Note Edge - How do I use Geo News on my Samsung Galaxy Note Edge?

Last Update date : 2015.06.11

Geo News

Note: Screens and settings available may vary by wireless service provider and software version.

Geo News is a location-based service that alerts you to severe weather conditions and incidents in your area. In an urgent situation, you can call your primary contacts or send text messages with your approximate location.

Set Up Geo News

1. From the Home screen, touch Apps 1 .

2. Touch Settings 1 .

3. Touch Safety assistance 1 .

4. If you have not already added primary contacts, touch Add in the Enable Safety assistance pop-up message. Follow the on-screen instructions for adding a primary contact. Touch Back 1 to return to the Safety assistance settings.

5. Touch Geo News.

6. Touch Download.

7. Touch Free > Accept and download.

8. Press the Home 1 key and touch Apps 1 .

9. Touch Settings 1 .

10. Touch Safety assistance 1 .

11. Touch Geo News.

12. Touch the slider 1 to turn Geo News on 1 .

13. Review the terms and conditions, mark the checkbox to agree, and touch OK.

14. Review the information about using Geo News and touch OK.

15. If necessary, sign in to your Samsung account.

16. Mark the Geo News notification pop-ups checkbox to receive warnings as pop-ups on your Home screen.

Access Geo News

From the Home screen, swipe left until you see the Geo News widget. If you removed the widget, touch and hold the Home screen, and then touch Widgets at the bottom of the screen. Touch and hold the Geo News widget, position it on an available screen, and release it.


Touch the Geo News widget. The following is an example of the screen that displays.

Additional information about Geo News is available here.


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