Turn notifications on or off on Samsung Galaxy A40

The notifications sent by applications or the operating system of the Samsung Galaxy A40 are undoubtedly very useful, but they can be annoying if abused.

Sometimes it happens that, when installing a new application, we accept all the permissions and do not realize it, and after a few days we have been inundated with notifications, often unnecessary and which only attempt to capture our attention without providing us with any real benefit.

Or it may happen that by mistake we have disabled or blocked notifications for an application and we want them to appear again on our Galaxy A40.

Whatever your situation, in the following steps we will tell you how to manage notifications from the Galaxy A40 settings, step by step and with images so you can do it without problems.

Table of Contents:

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

This guide has a total of 7 steps.

1- First step:

Open the Samsung Galaxy A40 settings, this is the gear icon that should appear on the device's home screen. If you don't find it there, from the home screen slide your finger up from the bottom of the screen to open the list of applications, there you will find the system search engine, type "Settings".

Settings icon Android

2- Second step:

Scroll down a bit through the Samsung Galaxy A40 settings until you find the "Notifications" section, press to access the notification settings.

Samsung Notifications

3- Third step:

First, three images will appear with the different types of notifications, below will appear the applications that have recently sent a notification. To see the complete list of applications installed on the Samsung Galaxy A40, click on the "More" button.

All the app notifications Samsung

4- Fourth step:

Here you will see the list of applications installed on your Samsung Galaxy A40, both the operating system applications and the pre-installed ones and those that you have installed through the application store.

You have a search engine at the top to make it quicker to find the application you want to manage.

To choose which notifications we want to keep active and which ones we don't, click on the name of the application.

App notifications Samsung

5- Fifth step:

If you want to activate or deactivate all notifications, click on the switch that appears to the right of "Show notifications".

Show notifications Samsung

6- Sixth step:

To configure the different types of notifications that can be activated or deactivated for this application, click on "Notification Categories".

Notification Categories Samsung

7- Seventh step:

Going down through the notification settings of that app you will see the different types of notifications that are available. You can choose which notifications to keep active and which to deactivate.

For example, you can activate message or alert notifications but deactivate the rest of the notifications that are not important.

Manage app notifications Samsung

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Manage notifications from the notification panel

You can also manage the notifications you receive on the Samsung Galaxy A40 one by one or access the notification settings directly from the notification panel.

1- First step:

With the Samsung Galaxy A40 unlocked, swipe down from the top of the screen to display shortcuts to device settings and recent notifications.

Open Android quick panel

2- Second step:

If you have any recent notifications, they will appear in this notification panel below the Galaxy A40 quick settings.
Press and hold the notification for one second to open quick notification options.

Open Samsung notification options

3- Third step:

Quick options for notifications from this app will appear, you can choose to mute future notifications from this app, turn off notifications, or leave them as is.

Disable Samsung notifications

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