Galaxy Note8: How do I change app notifications on my Samsung Galaxy Note8 (SM-N950W)?

Last Update Date : Apr 09. 2018


Maybe you can’t go a minute without checking your Gmail but are sick of getting alerts from Panda Pop. Select which apps you want to receive alerts from and which you do not. Alerts include notifications, sounds, and vibrations. You can even customize how you receive notifications on your favorite apps.

Note: Screens and settings available may vary depending on your Canadian wireless service provider and your software version.

Block App Notifications

Kiss those annoying pop-up notifications goodbye by blocking notifications. Here’s how you do it:

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Notifications.

4. Touch the slider next to an app or All apps to enable or disable notifications.

Block App Notifications

Customize App Notifications

You can even pick different sounds for each notification. Is that great or what? This way, when the phone vibrates, you know your best friend just passed you in the steps challenge. Learn how to customize settings below:

1. From the Home screen, swipe up or down to access the Apps screen.

2. Touch Settings.

3. Touch Notifications.

4. Touch an app and select an option:

Customize App Notifications

   • Allow notifications: Receive notifications from this app.

   • Show silently: Do not make a sound or vibrate, and block previews in pop-ups.

   • On lock screen: Select the notifications to display on the lock screen.

   • Set as priority: Allow notifications from this app to sound and turn on the screen while Do not disturb mode is turned on.


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