Notifications & ringtones: Samsung Galaxy S8

Learn how to set alerts, ringtones, and notifications on the Samsung Galaxy S8.

 

 

 

Emergency alerts

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Messages.
  3. Tap the 3 dots icon in the top right.
  4. Tap Settings > Emergency alert settings.
  5. Tap Emergency alerts to set which alert types to receive.
  6. Select or clear the check boxes for:
    • Imminent extreme alert
    • Imminent severe alert
    • AMBER alerts

 

Incoming email

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Email.
  3. Tap the 3 dots icon in the top right of the screen.
  4. Tap Settings > Manage accounts.
  5. Tap your email address until it advances to the next screen,
  6. Scroll to NOTIFICATION SETTINGS.
  7. Tap Email notifications to select or clear the check box and turn on/off email notifications.
  8. Tap Notification sound to select or change the notification sound.
  9. Tap Vibrate to select or clear the check box and turn on or turn off vibrate notification.

 

Ringtones

 

Ringtone for all calls

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap Sounds and vibration.
  4. Tap Ringtone and select the desired ringtone.
  5. Tap the back arrow in the upper left corner, the selection is automatically saved

 

Ringtone for calls from one contact

You cannot assign a ringtone to contacts stored on the SIM card or Phone (device memory).

 

  1. From the Home screen, swipe up on an empty spot to open the Apps tray.
  2. Tap Contacts.
  3. Tap the desired Contact name > Details.
  4. Tap EDIT.
  5. Tap More.
  6. Tap Ringtone.
  7. Tap Allow Storage permission > ALLOW.
  8. Tap the desired ringtone to assign it to the contact and then tap OK.
  9. Tap the back arrow in the upper left corner, the selection is automatically saved.