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Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Disable Notifications on Certain Application

Though not many, some of Samsung Galaxy SIV users finally decide to uninstall certain third-party app from their phone because they felt annoyed with lot of notifications were sent by that app, while it's impossible for them to turn off notification tone because they may worried missing other important notifications.

See also: How to Uninstall App in Samsung Galaxy S4

Luckily, Samsung Galaxy SIV with Android Jelly Bean inside has a feature that will allow you to block notifications on certain app without having to uninstall it. In some cases, it'll help the user to save their data because sometimes they may accidentally touched the notifications contain with ads/offers that make them to load referred link/webpage.

How to block certain app notifications?
Generally, there are two methods that you can choose to disable notifications on certain app.
Method #1: From Settings Menu:
  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Tap More tab.
  3. Tap Application manager.
  4. Swipe the screen to the right until you see the All screen.
  5. Scroll down to find the desired app you wish to disable its notification, then tap the row.
  6. Clear the checkbox next to Show notifications.
  7. Tap OK button.
  8. Now, you won't receive notification from the selected app.

Method #2: From Apps Menu
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Tap and hold the desired app you wish to disable its notification then drag it to the App info icon located at the top of the screen.
  3. Clear the checkbox next to Show notifications.
  4. Tap OK button.
  5. Now, you won't receive notification from the selected app.

Indeed, both of methods mentioned above will allow you to block notifications in certain app, but by doing this you may miss important alerts and updates for the app. So, it'll be better if you don't disable notifications in your important apps. And for the record, some apps may not allow you to disable notifications by default.


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