Banner Notification Alert - Don't always appear

Discussion in 'iOS 5 and earlier' started by markked, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. markked macrumors newbie

    Sep 11, 2009
    I noticed when viewing photos in the Photos app, as an iMessage/text comes in, that I don't get a banner style alert. Also while viewing a chat in iMessage, as other messages come in it also fails to show a banner alert, and I would have to navigate back to my messages list to read my latest message.

    Would like to know if this is normal. Thanks!
  2. saving107 macrumors 603


    Oct 14, 2007
    San Jose, Ca
    This has always been the case since iOS 1.0, you will not get a Notification (only Sound) if you are already in the

    As to your other question, I don't know because I've never received a message while viewing photos.
  3. markked thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 11, 2009
    Just a simple nitpick, thanks for that information. Wish it would appear either way.
  4. big samm macrumors 65816

    Oct 27, 2008
    Sometimes when i get new emails the banner also doesn't appear...

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