Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus: How To Display Text Messages On Lockscreen

Have you ever asked yourself how can Samsung Galaxy S9 devices look slightly different from one user to another? We’re not just talking about customizable features, the ones that users can personally take care of, but rather about available settings. In this particular case, it’s the carrier who decides what options you have at hand and, just as importantly, how your menus and options are displayed. You may have always wondered how to display text messages on the lockscreen on Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus.

That’s why you expect to find a particular option in one place but it’s not there. And you have to dig deeper and switch from one section to another, until you find what you were looking for. Blame it on your carrier but don’t let this stop you from searching for what you really need. For instance, there’s this great feature relating to how your text messages are displayed on the Lock Screen. Have you heard of it? Would you like to try it out? In case you have the Messages app provided by Verizon, this guide will be perfect for you. Read on!


How To Display Text Messages On Lock Screen On Samsung Galaxy S9:

  1. Go to the Home Screen and open the Message+ app;
  2. Tap on the 3-line icon from the upper left corner to extend the hamburger menu with your messaging options;
  3. Select Settings from that menu;
  4. Scroll down until you find the entry labeled as “Enable popup over Lock Screen”;
  5. Leave the settings afterward.


You go ahead and do that and it will be the beginning of a period where all your new incoming messages will have a preview displayed right on the lock screen. You can view them without having to unlock the screen of your Galaxy S9 and you can reply to them just as easily. When you tap on it, you’ll even get access to your conversation history with that contact!

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