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How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport?

You can control which applications push notifications to your device using the Application notifications settings.

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

Set Application Notifications 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 Apps Icon.
  2. Touch Settings Settings Icon.
  3. Touch Sounds and notifications .
  4. Scroll to and touch Application notifications.
  5. Touch the name of an application you want to set as priority.
  6. Touch the Priority slider Off Slider to turn the feature on On Slider.
  7. Applications with notifications set as priority are identified by the words High priority under the application name.

Block Application Notifications

Blocking notifications for an application means notifications will not display on your lock screen, status bar, or in the Notification Panel. For example, if you block Gmail™ notifications, your device will not display a notification and will not play a sound or vibrate when you receive mail to that account.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps Apps Icon.
  2. Touch Settings Settings Icon.
  3. Touch Sounds and notifications .
  4. Scroll to and touch Application notifications.
  5. Touch the name of an application for which you want to block notifications.
  6. Touch the Block slider Off Slider to turn the feature on On Slider. Blocking notifications will turn them off even if the application is set as priority.
  7. Applications with notifications blocked are identified by the word Blocked under the application name.

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