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

You can adjust the notification settings for each of your applications.

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

Allow Application Notifications

All application notifications turned on will display on your lock screen, status bar, or in the Notification Panel.

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps

  2. Navigate to Settings > Notifications.

  3. Touch ADVANCED.

  4. Touch an application to change the notification setting.

  5. Touch the slider for Allow notifications to turn on the notification. All notifications, including sounds and vibrations, will be turned on for this application.

    Most applications may be turned on at default.

  6. When the notification setting is turned on, the words Allowed will appear under the application name. 

Set Application Notifications as Priority

When your notification has been set to priority, the notifications will be displayed on your device at all times. (Even if Do not disturb feature is turned on)

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Navigate to Settings > Notifications.

  3. Touch ADVANCED.

  4. Touch an application to set as priority.

  5. Touch the slider to turn on Set as priority. Notifications from this application will display at the top of the Notification Panel when your Do not disturb setting is turned on. 

  6. When the notification priority setting is turned on, the words Set as priority will appear under the application name. 

Hide Content on Lock Screen

The notification will appear on the lock screen if the setting is set to Show content. If Notifications on lock screen is set to Hide content or Do not show notifications, the notifications will be hidden from the Lock screen.

Prevent your device from displaying notification content for certain applications on your Lock screen. 

  1. From the Home screen, touch Apps.

  2. Navigate to Settings > Notifications.

  3. Touch ADVANCED.

  4. Touch an application to hide from the Lock screen.

  5. Touch the slider to turn on Hide on lock screen.

  6. When an application is hidden, the words Hidden on lock screen will appear under the application name. 

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