Disable Text Message Preview on Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge

Disable Text Message Preview on Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Samsung’s latest S series the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge come with a new trending features. And most of the features seems very interesting, but some of latest extreme features arrived too early. But we are going to discuss only one bit over the top feature today the text message previews. No doubt its a cool feature but it can cause some privacy issues. In this article, we will show you how to disable text message previews on Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge devices.

Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are the most popular smartphones launched by Samsung recently. And its popularity is increasing day by day, as a result, there are so many new users from all over the world are joining the Samsung club. Samsung always love to bundled as many features as possible in its latest flagship devices. It may attract to the new users but in some cases this lead to frustration and confusion for the old users of Samsung smartphones, as a result, they have to put their phone off sometimes. But this is not the dark side as it seems, there are several new features and services in Galaxy S7 which you can disable to enjoy the simple experience as well.

Disable Text Message Preview on Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge

In the latest stock messaging application of Galaxy S7 there is an option which display a text message preview of any new message. User will see a popup that display the contents of the text message briefly, and a ticker on the status bar. It also displayed the message when your phone is locked, which can lead to privacy issues when you are not around.

Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge Text Messages Preview

However, the process to disable text message previews on your Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge is not that difficult.

  • Open the stock Messages app of your Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge.
  • On the action bar there is a three dot menu button, tap on it and then tap on Settings.
  • Now tap on Notifications.
  • Here you will see options to disable notifications completely.
  • ‘disable pop-ups’ and ‘message previews’ are the two options from which you can choose to disable both or any one of them its up to you.

That’s how easy it is to disable text message previews on your Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge.

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