have name of message sender and message contents hidden in notification shade

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Hi, is there a way when you receive a text message to have the sender and message contents hidden in the notification shade?

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Submitted by Lukas on Saturday, July 20, 2019

Go to Settings->Notifications and turn off notification previews on the lock screen. I believe that's the only way. You can also customize the notification settings per app, so you could modify them just for the Messages app.
You could also disable VoiceOver's setting to automatically read incoming notifications, I think it's in its verbosity subcategory, but that would still leave them displayed visually when they appear.
Lukas

Submitted by Dennis Long on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

I want the notification to just show new message or 3 new messages. I still want the sound to play when I receive messages I don't want the name and message contence to show on lock screen or notifications how do I do this?

Submitted by Jimmy V on Wednesday, July 24, 2019

You can. Just turn off notification previews for messages. You can still display notifications on lock screen but you'll get the result you want and the sound