How To Fix Achievement Notification Not Popping On Screen On Xbox

How To Fix Achievement Notification Not Popping On Screen On Xbox

Are your achievement notifications not popping up on your Xbox screen even if they are visible as notifications on the bell icon?

Or are they not making a sound or ping when you unlock an achievement even when all your notifications settings are set correctly?

If that is your case then you may have to either reboot or hard-restart your console.

You can do this by holding the power button for a few seconds to turn off your console and then turning it back on again.

Alternatively, clearing the ‘Alternate MAC Address’ and then restarting your console has been reported to fix this issue.

In this guide, you will learn how to fix the issue of achievement notifications on Xbox not popping up on the screen or making a sound.

How to Fix Achievement Notification Not Popping On Screen on Xbox

To fix the achievement notifications not popping up or making a sound on Xbox, you will have to restart or reboot your console.

There are two easy methods you can follow to do this, and they are all listed below in this guide.

Let’s get started.

Method 1: Fixing Achievement Notification Not Popping or Making a Sound on Xbox

Step 1: Navigate to the ‘Notifications settings’ of your console and make sure that all notifications you want ‘On’ are all turned on.

Step 2: Go back to the dashboard of your console.

Step 3: Next, press and hold on to the power button for a few seconds to turn it off.

Step 4: Wait for a few more seconds after turning off your console, and press the power button again to turn it back on.

Once you have followed these steps, your console will hard-reset itself and the notifications settings and sounds will go back to normal.

Method 2: How to fix Achievement Notification Not Popping or Making a Sound on Xbox

Step 1: Go to “Settings” and then scroll to “Network” and tap on it.

Step 2: Next, tap on “Advanced Settings” and a list of options including “Alternate MAC Address” select it.

Step 3: Once you have selected “Alternate MAC Address” proceed to tap on “Clear” followed by “Restart”.

Doing the above will clear all the cache data on your console and at the same time return your notifications settings on your Xbox to normal.

Conclusion

If your achievement notifications are not popping up on your box console screen nor are there making sounds when you get them, then you may need to hard-reset or reboot your console.

However, make sure that before you do this that you have saved all your game progresses to avoid losing any when you reset your device.

Sometimes just turning your notifications ‘Off’ and then back ‘On’ followed by the first method in this guide; has been reported to have fixed this issue for some users.

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Brianna Bailey

Brianna is based in Minnesota in the US at the moment, and has been writing since 2017. She is currently a 3rd Year med student at the time of writing this.