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Changing the App Notifications on Your Galaxy Tab 4 8.0

You can control which apps 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.   

  2. Touch Settings.   

  3. Touch the DEVICE tab.   

    Note: To switch to the tab view, touch More options > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch Sounds and notifications.   

  5. Scroll to and touch Application notifications.   

  6. Touch the app for which you want to adjust notification priority.   

  7. Touch the slider next to Set as priority to turn on the priority setting. Notifications from this app will display at the top of the Notification Panel when your Do not disturb settings allow priority notifications.   

    touch slider on right hand side
  8. Touch Back to manage the notification settings for more apps. Apps with the priority setting turned on are identified by the words Set as priority under the app name.   

    touch back

Block Application Notifications

Blocking notifications for an app 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 email for that account.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.   

  2. Touch Settings.   

  3. Touch the DEVICE tab.   

    To switch to the tab view, touch More options > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch Sounds and notifications.   

  5. Scroll to and touch Application notifications.   

  6. Touch the app from which you do not want to receive notifications.   

  7. Touch the slider next to Block to turn on notification blocking. The block setting will override the priority setting if both are turned on. All notifications, including sounds and vibrations, will be turned off for this app.   

    Touch the Slider on right hand side
  8. Touch Back to manage the notification settings for more apps. Apps with blocking turned on are identified by the word Blocked under the app name.   

    touch back

Hide Sensitive Content

The Hide sensitive content option is only available for individual apps when you choose a Pattern, PIN, or Password screen lock.

If a secure lock is set on your device, you can hide sensitive content from selected apps' lock screen notifications.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.   

  2. Touch Settings.   

  3. Touch the DEVICE tab.   

    To switch to the tab view, touch More options > Switch to tab view.

  4. Touch Sounds and notifications.   

  5. Scroll to and touch Application notifications.   

  6. Touch the name of an app for which you want to hide sensitive content.   

  7. Touch the slider next to Hide sensitive content to turn on notification content hiding.    

    touch the slider on right hand side
  8. Touch Back to manage the notification settings for more apps. Apps with sensitive notification content hidden are identified by the words Hide sensitive content under the app name.   

    Touch back

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