Customising the Notification settings on my Samsung Phone

Last Update date : Oct 20. 2020

Are you constantly being sent notifications from apps you hardly use or getting distracted from never-ending message notifications from your group chat? You can easily customise your Notification settings to completely disable certain app notifications or temporarily disable apps from 15 minutes to 2 hours. Follow the below guide for step-by-step instructions.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international devicce and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy S20+ operating on Android OS Version 10.0 (Q), settings and steps may vary depending on your Galaxy device and software version.

1 Head into your Setting > Notifications
Head into Settings > Notifications
2 Tap on See all
Tap on See all
3 Select Most Recent
Select Most Recent
4 Choose between Most recent, Most frequent, Blocked or All to adjust what apps you would like to see
Choose between Most recent, Most Frequent, Blocked, All
5 Toggle on or off your preferred apps
Toggle on/off App notifications
Temporarily Disabling Notifications
1 Swipe down on the screen to access your Quick Panel and slowly swipe to the right on an app notifications. Tap on bell icon
Swipe down to access the quick panel and slowly swipe the app notification from the right
2 Choose your when you would like to show this notification again then tap on Save
Choose your preferred time then select Save
Disabling Category Notifications via Quick Panel
1 Swipe down on the screen to access your Quick Panel and slowly swipe to the right on an app notifications. Tap on Settings icon
Swipe down on screen to access quick settings then swipe on app notifications
2 The specific category notification will be highlighted so its easier to recognise and disable.
Toggle off Downloads
3 Once disabled you will no longer receive notifications from that particular category
Downloads Notification disabled
Customising Category Notifications
1 Head into your Setting > Notifications
Head into Settings > Notifications
2 Tap on See all
Tap on See all
3 Select a Application Notification you would like to customise
Select Messages
4 Under Category toggle on or off your preferred settings
Disable General notifications

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