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Silencing Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus

Time to time, for instance when you are in an important meeting or in a library, having loud tunes might not be the best of things to have in your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus smartphone. Therefore, knowing how to silence your device during such times might come in handy for you.

Our guide below will assist you to figure out different scenarios and the different ways in which to silence Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus device.


Hence, it is important to know that there are five different types of sounds in Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus:

  • The ringtone sounds
  • Notification tunes
  • The media tunes
  • System alert tunes and;
  • The alarm tunes

So if you wish to silence your device, it is equally important that you are aware of the tunes you are altering, and which need not be altered.


How to silence your Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus ring tunes

If you do not want your device to produce any sound, try out any of the following methods

  1. Enable the ‘’Mute mode/Silent mode’’ or the ‘’Vibration mode’’
  2. Switch on ‘’Do not Disturb’’
  3. Set your ring tune as “Silent”


Method 1: enable ‘’Mute mode” to silence the Galaxy S8 ring tunes

Open the Galaxy S8 quick settings buttons and enable the “Mute mode” or the “Vibration mode in your Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus.

Touch on the icon to navigate through all the 3 sound modes

Sound mode

Vibration mode- enables no ringtones, no system tunes as well as the notification tunes. However, your device may still vibrate depending on the settings set for the vibration mode.

The mute mode- you get no sound, no notification tunes, no system tunes and no vibration for ring tune.

Alternatively, you can set the sound mode in Settings> Sounds and Vibration> Sound mode. To quickly set the Vibration mode, hold the Volume Down key until the phone vibrates. You can also engage the on-screen volume settings by pressing the Volume down or the Volume Up key to set your ring tones, system tunes, notification tunes as well as the media tunes selectively.

For the volume settings, simply go to the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus volume settings in Settings> Sounds and Vibration> Volume and set to your preference.


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