I will just write what Imam Ibn Hajr (a Shafa’ii scholar) said concerning the issue from the perspective of the madhabs, fuqaha and muhadithin. What we wish to dispute is the common and innovated (u will see why, as ibn hajr noted) notion that seeing the Prophet ‘alahi salam in a dream means you saw him *actually*, whereas that is not the case.It is an image from Allah in a dream. If the Prophet (‘alahi salam) tells us of something in a dream which is about to happen, it does not mean