If you’ve purchased the new Samsung phone, it’s a good idea to know about the Preview Message on lock screen of Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. A wonderful thing about the Preview Message is that it’ll let you view texts, notifications and other types of alerts straight on the lockscreen without the need to unlock your phone.
But one issues that some owners of the Galaxy S8 have with the Preview Message on lock screen is that everyone can see the texts and other messages that they got by just glancing at their phone. This can be a problem for someone as your privacy goes out the window, but you can customize this feature to your liking.
For those that want to know how to disable and turn off Message Preview on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus, the directions below will explain how you can solve this problem. Later if you decide you want to turn on Preview Message, just follow the same steps below and uncheck a few boxes at the end of the guide.
How to Disable PreviewMessage on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus:
- Power on the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus
- Go to Settings
- Tap on Applications
- Select Messages
- Tap on Notifications
- Select Preview Message
- Now uncheck the boxes that you want to be removed from the Message Preview settings of the Lock Screen or Status Bar
Once you’ve finished follow the instructions above, you should be able to turn off Preview Message on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus for the status bar and lock screen.
As mentioned above, if you later decide to enable and turn these settings back on, just follow the steps above and check the boxes that you’d like to appear on the Message Preview on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.