Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?

Last Update Date : Apr 12. 2018

Applications

Notifications will display on your screen, even when your device is locked. You can control which applications push notifications to your device using the application notifications settings.

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

Block Application Notifications

Blocking notifications for an application means notifications will not display on your lock screen, status bar, or Notification Panel. For example, if you block Chrome notifications, your device will not display a notification and will not play a sound when you receive notifications from Chrome.

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Scroll to and touch Sounds and notifications under the Device tab.
Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?
4 Touch App notifications.
Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?
5 Touch the name of an application for which you want to block notifications.
Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?
6 Touch the slider next to Block to turn it on. Blocking notifications will turn them off even if the application is set as priority.
Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?
7 Applications with notifications blocked are identified by the word Blocked under the application name.
Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?

Set Application Notification as Priority

Setting application notifications as priority means notifications will display at the top of the Notification Panel even when your device is in Do not disturb mode.

1 From the Home screen, touch Apps.
2 Touch Settings.
3 Scroll to and touch Sounds and notifications under the Device tab.
Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?
4 Touch App notifications.
Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?
5 Touch the name of an application you want to set as priority.
Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?
6 Touch the slider next to Set as priority to turn it on.
Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?
7 Applications with notifications set as priority are identified by the words Set as priority under the application name.
Galaxy A5: How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy A5?

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