Khamosh Pathak

Ever since the iPhone launched, an incoming call would take up the entire screen. But if you’re running iOS 14 or higher, you’ll see a banner style for incoming calls. Here’s how to reenable full-screen incoming calls on iPhone.

For many people, a banner-style, pop-up, incoming call notification (for phone calls, VoIP calls, and FaceTime calls) might not be what they want. It’s too easy to miss, and you won’t find all the call-related options.

While you can swipe down on a banner to quickly expand the incoming call to the full-screen mode, it’s not a permanent solution.

Thankfully, you can go back to the old ways by changing a setting.

Open the “Settings” app on your iPhone, and go to the “Phone” section.

Here, choose the “Incoming Calls” option.

Now, switch to the “Full Screen” option.

The next time you receive a phone call (be it a cellular call or a VoIP call), you’ll see a full-screen incoming call notification.

Changing Banner to Full Screen for Phone Calls


Whichever incoming call notification you use, here’s how to use your iPhone while on a phone call.

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Khamosh Pathak Khamosh Pathak
Khamosh Pathak is a freelance technology writer who specializes in tutorials. His work has also been published on iPhoneHacks, Zapier's blog, MakeUseOf, and Guiding Tech. Khamosh has seven years of experience writing how-tos, features and technology guides on the internet.
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