Flash messages, while they can be useful, tend to be a more annoying tool used by networks to push ads and more to users. What’s more, on iPhones, these messages are highly intrusive and can cause a lot of headaches. So, if your operator is flooding your phone with flash messages, don’t fret because we have a solution for that. Here’s how to turn off Flash messages in iPhone.

Disable Flash Messages in iPhone (222)

While the steps differ slightly between operators when disabling Flash messages on Android, the steps you need to follow on iPhones are fairly easy. Follow along while discussing a step-by-step guide to disable Flash messages on iPhone.

Steps to Turn Off Flash SMS (Airtel, Vodafone Idea, Jio, etc.)

  • On your iPhone, go to Settings -> Mobile data -> SIM app.
mobile data settings go to sim application in iphone
  • Here, you will get ‘Airtel Now!’, ‘Airtel Live!’ As options will appear. Depending on your network provider, you may receive ‘Flash!’ As such different options may appear. ‘Airtel Now!’, or ‘Flash!’ Tap on If that option is visible on your iPhone.
Tap on Airtel Now to Disable Flash Messages on iPhone
  • Tap on ‘Start/Stop’ and then on ‘Stop’.
turn off flash messages on iphone

You will then receive a confirmation that Flash Messages has been turned off for you, and you can rest easy.

What to do if Flash messages still haven’t gone?

This is not usually the case, however, if you have followed all of our steps and received confirmation, and you still Receiving Flash messages can be infuriating. The only thing you can do right now is to contact your carrier’s customer service and ask them to disable Flash messages for you.

Customer Care Number:

  • Airtel: 121
  • Vodafone Idea: 198
  • Reliance Jio: 198
  • BSNL: 1800 180 1503

Easily Turn Off Annoying Flash Messages on Your iPhone

Even though flash messages and ‘Your SIM has played tone’ notifications on the iPhone are extremely annoying and infuriating, there’s a silver lining that it’s at least easy to disable them on the iPhone. Hopefully, you were able to follow the steps mentioned here and you are no longer receiving flash messages from your operator. If you are, then contacting customer care should solve the problem for you. So, have you disabled Flash messages on your iPhone? And is there any other way to disable Flash messages that we should cover in our article? Tell us in the comments.

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