How To Fix Incoming Call Banner Bug On iPhone In iOS 14

iOS 14 Incoming Call Banner Bug

iOS 14 Incoming Call Banner Bug

Is the incoming call banner notification glitching on your iPhone in iOS 14? We’ve received a similar report from a reader, that complains about the fact that the incoming call banner randomly disappears and re-appears at the top of the iPhone screen.

The incoming call bug doesn’t give the user enough time to interact with the banner notification, thus making answering calls on iPhone not possible. Apparently, this problem has started surfacing only after the iPhone was updated to iOS 14.2.

How To Fix Incoming Call Banner Bug

At the time of writing, we couldn’t replicate this issue on our own devices. However, if you find yourself in a similar situation, here is what you can do to troubleshoot:

1. Reboot iPhone

The first option is to force restart your iPhone and flush any temporary glitch that could cause the incoming call banner not to work as expected.
How To: Quickly click & release Volume Up, Volume Down and press & hold the Side Button until the Apple logo is displayed on the screen. Be patient until the iPhone reboots.
Tip: Call yourself from a secondary phone and check if the incoming call banner works as it should.

2. Revert To Full-Screen Incoming Call Alerts

Another workaround requires to bring back the old incoming call interface. This will render the incoming call banner obsolete:
how to switch to full-screen incoming call notifications

  • Open the Settings app.
  • Scroll for Phone.
  • Tap on Incoming Calls.
  • Select Full Screen.
  • Fact: This change will be applied for Phone app, FaceTime as well as all other third-party apps that you use to receive calls, like WhatsApp, Skype etc.

Are you also plagued by this iOS 14 incoming call bug? Please use the comments section and report the issue. We’re trying to find out how widespread this iPhone problem is. We will also use potential confirmations to send feedback to Apple and ask them for an official fix, in an upcoming software update.

If you’re experiencing a different iOS 14 issue please use our bug reports form and inform us. We’ll get back to you within 24 hours.

Related: Other common iOS 14 bugs are:
Keyboard lag problem.
App Library Other category issue.
– Bug that randomly mutes Ringer And Alerts.
iPhone 12 and 12 Pro No Service bug and many other.