How do I configure the Status bar on my Galaxy phone?

Last modified : Jun 11. 2019
Status bar

The Status bar settings allows you to display recent notifications and display battery percentage. Check out how to change that Status Bar for Galaxy devices operating on Android versions 7.0 (Nougat), 8.0 (Oreo) and 9.0 (Pie).

Android OS 7.0 (Nougat) & 8.0 (Oreo)

1 Go to the Settings menu > Display.
Settings > Display
2 Tap on Status bar.
Tap on Status bar
3 Toggle the switches to display 3 of the most recent notifications only and to show battery percentage. You will be able to see the changes reflect on the Status bar.
Toggle the switch
Toggle the switch

Android OS 9.0 (Pie)

1 Go to the Settings menu > Notifications.

If you are trying to change the clock location of your Android OS Version 9.0 (Pie) and One UI, check out our page Customising the Clock location on the Status Bar for step-by-step instructions.

Settings > Notifications
2 Tap on Status Bar.
Tap on Status bar.
3 Toggle the switches to display 3 recent notifications only or all notifications and to show battery percentage. You will be able to see the changes reflect on the Status bar.
Toggle the switches to display 3 of the most recent notifications only and to show battery percentage. You will be able to see the changes reflect on the Status bar.

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