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Why can't I see number of texts I have on the home screen


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I can't see number of texts I have in the home screen
Please help


New member
Oct 22, 2015
If you are referring to the badge on the Messages app (the number in the red circle), you just have to head over to Settings-Notifications-Messages and set on the switch for displaying the badge (Badge App Icon). Here's an Apple guide about notifications: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201925
About halfway through the page, you should find a more detailed description for badge settings.