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How To Set Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus To Silent/Priority Mode

For those Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus owners, you might wish to know how to set Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus to silent mode. Unfortunately for the Galaxy S8 users, the Silent mode has been renamed to Priority Mode. If your device is running on an Android OS, the Silent Mode now runs under a different profile name known as ‘’Priority Mode.’’

One thing you should know is that the ease of use of Priority Mode is a little more advanced than the Silent Mode but the new mode is very useful once you have comprehended it. This is because the Priority Mode in Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus is more flexible especially when choosing Applications or the contacts that you want to do away with. Follow the below guideline on how to set your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus to Priority Mode in place of the old Silent Mode.

 

How do you set up Priority Mode?

Set up your Priority Mode by simply pressing the Volume key on your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus. A pop-up dialog box shows up on your screen. You can then select Priority from the dialog box. You will see the various options below the Priority Mode, which you can alter afterwards for the different ranges in time.

Use the (+) and (-) keys to set the duration of the Priority Mode on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. When your device is about to go into the Priority Mode, a star sign shows on your notifications screen. Only the Applications and persons that have been given access can notify you. Other apps such as messaging or calls can still update you but all that will happen without your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus making a single tone and this will continue until when the Priority Mode is set to OFF.

 

How to customize the Priority Mode options

You can alter the Priority Mode in several various ways the choosing the cog sign that pops when you activate Priority Mode on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus. You can alter things such as reminders and events and you can toggle between messages and calls as well. You can also select various persons that you wish to contact via the Priority Mode wall of silence.

The other cool option of the Priority Mode of your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus is that it enables you to choose the duration of time you wish your Priority mode to last and it will switch itself automatically. Choose the day, time of start and the time to end the Priority Mode via the options provided so you don’t have to actually bother with switching your Priority Mode ON and OFF manually.

 

How to control your applications

Control the particular applications within the Priority Mode of your Android OS that you wish to alter. You need to first browse to the sound and notification screen then go to the Application notification. Choose between any of the apps then toggle it to Priority. The great thing about the Priority Mode is that it blocks anything you don’t want coming through unless it is rated urgent.

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