What is Galaxy S6 notification reminder?
But the notification tone is played only once, by default, even if you don’t check the phone at all. Most Android phones are designed to work in this way.
Sometimes, you may want to be reminded that you have a new message or you need to do something until you read the message or check the item.
Samsung has a solution for this requirement for long time. In Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, if you want, you can be reminded again and again until you take the action. This is called Galaxy S6 notification reminder.
Galaxy S6 notification reminder allows you to get notified repeatedly until you read the message or check the items.
By default, Galaxy S6 notification reminder is turned off in almost all regions.
How to use Galaxy S6 notification reminder?
To use Galaxy S6 notification reminder, you may follow these steps.
Step 1: Access Galaxy S6 Settings
You can access Galaxy S6 Settings in different ways:
- from apps screen, tap Settings.
- from notification panel (swipe down from status bar or top of the screen with one finger), tap Settings (gear) icon.
Step 2: Access Accessibility
Galaxy S6 notification reminder is put under Settings—Accessibility. This is different from previous generation phones.
As shown below, in Galaxy S6 Settings page, tap Accessibility.
Step 3. Enable Galaxy S6 notification reminder
By default, Galaxy S6 notification reminder is not enabled.
In Settings—Accessibility page, tap Notification reminder as shown above.
Now, you can enable Galaxy S6 notification reminder by drag the switch to right side. You can also just tap the switch and it will toggle between on and off.
Once the notification reminder is enabled, the switch should shown as green color in default Galaxy S6 theme. Of course, if you are using other Galaxy S6 themes, the color will be different.
Step 4: Configure Galaxy S6 notification reminder
You can configure Galaxy S6 notification reminder to meet you needs:
- Choose notification interval. How often do you want to be reminded? You set the interval from 15 seconds to 5 mins as shown below.
- Select apps for which repeated notifications are sent. By default, all apps are selected. It means notifications from all apps are included. You may deselect some unimportant apps.
- Turn on/off vibrate.
- Turn on/off LED. You can choose whether the blue LED lights up or not when the screen is locked if you have unread notifications.
Step 5: Test Galaxy S6 notification reminder
Now you can test Galaxy S6 notification reminder. It should bug you until you read the message or check the phone log or take corresponding actions in the app
How to disable Galaxy S6 notification reminder?
As mentioned. notification reminder can be annoying if you have lots of notifications from many apps. It actually becomes a distraction.
So, it is a good practice to select only important apps as mentioned in Step 4 above.
Of course, you can always turn off Galaxy S6 notification reminder in Settings—Accessibility—Notification reminder.
Sometimes, if you may want to silence Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, you may follow this guide.
Can you use Galaxy S6 notification reminder on your Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge now?
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For some features of Galaxy S6, please check Galaxy S6 online manual page.
For detailed guides on how to use Samsung Galaxy S6, please check Galaxy S6 how-to guides page.