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How To Hide Message Preview in Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus

You will be able to learn how you can disable popups or text message previews on the Samsung Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus such as the lock screen so that you can control privacy. Samsung has made a feature that shows or hides certain content away from notifications so that wandering eyes to not ease drop on them. We will show you how you can disable this feature below.

Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus owners will receive a notification popup message when you use the app for stock text messaging. You will see the same things on the lock screen and the notification bar that is towards the top of your screen. This option for a lot of people but a lot of people may also want to disable it hide this feature people being able to see it.

The apps on Samsung have lots of option and controls, and customization but people go for other option in the Google Play Store. There are some instructions that are quick that you can use in order hide some popups, information, and notifications on your lock screen if you do want to use the things that are already installed. You will be able to keep things more private which is always a good thing.


Popup Text Disabling

A feature that a lot of people like is the notification for the pop-up and the window when you receive a text on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. This allows user to reply quickly from the app that they are in and allows you to not be interrupted in what you are doing. You will be able to see who messaged you from the pop-up and allows you to get a quick sneak peak of the conversation, which allows you to be careful before opening the conversation that may be private.

A similar thing happens in the notification bar. A small icon appears without users dragging it down, and there’s a small preview of the text message. Another great option. You can easily remove and hide information for sharing incoming notifications if see them is not what you want. You will be able to see the messages by yourself when you decide to open the app for text messages. We should learn how you can disable this by reading below.

Being the default app for “Messages” and click the button for more that is on the right towards the top. You can then click on settings, then notifications, then turn “Pop-up display” off to remove this. It is a very simple process.

You can make things a bit more easy by using other options that Samsung has added recently for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. Another option you can use is the “Preview Message” that can be turned off to not allow previews. You will not see the information previewed but you will still see the pop-up and notification. You will be able to use the same feature but without the concerns with privacy.


Lock screen Information for Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus

We now how to remove the information of text messages for your lock screen. A lot of people are concerned with privacy but those features can be disabled easily. It is recommended to keep the option for the pop-up and keep it turned on but disable the preview and select what option you want to be shown on your lock screen below.

You will be able to learn how you can disable the feature of getting notifications of incoming calls to show up on the lock screen.

Click on the icon that looks like a gear shape to get to the settings that is at the top from the notifications or you that is in the menu for the apps. You can also choose “Lock screen & security” and go down and find “Notifications on lock screen”. Choose the option, which is first called “Content on lock screen” and then choose to hide the content. You will not see detailed information on the lock screen of Twitter, Gmail, or messages but you will see notifications. You can click on Do not show notifications by clicking on it so that nothing will shop up on your lock screen whatsoever.


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