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Changing the App Notifications on Your Galaxy Tab S2 (SM-T710 and SM-T810)

You can control which apps push notifications to your device using the app notifications settings.

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

Set App Notifications as Priority

Setting 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 > Settings > Notifications.   

  2. Touch ADVANCED.   

  3. Touch an app whose notification priority you want to change.    

  4. 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.   

  5. Touch the Back key 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.   

Allow App Notifications

Allow notifications for an app 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 > Notifications.   

  2. Touch an app to hide from the Lock screen.   

  3. Touch ADVANCED.   

  • Touch an app whose notification priority you want to change.   

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

  • Touch the Back key to manage the notification settings for more apps. Apps with notification turned on are identified by the word Allowed under the app name.   

  • Hide Content on Lock Screen

    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 apps.

    Prevent your device from displaying notification content for specific apps when your device is locked.

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

    2. Touch ADVANCED.   

    3. Touch the app from which you want to hide notification content.   

    4. Touch the slider next to Hide content on lock screen to turn on notification content blocking.    

    5. Touch the Back key to manage the notification settings for more apps. Apps with notification content hidden are identified by the words Hide content on lock screen under the app name.