Do you find the notification panel items and controls on your new Samsung smartphone somehow chaotic? If you think so, then this post might be able to help sort things out. Here’s a simple guide on how to customize the Galaxy S20 notification panel. You can use this as personal reference whenever you need help rearranging notification panel controls on your new Samsung smartphone.
The notification panel is a special section found on an Android smartphone. It holds various controls or shortcut icons to access main features and system functions of the phone. Launching the notification panel can be done in different ways depending on the type of device and software version they’re running on.
In this quick walk-through, you will find the steps on how to launch and customize the notification panel on the new Samsung Galaxy S20 smartphone. Read on for more detailed instructions.
Steps to Customize Galaxy S20 Notification Panel
Time Needed : 3 minutes
The following steps demonstrate one of the various commands you can use when customizing the Galaxy S20 notification panel. Here’s how to rearrange shortcut icons or tiles on the notification panel of your new Samsung smartphone. In case you’re having trouble following the instructions, I’ve also included visual representations in the form of screenshots that depict the actual screen and menu options described on each step. And here’s how it works.
- To get started, swipe your finger down from the top of the Home screen.
Doing so will open the Notification panel.
- Next, drag down the Quick Settings panel.
A new screen consisting of different shortcut controls will be displayed next.
- Tap on the Quick Menu icon on the top-right corner of the screen.
This icon is represented by a three-vertical dot figure. Tapping this icon will open a list of sub-items on a pop-up menu.
- Select Button order to continue.
Doing so will let you arrange the order of the buttons.
- Touch and hold a tile or icon that you want to move to a different location.
This will highlight or select the tile, making it ready for moving. To continue with this guide, let's choose the Airplane mode tile as an example.
- Then drag the tile to a new location.
You can drag and drop the tile to a new spot according to your preferred arrangement.
- After moving the tile or icon, tap Done.
This will save the recent changes you've made to your notification panel.
- Android 10, One UI 2.0
- Galaxy S20
In Samsung smartphones, including the recently released Galaxy flagship, the notification panel can be launched by swiping down from the top of the Home screen. Thus you can access important settings instantly, with just a swipe of your finger. The items or shortcut icons found on the notification panel vary between devices. Nonetheless, the notification panel in Samsung devices usually contains similar default controls.
Aside from button order, you can also use other quick commands such as quick panel layout and status bar to customize the notification panel of your device.
The default icons found in many Galaxy smartphone’s quick panel usually include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Mute/Ring and Auto-rotate icon. Expanding the quick panel will let you view other controls and shortcut icons.
There is also a reset button for you to click whenever you’d like to restore the default arrangement of the items on your notification panel.
That covers everything in this tutorial. Please keep posted for more comprehensive guides, tips, and tricks on how to make the most of your Samsung Galaxy S20 and other new Galaxy devices.
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