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Manage Notifications on the Lock Screen of Galaxy S8 Active

You can manage your notifications from the lock screen and customize what is displayed on the lock screen and AOD (Always On Display).

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

Lock Screen Notifications

  1. To dismiss a notification from the lock screen, swipe the notification to the left or right.

  2. To open a notification from the lock screen, touch the desired notification.

  3. Swipe on the screen to unlock the lock screen.

    If you have a screen lock set up, you will need to enter your credentials to view the notification.

Information and FaceWidgets

You can customize what is displayed on the Lock screen and Always On Display.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Information and FaceWidgets.

  3. The following settings are available:

    • Roaming Clock: You can set your home time zone. Both local and your home time zones will be displayed when you are roaming.

    • FaceWidgets: You can set the Lock screen and Always On Display to display the Music controller, Today’s schedule, and the Next Alarm.

    • Contact Information: You can add your contact information and it will be displayed on the Lock screen.

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