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Notification icons inform you of new messages, calendar events, alarms, and activities in progress such as files downloading.
When you see notification icons, open the Notifications panel to check out details of the notifications that you've received.
To open the Notifications panel, slide down from the top of the screen.

Or just swipe down anywhere on the Home screen.

Screen showing the Notifications panel
  • Tap the notification to open the corresponding app.
  • To dismiss just one notification in the list, drag it left or right.
  • Slide two fingers apart on the notification to expand it and see more details or see if there are more notifications bundled inside it. Slide two fingers together on the notification to minimize it again.
  • Some notifications allow you to take immediate action. For example, tap a missed call notification to return the call or reply with a text message.
  • If you have several notifications, scroll through the list screen to see them all.
  • To dismiss all non-persistent notifications, scroll to the bottom of your notifications, and then tap Clear all.
  • To clear all silent notifications, tap Clear icon next to Silent notifications.
  • To change what app notifications you want to receive, tap Manage. For more details, see Managing app notifications.

Snoozing notifications

You can snooze notifications to temporarily remove them from the status bar and Notifications panel.
Important: Turn on snoozing, if it's not yet enabled. Go to Settings > Apps & notifications, tap Notifications > Advanced, and then turn on Allow notification snoozing.
  1. Swipe down from the top of the screen to open the Notifications panel.
  2. Slide the notification slowly to the right or left, and then tap Snooze icon.
  3. Tap Snooze dropdown arrow then choose how long you want to snooze the notification.
The snoozed notification shows up again on the status bar and notifications panel as soon as the snooze time ends.

Turning Notification dots on or off

Apps show a dot when they have notifications. You can choose to turn the Notification dot on or off per app or for all apps.
  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings > Apps & notifications.
  2. To turn the Notification dot on or off for an app:
    1. On the Apps & notifications screen, tap See all __ apps.
    2. Tap the app that you want, and then tap Notifications > Advanced.
    3. Tap the On/Off switch next to the Allow notification dot option.
  3. To turn the Notification dot on or off for all apps:
    1. On the Apps & notifications screen, tap Notifications > Advanced.
    2. Tap the On/Off switch next to the Allow notification dots option.

Managing app notifications

Choose which types of app notifications to enable, disable, or override your Do Not Disturb settings.
  1. From the Home screen, tap Settings > Apps & notifications.
  2. Do one of the following to choose the app to customize:
    • Tap an app under the Recently opened apps section. Or tap See all __ apps to choose from more apps. Then tap Notifications.
    • To choose an app that recently sent you notifications, tap Notifications. Under the Recently sent section, tap the app you want. Or tap See all from last 7 days to choose from more recent apps.
  3. Tap the On/Off switch next to each notification type to turn it on or off.
  4. For a notification type that's turned on, tap it to set how you want to be notified. You can:
    • Set it as an Alerting or Silent notification:
      Option Description
      Alerting Your phone will notify you with a sound, lock screen notification, and a notification icon for the app in the status bar.
      Silent Your phone won't notify you with a sound or vibration. You'll still see the notification in the Notifications panel.
    • Turn on Pop on screen to display alerting notifications as a banner at the top of your screen.
    • Tap Advanced, and then turn on Override Do Not Disturb to continue receiving notifications even when Do Not Disturb mode is on.
App notification settings are applied to notifications in the Notifications panel and the lock screen.
Tip: You can also press and hold a notification in the Notifications panel or the lock screen to see the notification settings you can customize.
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