them off completely. Our guide below will show you the steps that you need to take so that your iPhone 5 no longer shows you any notifications from the App Store.


Turn Off All iPhone App Store Notifications

The steps in this article were written using an iPhone 5, in iOS 8. These steps may vary slightly for earlier versions of the operating system.

For additional information about notifications on your iPhone, visit Apple’s site here.


Step 1: Tap the Settings icon.

open the settings menu



Step 2: Scroll down and select the Notifications option.

select the notifications option



Step 3: Scroll down and select the App Store option.

select the app store



Step 4: Touch the button to the right of Allow Notifications to turn the option off. You will know that notifications have been disabled when there is not any green shading around the button, as in the image below.

turn of the allow notifications option



You can customize many of the other types of notifications on your device as well. For example, you can stop calendar notifications from appearing on your lock screen. newsletter

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