The iPhone X is a special celebratory device designed to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iPhone line, and it’s radical departure from previous models. No doubt, people waited a lot for the launch of this flagship device by Apple. Recently new story has been revealed about the iPhone X. According to that, Apple is now turning off notification previews on the iPhone X’s locked home screen by default. iPhone X Now Hides Message Notifications by Default.
In previous iPhone models, you could hide notifications preview on the lock screen but the feature itself was never turned on by default. But iPhone X comes with an interesting aspect of the software, which turn on hiding text previews for your notifications by default.
iPhone X Now Hides Message Notifications by Default
In iPhone X, you will notice when you have notification for apps such as messages and Snapchat, the content of the notification will be invisible until you unlock the phone through facial recognition.
This feature is providing an extra bit of privacy for the users. When you raise the phone in front of your face, it will unlock automatically with Face ID. After that you will be able to read the full content of the notifications.
Steven Levy shared in his review:
I then see if the little lock icon on the screen has released its latch. Alternatively, a good way to see when you’ve been recognized is to notice the generic messages on the lock screen saying “you have a notification” from Facebook, Gmail, or wherever. When you and your iPhone X make that turn-on connection, those flesh out with the actual content of the message. (This feature—withholding potentially private alerts until the phone was unlocked—had previously been available as an option but now is the default.)
With the launch of iOS 11 by Apple, if someone picks up your iPhone and looks at it, Face ID won’t unlock and Of course, no one would be able to see the content of your notifications.