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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.

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

Turn Off Application Notifications

Turning off notifications for an application means notifications will not display on your lock screen, status bar, or 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 that account receives email.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Scroll to and touch Notifications.

    It may be necessary to touch the DEVICE tab and then touch Notifications.

  4. Touch the slider ON next to the application for which you want to turn off notifications.

    Samsung enable or disable the notification of an app

Advanced Notification Settings

Control notification behavior for individual applications, such as priority settings and lock screen behavior, by accessing the advanced application notification settings. 

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Touch Settings.

  3. Scroll to and touch Notifications.

    It may be necessary to touch the DEVICE tab and then touch Notifications.

  4. Touch ADVANCED.

    Samsung touch ADVANCED
  5. Touch the application for which you want to change the advanced notification settings.

  6. Touch the slider OFF next to a setting to turn it on.

    Samsung enable notification options

    The following settings are available:

    • Allow notifications: Turn notifications on or off for the application. 

    • Set as priority: Display notifications from this application at the top of the Notification Panel, and receive notifications even when Do not disturb mode is turned on.

    • Previews in pop-ups: Display a preview of the notification content at the top of the screen.

    • Hide on lock screen: Prevent notifications from this application from displaying on the lock screen.

    • Hide content on lock screen: Display notifications from this application on the lock screen, but do not display any content.

    • More settings: Access notification settings specific to the application.

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