How do I set notifications on the Samsung lock screen?

Samsung lock screen

by Alex Gustman

Updated: November 4, 2021

On Android smartphones, you can view missed notifications from the lock screen, allowing you to quickly reply to a message or view information without having to unlock the screen. However, some notifications may contain sensitive information that, for security purposes, should preferably not be displayed on the lock screen. This content contains instructions that will allow you to customize how notifications are displayed on the lock screen of your Samsung smartphone.

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How do I set up notifications to appear on the lock screen?

Follow next steps:

  • Go to your smartphone’s settings menu.
  • On the next screen, tap “Lock Screen”.
  • Then tap “Notifications”.
  • Under “Notifications” you can choose to enable/disable the display of notifications on the lock screen, choose the style of notification display – brief or detailed, hide the content on the notification panel.
  • Activate your preferred option.

How do I allow (or disallow) apps to show notifications?

Follow next steps:

  • Open the Phone system settings menu.
  • Select the Notifications section.
  • In the next window, specify the applications that can display notifications on the lock screen. To do this, toggle the switch to the right to activate or to the left if you don’t want to display a notification.
  • If you want to fully enable/disable notifications for all applications – click on the “All applications” switch.


This article describes in detail how to set up notifications on the Samsung lock screen. In particular, how to enable or disable the display of notifications of certain programs, how to set a preferred style of displaying notifications – briefly or completely.

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