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Galaxy Tab S2 - How do I change the application notifications on my Samsung Galaxy Tab S2?

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

Set Application Notifications as Priority

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps  > Settings.

  2. Touch Notifications.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification
  3. Touch ADVANCED.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification
  4. Touch an application whose notification priority you want to change. For this example, select Amazon.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification
  5. Touch the slider next to Set as priority to turn on  the priority setting. Notifications from this application will display at the top of the Notification Panel when your Do not disturb settings allow priority notifications.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification
  6. Touch Back  to manage the notification settings for more applications. Applications with the priority setting turned on are identified by the words Set as priority under the application name.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification

Allow Application Notifications

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

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps  > Settings.

  2. Touch Notifications.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification
  3. Touch the slider  next to the desired app to turn on  notification allowing. For this example, select Amazon Kindle.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification
  4. All notifications, including sounds and vibrations, will be turned on for this application.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification

Hide Content on Lock Screen

Prevent your device from displaying notification content for specific applications when your device is locked. This option will only display when Notifications on lock screen is set to Show content. If Notifications on lock screen is set to Hide content or Do not show notifications, lock screen notification content is automatically hidden for all applications.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps  > Settings.

  2. Touch Notifications.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification
  3. Touch ADVANCED.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification
  4. Touch the application whose notifications you wish to hide on the lock screen.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification
  5. Touch the slider next to Hide content on lock screen to turn on  notification content blocking. 

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification
  6. Touch Back to manage the notification settings for more applications. Applications with notification content hidden are identified by the words Hide content on lock screen under the application name.

    Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 Application Notification

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