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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable Vibration when Receiving New Text Messages in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

There are some conditions where you may need to set your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge to vibrate when receiving new text messages, as the example, when you're carrying your phone in your pocket while you're in a noisy environment where you may difficult to know the messages just by hearing the notification sound, or when you're in a place where you're prohibited to make any noise so feel the vibration can help you easily know when you have new text messages so you won't miss any important ones, etc.


How to enable vibration when receiving new text messages?
You can do so by using the following steps:

Open the Messages app.Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
Tap Notifications.
If notifications is off, tap the ON/OFF switch to turn it on.Slide the ON/OFF switch next to Vibrations to the right to enable it. The switch turns when it's enabled.
FYI, this option won't be available when the sound profile in your phone is set to silent.Now, your phone will …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Use Do Not Disturb Mode in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Do not disturb is a feature in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that can be used to mute all calls and alerts, unless you set them as allowed exceptions. You can turn on this feature manually at any time you need, such as during an important meeting, or turn on this feature automatically at scheduled times, such as during your sleep schedules.


How to turn on or off Do not disturb mode manually?
You can do so by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the quick settings panel.

Method #1: From the settings menu
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Do not disturb and then tap it.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Turn on now to enable or disable Do not disturb immediately. The switch turns blue and this icon is displayed on the status bar when the Do not disturb mode is enabled.

Method #2: From the quick settings panel
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen us…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable and Use Flash Notification Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Flash notification is one of accessibility features available in Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge that will let you set your phone to flash the camera light(it's located next to the rear camera) when receiving notifications or when alarms sound. This feature is basically designed for those who are deaf or have hearing impairment because light notification is more noticeable for them than the sound notification.


How to enable or disable the flash notification feature?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to find Accessibility and then tap it.
FYI, if you have enabled the direct access feature and selected the accessibility option, you can quickly access the accessibility menu from any screen by pressing the Home key three times quickly to open up the direct access menu and then tap Accessibility.Tap Hearing.
Tap the ON/OFF switch nex…

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable or Disable Dialing Keypad Tones Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

When the sound profile in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is set to the sound mode, you can enable the dialing keypad tones feature to have your phone plays a tone when you're tapping the dialing keypad in the default/Samsung Phone app.


How to enable or disable the dialing keypad tones feature?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to find Sounds and vibration and then tap it.
Scroll down the screen and then tap the ON/OFF switch next to Dialing keypad tones to enable or disable this option. when the switch turns blue , means the dialing keypad tones feature is enabled and your phone will play a tone when the dialing keypad in the Samsung Phone app is tapped.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable or Disable Screen Lock Sounds Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If lock screen in your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is turned on and the sound profile is set to sound mode, you can enable the screen lock sounds feature to have your phone plays a click-like sound when you're pressing the Power key to instantly lock the screen and performing the current screen lock type to unlock the screen.


How to enable or disable the screen lock sounds feature?
You can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down to find Sounds and vibration and then tap it.
Scroll down the screen and then tap the ON/OFF switch next to Screen lock sounds to enable or disable this option. When the switch turns blue , means the screen lock sounds feature is enabled and your phone will play a sound when you're locking and unlocking the screen.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Enable or Disable Vibrate While Ringing Feature in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

If you have difficulty in recognising incoming calls when you bring your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge in your pocket while you're in a noisy environment, you can enable the vibrate while ringing feature so your phone will not only play the selected ringtone when receiving calls, but also vibrate at the same time.


How to enable or disable the vibrate while ringing feature?
Assuming that the sound profile in your phone is set to Sound, you can turn on or off this feature by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Sounds and vibration and then tap it.
Tap the ON/OFF switch next to Vibrate while ringing to enable or disable this option. When the switch turns blue means the vibrate while ringing feature is enabled and your phone will play ringtone and vibrate at the same time when receiving calls.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge: How to Change Ringtone in Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

The most common way that can be taken to help you easily know when you have calls is by assigning a ringtone so your Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge will play it when receiving incoming calls, in condition that the sound profile in your phone is set to sound. When needed, you can set other pre-loaded tone available as ringtone when you're bored with the current one or want to use different one.


How to change ringtone?
You can set the required ringtone for incoming calls by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from a contact's detail page.

Method #1: From the settings menu
You can change the default ringtone for all contacts, except those that have been assigned to the different ringtones(see method #2), by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to find Sounds and vibration and then tap it.
Tap Ringtone.
Tap Ringtone to set the default ringt…