One notable addition to your iPhone 5 after installing the iOS 8 update is the Tips app. This is meant to teach you about new feature introduced with the iOS update. However, you may find it unnecessary and wish to disable the notifications from the app.
Fortunately this is a setting that you can adjust with just a few short steps, so continue reading below and learn how.
Disable Notifications from the Tips App in iOS 8
The steps in this article were written using an iPhone 5 with the iOS 8 operating system. Earlier versions of iOS do not have the Tips app.
Step 1: Open the Settings menu.
Step 2: Scroll down and select the Notifications option.
Step 3: Scroll down and select the Tips option.
Step 4: Touch the button to the right of Allow Notifications to turn off all notifications from the Tips app. You will know that they are turned off when there is no green shading around the button, as in the image below.
The Tips app cannot be deleted, but you can hide it in a folder. Read here to learn how to add an app to a folder.
Matthew Burleigh has been writing tech tutorials since 2008. His writing has appeared on dozens of different websites and been read over 50 million times.
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