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Notification Panel on Galaxy S8 Active

The notification panel can be used to view any recent messages and access functions on your phone.

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

View Notifications

  1. From the Home screen, swipe down from the top of the screen.

  2. Notifications will be listed under the Quick Settings.

    • To open a notification, touch it.

    • To clear a notification, swipe to the left or right.

    • To clear all notifications, touch CLEAR ALL.

  3. To close the notification panel, swipe up or touch Back.

Fingerprint Scanner

You can also open the notification panel by swiping up and down on the fingerprint scanner.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Finger sensor gestures.

  3. To turn on this function, touch the slider.

Notification Settings

You can select which apps are allowed to send you notifications.

  1. Navigate to Apps > Settings.

  2. Touch Search, and then search for and select Notifications.

  3. All of your apps will be listed.

    • To allow an app to send notifications, touch the off slider.

    • To deny an app from sending notifications, touch the on slider.

    • To allow all apps to send notifications, touch the slider next to All apps.

Quick Settings

Quick Settings lets you control various functions on your phone quickly and easily.

  1. To access Quick Settings, open the notification panel.

  2. To view all available Quick Settings, swipe down from the top of the screen.

  3. To activate/deactivate a Quick Setting, touch the desired setting.

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