How to Silence iPhone 14 Text Message Notifications

To silence text messages on the iPhone 14, go to Settings > Notifications > Messages > Sounds > scroll down and pick None.

Our article on turning off the iPhone’s text message notification sound continues below with more information and screenshots.

See this video on how to silence text message notifications on iPhone 14 for more information.

How to Turn Off the iPhone Text Message Sound

The steps in this post were completed on an iPhone 14 Plus running iOS 16.6.

These methods are also applicable to many other iOS versions and iPhone models, including the ones listed below:

  • iPhone 14 Pro
  • iPhone 14
  • iPhone 14 Pro Max

Step 1: Find the Settings icon on your Home screen and tap it to open the menu.

Step 2: Scroll down to Notifications.

Step 3: Scroll down and choose Messages from the list of apps.

Step 4: Select the Sounds option.

Step 5: Navigate to the Tone List area and choose None.

how to silence iPhone 14 text message notifications

Now that you know how to mute text alerts on iPhone 14, you’ll be able to use your phone and receive text messages and iMessages without hearing that notification sound every time.

If you don’t want your phone to vibrate when they arrive, choose the Vibration option at the top of the Sounds page and select None.

This menu also has some other notification settings that you may want to change.

You might, for example, toggle the Badges option on or off depending on whether you want to see the red circle with the white number that appears on the Messages app when you have an unread message.

You may also adjust the setting for repeat alerts or ban notifications from unknown senders by selecting the Customize Notifications option at the bottom of the menu.

Video – Muting the Text Notification Sound on the iPhone 14

Summary – Disable iPhone 14 Text Message Sound

  1. Navigate to Settings.
  2. Navigate to Notifications.
  3. Go to Messages.
  4. Choose Sounds.
  5. Select None.

Related: How to Turn on the iPhone 13 iMessage Feature


If you don’t always turn off your iPhone, you’re probably aware of the various sounds it may make.

Whether it’s the sound you hear when you lock or unlock your iPhone or the sound it produces when typing, your iPhone is constantly making noises.

Many of these sounds, such as the notification sound for new text messages, can, however, be turned off.

Hopefully, our instructions on how to quiet text notifications on iPhone 14 have helped you find that setting and disable it so you no longer hear anything when you receive a new message on your device.

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