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To expand a notification on the lock screen
Drag the notification downwards.
Not all notifications are expandable.
Managing notifications on the lock screen
You can set up your device so that only selected notifications get displayed on your
lock screen. You can make all notifications and their content accessible, hide
sensitive content for all notifications or specific apps, or choose not to show any
notifications at all.
To select the notifications to display on the lock screen
From your Home screen, tap
Find and tap Settings > Sound & notification > When device is locked.
Select an option.
Notification display options on the lock screen
Show all notification
Get all notifications on the lock screen. When you have this setting turned on,
keep in mind that all content (including the content of incoming emails and chat
messages) will be visible on your lock screen unless you designate the relevant
apps as Hide sensitive content in the App notifications settings menu.
You must have a PIN, password, or pattern set up as your screen lock in order for
this setting to be available. Contents hidden is displayed on the lock screen when
sensitive notifications arrive. For example, you'll get a notification for an incoming
email or chat, but the content won't be visible on your lock screen.
notifications at all
You won't get any notifications on the lock screen.
Setting the notification level for an app
You can set different notification behaviour for individual applications. For example,
you can block all email notifications, prioritise Facebook™ notifications and make the
content of messaging notifications invisible on the lock screen.
To set the notification level for an app
From your Home screen, tap .
Find and tap Settings > Sound & notification > App notifications.
Select the app for which you want to change the notification settings.
Drag the relevant slider to the right.
Notification levels and options for specific applications
Treat as priority
Let this app’s notifications be heard when Do not disturb is set to Priority only.
Let this app emphasise certain notifications by sliding them briefly into view on
the current screen.
Hide sensitive content
When the device is locked, hide content in this app’s notifications that might
reveal private information.
The notification light informs you about battery status and some other events. For
example, a flashing white light means there is a new message or a missed call. The
notification light is enabled by default but can be disabled manually.
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