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Use Smart alert on your Galaxy phone

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Smart features enhance the way you interact with your phone, and Smart alert is one of them. It’s a motion gesture that will make your phone vibrate when you pick it up after missing calls or receiving unread messages.

Enable or disable Smart alert

Make your phone alert you whenever you’re busy and accidentally miss some calls or texts.

From Settings, search and select Smart alert. Tap the switch next to Smart alert to turn it on. Please be aware that Smart alert may not work properly if the screen is turned on or if the device is on an uneven surface.

Note: On some phones, this feature is turned on by default. If you need to turn it off, follow the same steps and tap the switch again to turn it off.

Several switches turned on in the Motion and gestures settings

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