BeReal Notification Not Working: How To Fix No BeReal Notification

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BeReal Notification Not Working: How To Fix No BeReal Notification

If the BeReal notification is not working for you, there are some easy fixes that you can try.

BeReal has become a huge hit on social media without a doubt, and it has managed to gain a lot of traction in the last few months. The idea is so unique and interesting that the app has even caught the attention of Instagram. In fact, Instagram is currently testing a feature called Candid Challenges that is identical to BeReal's core concept.

That said, the app is not perfect. Many users have been complaining that the BeReal app is not working as it should. They claim that it is buggy and that it doesn't send notifications sometimes. If you are suffering from the BeReal notification not working issue, here are some simple solutions that you can try to fix it. Let's get down to it!

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How To Fix BeReal Notification Not Working Issue

Since the BeReal app is relatively new, it is quite common for some bugs to come up. There are always a number of problems with a new app. It takes time for everything to work fine. The developers are aware of this and they do their best to fix all the problems.

Anyway, getting back to our BeReal notification not working bug, try the following fixes if you aren't receiving the “It’s time to BeReal” notification.

  • You first need to make sure notifications are enabled. If it is already on, switch it off and turn it back on.
    • On Android, go to Settings > Apps > BeReal > Notifications and toggle “Show Notifications” on.
    • On iPhone, go to Settings > BeReal > Notifications and toggle “Allow Notifications” on.
  • If that didn't solve the issue, join the Beta program. To do that:
    • Click on your profile picture on the top right and tap the 3-dot icon to open Settings.
    • Go to Help > Contact Us and then select Join Beta or Become Beta Tester.
    • Download and install the Beta app. If you’re on iPhone, you will need to install Testflight first to become a Beta tester.
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Hopefully, one of the fixes will work for you. The team has acknowledged that they are currently facing issues concerning the delivery of notifications. They are working to solve this as soon as possible. There will likely be a new update with a fix for the problem.

How To Fix BeReal Notification Badge Not Going Away

Another annoying issue some users are facing is the BeReal notification badge not going away. Even though there are no new notifications, the app badge will show that there is still one unread BeReal notification.

Although it isn't a big issue, it is still annoying for users to see the BeReal badge in the middle of their screen when there is no notification at all. Luckily, this issue can be fixed in a simple manner.

To fix the BeReal notification badge not going away issue, just go to Settings > Apps > BeReal, and switch the notifications off and then turn it back on. Now when you get to your home screen you will see that the badge has gone away.

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If You Get The BeReal Notification But The Camera Doesn’t Open When You Tap The Notification

For some users, instead of prompting to take a picture, they are shown their friends’ BeReals when they tap on the “It’s time to BeReal” notification. If you are one of those unlucky users, don't despair. We have found some easy ways to get around this issue.

If the BeReal camera is not working, here is what you need to do.

  • Kill the app and relaunch it.
  • If the issue persists, join the Beta program. To do that:
    • Tap your profile picture on the top right and tap the 3-dot icon to open Settings.
    • Go to Help > Contact Us and then select Join Beta or Become Beta Tester.
    • Download and install the Beta app. iPhone users will need to install Testflight first to become a Beta tester.
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If the issue keeps occurring, BeReal advises you to record a video of the issue and contact them. In case you are encountering other issues like friend requests not working or contacts not syncing, try installing the Beta version of BeReal as it is more stable and less buggy than the official release.

By the way, if you are new to the BeReal app, you should be aware that BeReal notifies screenshots. So, keep that in mind. Also, you might be interested in knowing that there is a way to see BeReal without posting.